Republic of Ivalice
Department of State
Seal of the Ivalician Department of State
Department overview
Formed April 4, 1619
Jurisdiction Federal government of Ivalice
Headquarters Michael Wellington Department of State Building
5 Grosvenor Square SW
Employees 25,000+ (2010)
Annual budget 2.52 billioni (2009)
Agency executives R. Sandino Ramirez, Secretary of State
Albert Spencer, Deputy Secretary of State
Child agencies Foreign Civil Service
Ivalice Diplomacy Network
Office of the Global Treaty Representative

The Department of State (often referred to as State), is the Ivalician foreign ministry. It is the federal executive department responsible for international diplomatic operations of Ivalice. The Department was created in 1619 and was the first executive department established.

The Department is headquartered in the Michael Wellington Building, located at 5 Grosvenor Square, SW, in the Embassy Row neighborhood of Koiwai. The Department operates the diplomatic missions of Ivalice abroad and is responsible for implementing the foreign policy of Ivalice and coordinating its diplomacy efforts.

The Department is led by the Secretary of State, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The Secretary of State is the first Cabinet official in the order of precedence and in the presidential line of succession (fourth overall, after the Vice President, the Speaker of the House, and the highest ranking Senator). The current Secretary of State is R. Sandino Ramirez.

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