Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Foreign & Commonwealth Office was replaced by Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has closed. It’s been replaced by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).

FCDO guidance, services and information

These services are now provided by FCDO:

History of FCO

FCO was a ministerial department from October 1968 to September 2020. It merged with the Department for International Development to create FCDO.

Documents

Research and statistics

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Policy papers and consultations

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