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Scottish Affairs Office
The British Embassy
3100 Massachusetts Ave
DC 20008

Tel: (202) 588-6508

Scottish Office
777 Bay Street, Suite 2800
Toronto, ON
M4X 1C3

Tel: (416) 408 1024

Scotland in the USA and Canada

Map of North America

The USA is Scotland's biggest overseas trading partner; its largest inward investor and a hugely valuable tourism market. Canada also has a special significance for Scotland and represents a major export and tourism market.

The Scottish Affairs Office in Washington DC exists to promote Scotland's interests in the United States and Canada. Both countries are vital to Scotland's prosperity in the years and decades ahead.

The Scottish Affairs Office is supported by the Second Secretary for Scottish Affairs in Canada. The Second Secretary is based in Toronto and works collaboratively with the Scottish Government, Scottish Development International and VisitScotland to promote Scotland's interests in Canada.

In this section

Scottish Affairs Office

History and overview of the office in the USA.

US Strategy

Plan for engagement with the USA.

Canada Strategy

Plan for engagement in Canada.

International Framework

Summary of the Framework.


Related information and useful links.

Scotland Week

Events in North America to promote ties with Scotland.