German Consulate General New York

At night the Empire State Building is illuminated in the colors black, red and gold.

Welcome to New York!

On this website you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in the Tri-State-Area.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Bermuda, Connecticut (Fairfield County), New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

GK New York David Gill

The Consul General

The Consulate General in New York
is headed by
Consul General David Gill

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Thanksgiving 2017

The German Consulate General will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 23.


Appointments for Legal and Consular Matters

Due to high demand for passport and visa application appointments, waiting times for an appointment may be increased. Please consider this while arranging personal travel plans.

Please note that an appointment is necessary for the processing of most legal and consular matters at the Consulate General in New York. To make an appointment, please use our

Appointment System

For further information please click here

Elias Wessel: History of Touches

Elias Wessel: History of Touches – Exhibition Opening

Elias Wessel’s exhibition “History of Touches” will be on display until December 15, 2017 at the German House.

Ensemble Horizonte presents: “Brücken – Bridges”

Ensemble Horizonte presents: “Brücken – Bridges”

The German Ensemble Horizonte presents an interdisciplinary concert project at the German Consulate General on Thursday, December 14, 2017.

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Job Openings

There is currently one job opening at the German House.

Facts about Germany

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. All in no less than 19 languages - and on top of that, all the “Facts” can be downloaded as an e-paper.