- (formal) A title of respect for males used when referring to heads of state, heads of government, governors, ambassadors, ecclesiastics such as Catholic Bishops, Nuncios, royalty and those of equivalent rank.
- This is the third-person form of address. The form used in the second person is Your Excellency.
- Those addressed as Excellency are heads of state, heads of government, governors, ambassadors, ecclesiastics such as Catholic Bishops, Nuncios etc, royalty, and others holding equivalent rank (e.g., heads of international organizations, high commissioners in the Commonwealth of Nations) and the FIFA President.
- The exact forms of address vary somewhat from country to country.
|Third person - female (Her)||Third person - male (His)||Second person (Your)||Third person - plural (Their)|
|Her Britannic Majesty||His Britannic Majesty||Your Britannic Majesty|
|Her Excellency||His Excellency||Your Excellency|
|Her Highness||His Highness||Your Highness|
|Her Imperial Highness||His Imperial Highness||Your Imperial Highness|
|Her Imperial Majesty||His Imperial Majesty||Your Imperial Majesty|
|Her Maj||His Maj||Your Maj|
|Her Majesty||His Majesty||Your Majesty||Their Majesties|
|Her Royal Highness||His Royal Highness||Your Royal Highness||Their Royal Highnesses|
|Her Royal Majesty||His Royal Majesty||Your Royal Majesty|