Monaco–United States relations

Monaco–United States relations

Monaco – United States relations
Map indicating locations of Monaco and USA


United States

Monaco – United States relations are bilateral relations between Monaco and the United States.


  • History 1
  • Agreements 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Monaco and the United States exchanged consular officials soon after the end of the

  • History of Monaco - U.S. relations

External links

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Department of State (Background Notes).

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "History of Relations, Monaco with USA," Embassy of Monaco in Washington DC,
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An extradition treaty was signed between the two nations in 1939.[9] An agreement on Passport Visas was signed in 1952.[1] A Tax Information Exchange Agreement was made in 2009.[1]


In December 2006, the United States and Monaco upgraded from consular to full diplomatic relations. Shortly thereafter, Craig Stapleton (ambassador to France) was accredited to Monaco, and ambassador Gilles Noghes became the first Monegasque ambassador to the United States.[7] In 2009 Stapleton was replaced by Charles Rivkin.[1] The United States does not yet have a diplomatic mission located in Monaco but there is an embassy in Paris, and a consulate general in Marseille. On December 3rd 2013, Her Excellency Maguy Maccario Doyle replaced Noghes as the Principality's new emissary to Washington DC following her appointment by His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco. Ambassador Maccario Doyle is the first woman to hold the post at the Embassy. [8]

Until 2006 Monaco's only career Consul-General (Maguy Maccario-Doyle in 2006) operated out of New York, but directed all the Honorary Consuls in placements worldwide.[6]

Prince Albert I of Monaco travelled to the US three times.[1] Monaco hosted US soldiers during the First World War.[1] From 1956 until her death in 1982, the American-born Grace Kelly was married to Prince Rainier III. They made their first official visit to the United States in 1956.[4][5]

[1] in 1906.Nice The first US consular agent was Emile de Loth, accredited in February 1874, but this post was closed and moved to [2] Derisive commentary at the time suggested that the primary role of maintaining the unpaid consul was to provide a reception for Monaco's navy of one steam ship.[3] ), and supported no extensive commerce.[2] In 1897 it was estimated that this consulate in New York served less than half a dozen citizens of Monaco (with around 40 in the entire USA in 1901[1]