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International Protocol

Arranging an International Visit

The Director of International Protocol in the Secretary of State’s Office arranges and facilitates meetings between the Governor and international leaders. The Secretary and the Director receive international delegations on behalf of the Governor when he is unavailable. The Director also assists the Secretary with logistics for each diplomatic visit and provides support to the consulates in planning official visits to Texas.

If you are coordinating the visit of an official governmental delegation that will be traveling to Texas and would like to arrange a meeting with officials from the Secretary of State’s Office or the Governor’s Office, please submit a written request to the Director of Protocol:

Please include information about your group, dates and/or times of the visit, and contact information in your letter.

Protocol or international inquiries may be directed to Cammy Jones at the Secretary of State at (512) 463-5268.

Scheduling requests should be submitted in writing and faxed to (512) 475-2761 or sent via email to Cammy Jones.