German Consulate General Boston

Important

If you have been issued 2 Schengen visas within the past 2 years for which your fingerprints were taken (if you do not remember, you can check your old visa sticker for the letters "vis" in the bottom lines) AND at least 1 of these was issued by the German Consulate in Boston, you can now send us your application via mail for the following purposes: business meetings and visiting German or EU immediate family members residing in Germany. Please scroll down to read about the specifications regarding this service.

Address

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.

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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! Use the link below.

NOTE:

If you have been issued 2 Schengen visas within the past 2 years for which your fingerprints were taken (if you do not remember, you can check your old visa sticker for the letters "vis" in the bottom lines) AND at least 1 of these was issued by the German Consulate in Boston, you can now send us your application via mail for the following purposes: business meetings and visiting German or EU immediate family members residing in Germany.

Please find the application form, as well as the information leaflets regarding supporting documents, on our website www.germany.info. Your envelope MUST include the visa fee, your passport and, in case you wish to have your passport mailed back to you via USPS, a pre-filled USPS envelope/slip with your address, as well as an additional 24.00 USD for the USPS fee.

Visa Fee
+ self-pick-up Option
Total Fee
76.00 USD
0.00 USD
76.00 USD
Visa Fee
+ return-by-mail Option
Total Fee
76.00 USD
24.00 USD
100.00 USD

The processing time after we have received your complete application can take up to 2 weeks; please allow an additional 2 business days for returning it by mail.

You can send our application to the following address:

German Consulate General

Visa Section

3 Copley Place, Suite 500

Boston, MA 02116/USA

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.

Schedule appointment here

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.