Certificates of Competency for Nominees to be Chiefs of Mission

In accordance with Section 304 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980, Certificates of Competency must be presented to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for presidential nominees to be Chief of Mission that demonstrate the competence of [a] nominee to perform the duties of the position in which he or she is to serve. Per Section 712 of the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Certificates of Competency are posted to this site within seven days of transmittal to the Senate. To view a nominee’s Certificate of Competency, you may select the current year from list to the left or search below.

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