New Czech Honorary Consulate opens in Seattle, Washington
12.07.2013 / 18:04
On June 28, 2013, Czech Republic opened its twentieth Honorary Consulate in the United States in the city of Seattle, Washington. The consular post will be headed by Mr. Wayne Jehlik, founder and director of the Czech Center for Education and Culture.
The consulate was inaugurated during a ceremony attended by many distinguished guests, including the Deputy Minister of Environment Mr. Tomáš Tesař, Czech Ambassador to the United States Petr Gandalovic, and Darryl Smith, Deputy Mayor of Seattle.
Consular jurisdiction of the Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Seattle covers the entire State of Washington. Besides offering help to Czech tourists and notarizing documents to be used in the Czech Republic, the consulate should open up avenues for more active cultural, scholar and economic exchange between the Czech Republic and teh State of Washington, promote tourism, and engage in compatriot relations.
Honorary Consulate contact information:
3115 NE 65th St.
Seattle, WA 98115
Tel: (206) 229-7127
Fax: (206) 523-2220
Hours: by appointment only