German Consulate General Boston


Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
Three Copley Place, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02116

Phone (617) 369 4900

Fax (617) 369 4940

Specific questions about Visas, as well as appointments, CANNOT be answered over the phone. Please write us an email or use the contact form on our website to get in touch with us.

Information on passport and consular/ legal matters can be answered by phone ONLY during the following times:

Monday through Thursday between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. only.

Spezifische Fragen zu Visa sowie Auskünfte zu Terminen können NICHT per Telefon beantwortet werden. Bitte schreiben Sie uns eine Email oder nutzen Sie das Kontaktformular auf unserer Website.

Telefonische Auskünfte zu Pässen und Personalausweisen sowie Rechts- und Konsularangelegenheiten können NUR zu folgenden Zeiten erteilt werden:

Montag bis Donnerstag zwischen 14:00 Uhr und 16:00 Uhr.

*We validate parking for the Copley Place Central Garage

Welcome to Boston!

Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General Boston. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide in our Visa, Passport, and Legal section, and Germany-related news and events in our area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including details on traveling, studying, and doing business in Germany. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens. The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Connecticut (except Fairfield County), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

Consul General Ralf Horlemann

The Consul General

The German Consulate in Boston is headed by Consul General Ralf Horlemann.


Schedule an Appointment in Boston

All applicants for passports, visas and consular matters NEED to schedule an appointment in order to hand in their applications!

Office Hours - Consular and Legal Services

Visitors Hours

Appointments are necessary for all visitors. Visitors hours are between 9.00 am to 12.00 noon.

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Passport Section
by appointment only

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Visa Section
by appointment only

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Other Consular Services

by appointment only

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You may reach the Consulate BY TELEPHONE during the following hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Friday: 8.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.