The Principality is very cosmopolitan, with over 140 nationalities represented. The population of Monaco is over 39,000, of whom 8,000 are Monegasques, almost 10,000 are French nationals, more than 8,000 are Italian, and 2,800 are British. Several national communities number in the hundreds, including, for example, the Belgian, the Switzerland, the Germany, the United States of America communities.
The diplomatic network
Monaco asserts its presence and influence on the international stage through its diplomatic and consular network. Under the supervision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, these official representations enable the Principality to develop its relationships with governments in the countries concerned.
As for the representation of foreign countries in Monaco, several dozen states currently have an Embassy accredited in the Principality. For the full list of embassies and consulates, see the Monaco Worldwide page.
The network of associations
The Principality's international network of associations, which is comprised of several dozen associations, enables all foreign nationals to find fellow citizens, thanks in particular to the presence of foreign communities - See
Information meetings for new and future residents
What is living in Monaco like? How to register children for school? How does healthcare work? What are the steps to set up a business?
To answer those questions, the Welcome Office invites future and new residents to attend the next information meeting to be held on Thursday 11 January 2024 at 6.30 pm at the Club des Résidents Étrangers de Monaco (CREM).
The purpose of the event is to inform you on all aspects of life in Monaco, from healthcare to transportation, education and even business related questions.
Guests attend a 45-minute presentation in English and refreshments are served afterwards within the Club.
Whereas general enquiries are answered during the presentation, personal questions are preferably addressed at the end of the event on a one-to-one basis to the Welcome Office staff (trilingual French / English / Italian).
Registration is mandatory:
- by phone :(+377) 98 98 98 98
- by email
If you wish to come along with a relative, please inform us in advance.
The event is exclusively reserved for those who would like to become residents or who are currently relocating to Monaco.
Association of Honorary Consuls of Monaco (ACHM)
In 2003, the Association of Honorary Consuls of Monaco (ACHM) was established to bring together members of the consular corps. The association also provides a structure for welcoming foreign nationals, making available the tools they need to integrate into Monegasque society and their community of origin.