The Spanish Embassy is located in Washington, DC (2375 Pennsylvania Ave, NW. 20037) and our Consulates throughout the United States are in Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, and San Francisco, Washington DC, and Puerto Rico.
The Spanish Embassy in Washington, DC, represents the Spanish Government and fosters the close relations between the two countries. The growth of the institutional networking promotes mutual understanding and cooperation between our two countries.
The Ambassador of Spain in the United States represents the Spanish government and its institutions in the US. He follows closely the events and opinion in the US and assures the protection of Spanish interests.
Mr. Ramón Gil-Casares Satrústegui is the Spanish Ambassador to the US.
The Spanish government has consulates across the United States. They provide a number of legal-administrative services with effect in Spain, to Spanish citizens and also to foreigners with some connection to Spain (this includes visa services). Our consular offices are in Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, and San Francisco, Washington DC, and Puerto Rico.
A little bit of History & Location
Spain and the United States established diplomatic relations in 1785, two years after American independence. In 1795 they signed their first treaty, the Treaty of Friendship, Limits, and Navigation. The first Ambassador was Diego María de Gardoqui and Arriquibar.
The Embassy is located at 2375 Pennsylvania Avenue near the Washington Circle, the new residence at Foxhall road was inaugurated in January 2004.The architect is Rafael Moneo- Winner of the Prizker of Architecture in 1995. The former Residence located in 16 St and Fuller is today being used for cultural and other events.