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More information about Liechtenstein is available on the Liechtenstein Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.


The United States established diplomatic relations with Liechtenstein in 1997. The good relations between the two countries are based on close commercial cooperation and common support for democracy, human rights, and free markets. The United States and Liechtenstein have signed a mutual legal assistance treaty, focused largely on jointly combating money laundering and other illegal banking activities, a tax information exchange agreement, and an agreement to implement the provisions of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The United States does not have an embassy in Liechtenstein, but the U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland is also accredited to Liechtenstein.

U.S. Assistance to Liechtenstein

The United States provides no development assistance to Liechtenstein.

Bilateral Economic Relations

Liechtenstein and Switzerland represent one mutual economic area with open borders between the two countries. European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries, which include Liechtenstein and Switzerland, are significant markets for U.S. exporters and investors.

Liechtenstein’s Membership in International Organizations

Liechtenstein and the United States belong to a number of the same international organizations, including the United Nations, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and World Trade Organization.

Bilateral Representation

Principal embassy officials are listed in the Department’s Key Officers List.

Liechtenstein maintains an embassy in the United States at 2900 K Street, NW, Suite 602-B, Washington, DC 20007; tel. (202) 331-0590.

More information about Liechtenstein is available from the Department of State and other sources, some of which are listed here:

U.S. Embassy
History of U.S. Relations With Liechtenstein
Travel Information
CIA Worldfactbook Liechtenstein Page

U.S. Department of State

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