We are always interested to hear from those who have left the Foreign & Commonwealth Office to pursue other careers and interests and are now interested in returning to the FCO. In particular, we would like to hear from those who would have reached middle and senior management, had they remained. See Returning to the FCO for more information.
If you need to find residential accommodation on taking up your appointment at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London, then we have some useful information to help you find the right place to live in Moving to London.
The provision of childcare facilities is an important factor for many of our prospective employees and a new nursery was opened in King Charles Street in September 2001. For more information on what is available, places and fees see Childcare Facilities at the FCO.
Prospective DS officers may also wonder what life will be like for their families as they travel from post to post. The Diplomatic Service Families Association offers support and guidance to the partners and families of globally mobile officers.
The FCO Association provides its members with a simple and effective way of maintaining contact between retired and serving staff, as well as information about developments in the FCO.