ADS Reference 527maa

Guidance on How to Open a USAID Mission

Mandatory Reference for ADS Chapter 527

Mandatory Reference: 527
File Name: 527maa_093003_cd33
Revision: 09/30/2003
Effective Date: 09/29/2003


This guidance outlines a strategy for performing the administrative functions of opening a new USAID Mission at an overseas Post. These procedures provide a framework for establishing the foundation of a fully operational Mission. This document is to be used as a guide to setting up a new Mission only after all necessary bilateral, diplomatic, and programmatic negotiations are complete and the Administrator has approved the new Mission.


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