Diplomatic Notes

To be updated after confirmation

 

Accreditations/Visas
HC-60-02: Definition of Family (PDF 16 KB) 11/13/2002
HC-83-04: Employer Requirements Domestic Employee Contracts (PDF 30 KB) 7/9/2004
HC-131-04: Employer Requirements for Domestic Employees Secretariat  (PDF 28 KB) 11/1/2004
HC-143-04: Overage Dependents Confirmation – Missions (PDF 25 KB) 12/16/2004
HC-143-[S]-04: Overage Dependents Confirmation Secretariat (PDF 24 KB) 12/16/2004
HC-143[SMM, OIC, ISA, EU, & AU]-04: Overage Dependents Confirmation Observer Offices (PDF 24 KB) 12/16/2004
HC-06-05: Diplomatic Accreditation Criteria (PDF 19 KB) 1/19/2005
HC-52-05: Domestic Employee Prevailing Wage (PDF 18 KB) 6/9/2005
HC-53-05: Domestic Employee Prevailing Wage Secretariat (PDF 19 KB) 6/10/2005
HC-21-06: Visa Requirements for Interns (PDF 18 KB) 3/17/2006
HC-34-07: Prevailing Wage for Domestic Employees – Missions (PDF 18 KB) 5/16/2007
HC-34[s]-07: Prevailing Wage for Domestic Employees – Secretariat (PDF 17 KB) 5/16/2007
HC-57-08 and HC-83-04 : Treatment of Domestic Workers at UN Missions (PDF 142 KB) 6/27/2008
HC-57[S]-08 and HC-131-04: Treatment of Domestic Workers at the UN Secretariat (PDF 190 KB) 6/27/2008
HC-106-(S)-09: Prevailing Wage 2009 Secretariat (PDF 31 KB) 5/25/2009
HC-106-09: Prevailing Wage 2009 Circular (PDF 33 KB) 9/25/2009
HC-125-09: Domestic Employees PreNotification Missions (PDF 35 KB) 10/15/2009
HC-125-(S)-09: Domestic Employees PreNotification Secretariat (PDF 35 KB) 10/23/2009
HC-125-(REV)-09: Revision of diplomatic note HC-125-09 (PDF 16 KB) 11/23/2009
HC-125-(S)-(REV)-09: Revision of diplomatic note HC-125-(S)-09 Secretariat (PDF 15 KB) 11/23/2009
HC-144-09: Definition of Family Members, Missions (PDF 13 KB) 11/24/2009
HC-144-(S)-09: Definition of Family Members, United Nations (PDF 12 KB) 11/24/2009
HC-03-10: Criteria for Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (PDF 21 KB) 1/27/2010
HC-39-11: Prevailing Wage Missions Circular (PDF 48 KB) 3/30/2011
HC-40-(S)-11: Prevailing Wage Secretariat (PDF 55 KB) 3/30/2011
HC-128-11: Prevailing Wage Missions Circular (PDF 48 KB) 9/28/2011
HC-129-(S)-11: Prevailing Wage Secretariat (PDF 55 KB) 9/28/2011
HC-18-12: Household Employee Requirements Circular (PDF 47 KB) 1/20/2012
HC-18-S-12: Household Employee Requirements Secretariat (PDF 46 KB) 1/20/2012
HC-12-12: New ID Cards Circular (PDF 75 KB) 1/24/2012
HC-13-12: New ID Cards Secretariat (PDF 72 KB) 1/24/2012
HC-14-12: New ID Cards EU (PDF 74 KB) 1/24/2012
HC-15-12: New ID Cards Holy See (PDF 70 KB) 1/24/2012
HC-24-13: Domestic Worker Prevailing Wage 2013 Diplomatic Circular (PDF 56 KB) 3/15/2013
HC-24-(S)-13: Domestic Worker Prevailing Wage 2013 Secretariat Diplomatic Note (PDF 54 KB) 3/15/2013
HC-41-(S)-13, I-94: CHANGES – Guidance for UN Secretariat (PDF 17 KB) 5/7/2013
HC-41-13, I-94: CHANGES – Guidance for Missions and Observers (PDF 20 KB) 5/17/2013
HC-99-13: Prevailing Wage 2013 Circular (PDF 61 KB) 9/27/2013
HC-99-(S)-13: Prevailing Wage 2013 Secretariat (PDF 54 KB) 9/27/2013
HC-49-14: Accreditation of Secondary Dependents (PDF 67 KB) 5/21/2014
HC-59-14: Domestic Worker Requirements 2014 Circular Missions (PDF 101 KB) 6/6/2014
HC-60-14: REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT for Change of Visa Status Requests Diplomatic Circular (PDF 69 KB) 6/17/2014
HC-59-(S)-14: Domestic Worker Requirements 2014 Secretariat (PDF 108 KB) 7/3/2014
HC-91-14: Prevailing Wage 2014 Domestic Workers diplomatic circular Missions (PDF 57 KB) 7/25/2014
HC-91-(S)-14: Prevailing Wage 2014 Domestic Workers diplomatic note Secretariat (PDF 56 KB) 7/25/2014
HC-106-(S)-14: Transfer of Domestic Workers 2014 SECRETARIAT (PDF 48 KB) 10/9/2014
HC-106-14: Transfer of Domestic Workers 2014 CIRCULAR (PDF 51 KB) 10/9/2014
HC-06-15: Revised Policies & Procedures regarding passports Circular (PDF 9 KB) 2/12/2015
HC-35-15: Tax Circular regarding Domestic Workers (PDF 91 KB) 4/17/2015
HC-42-15: VISA REQUESTS and RENEWALS (CANADA only) Revised Circular (PDF 10 KB) 4/29/2015
HC-44-15: Visa Circular regarding Applications for Renewals and Changes of Status (PDF 164KB) 5/8/2015
HC-01-16: Criteria for Dipomatic Privileges and Immunities (PDF 162 KB) 1/13/2016
HC-11-16: Intern Visa Guidance (PDF 81 KB) 3/11/2016
HC-57-16: Visa Circular Updated Requirements Related to G1 G2 G3 Visa Aplications (PDF 183 KB) 6/6/2016
HC-71-16: Arrival and Departure Notification Requirements (PDF 134 KB) 7/18/2016
HC-79-16: Accreditations Handbook Circular (PDF 138 KB) 9/13/2016
HC-109-16: Immediate Family Visa Reg Change (PDF 81 KB) 12/8/2016
HC-109-(S)-16: Immediate Family Visa Reg Change (PDF 54 KB) 12/9/2016
HC-06-17: Domestic Worker Minimum Wage Requirement for 2017 (PDF 54 KB) 1/19/2017
HC-06-(S)-17: Domestic Worker Minimum Wage Requirement (United Nations) for 2017 (PDF 12 KB) 1/20/2017
HC-84-17: Updated Requirements G1, G2 or G3 Visa Application (PDF 54 KB) 10/20/2017
HC-05-18: Domestic Worker Minimum Wage Requirement (Missions) 2018 (PDF 54 KB) 1/31/2018
HC-05-(S)-18: Domestic Worker Minimum Wage Requirement (United Nations) 2018 (PDF 53 KB) 1/31/2018
HC-59-18: Same Sex Domestic Partner Policy (PDF 81 KB) 7/12/2018
HC-60-18: Visa’s 73RD UNGA (PDF 53 KB) 7/27/2018
HC-64-18: Letters of Citizenship Acquisition (PDF 73 KB) 7/31/2018
HC-88-18: Diplomatic Circular, Domestic Worker Legal Requirements Update (Missions) (PDF 79 KB) 11/28/2018
HC-88-(S)-18: Diplomatic Note, Domestic Worker Legal Requirements Update (United Nations (PDF 80 KB) 11/28/2018
HC-94-18: Domestic Worker Minimum Wage 2019 (Missions) (PDF 54 KB) 12/6/2018
HC-94-(S)-18: Domestic Worker Minimum Wage 2019 (United Nations) (PDF 54 KB) 12/6/2018
HC-29-19: In Person Registration of Domestic Workers Launched (PDF 79KB) 4/17/2019
Property Issues
HC-35-04: Acquisition and Use of Real Property (PDF 27 KB) 4/21/2004
HC-86-09: Property Tax Note (PDF 24 KB) 7/30/2009
HC-132-09: NYC Property Tax (PDF 21 KB) 10/20/2009
HC-125-11: Acquisition & Use of Real Property –Permanent Missions (PDF 75 KB) 9/16/2011
HC-127-11: Exemption from Taxation on Real Property – Staff Housing (PDF 89 KB) 9/19/2011
HC-67-12: Verification of Permanent Mission Real Property Records (PDF 29 KB) 5/29/2012
HC-18-14: Foreign Mission Real Estate Tax Procedures (PDF 1.5 MB) 1/30/2014
Arrival and Departure Information
73rd UNGA Arrival and Departure Briefing (PDF 5.8 MB) 8/27/2018
73rd UNGA Briefing Book (PDF 12 MB) 8/27/2018
HC-62-18: Hotel Security (PDF 73 KB) 9/14/2018
General Diplomatic Circular Notes
HC-74-16: Non-Eligibility Letter for DMV Services (PDF 87 KB) 8/9/2016
HC-08-17: OFM DMV Enforcement Program (PDF 243 KB) 1/23/2017
HC-13-17: Insurance Requirements for Aircrafts Vessels and Motor Vehicles (PDF 160 KB) 3/16/2017
HC-21-17: Drones Unmanned Aerial System UAS (PDF 435 KB) 4/17/2017
HC-23-17: Modified Layout of Drivers Licenses and Non-Driver ID Cards (PDF 352 KB) 5/5/2017
HC-52-17: Armed Security for UNGA 72 (PDF 186 KB) 8/23/2017
HC-61-18: Armed Security for the 73rd UNGA (PDF 94 KB) 8/9/2018
Diplomatic Parking
Parking Program for Diplomatic Vehicles (PDF 136 KB) 8/21/2002
ANNEX I – Handling Notices of Parking Violation Issued Before November 1, 2002 (PDF 13 KB) 8/31/2002
HC-54-03: Responding to Parking Tickets (PDF 24 KB) 6/16/2003
HC-84-03: Unauthorized Vehicles in Parking Spaces (PDF 27 KB) 8/27/2003
HC-11-06: Towed Vehicle Procedure (PDF 163 KB) 3/6/2006
List of Delivery Vehicle Parking Spaces (PDF 8 KB) 11/21/2006
ANNEX IV – Towed Vehicle Procedure (PDF 85 KB) 8/30/2007
Employment Authorization
Employment Authorization Checklist (PDF 11 KB) 8/31/2007
Host Country Treaty Obligations
International Organizations Immunities Act: PL 79-291 (PDF 482 KB) 12/29/1945
Headquarters Agreement: PL 80-357 (PDF 909 KB) 8/4/1947
Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the UN 21 UST 1418 (PDF 876 KB) 4/29/1970
Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 23 UST 3227, PL 95-393 (PDF 3.8 MB) 12/13/1972
Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act: PL 94-538 (PDF 522 KB) 10/21/1976
UN Committee on Relations with the Host Country
General Assembly Resolution 2819 (PDF 71 KB) 12/15/1971
Report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country (PDF 424 KB) 1/11/2006