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


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


Exhibition Opening "X=Change" at the German House

ISCP alumni show selected works in the German House, opening Thursday, February 15, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Nine German artists with one common experience: They all have been residents in the International Studio & Curatorial Programm, ISCP, in Brooklyn/New York. Artists: Birthe Blauth, Tatjana Busch, Motoko Dobashi, Isabelle Dyckerhoff, Annegret Hoch, Nina Annabelle Märkl, Sybille Rath, Susanne Thiemann, Anne Wodtcke.The show is on view until Wednesday, May 2, 2018.
RSVP required for the opening reception:

Rosenstrasse, Berlin

Resistance of the Heart -The Uprising of the Berlin Women on Rosenstrasse in 1943

Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Rosenstrasse protests, Michael Lahr will outline the historic context; Gregorij von Leitis will read passages of Nathan Stoltzfus’ award-winning book, at the German House on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 6:00 PM.
Admission is free, but an RSVP is required at:

Deutsches Haus at NYU

Internship Vacancies at Deutsches Haus at NYU

Both the language and cultural programs at Deutsches Haus at NYU are accepting applications for a three-month unpaid internship on a rolling basis. Apply today and join one of New York's leading institutions for German culture and language located at the renowned New York University. Find out more about the positions:
Internship Culture [pdf, 1,994.52k]

Internship Language [pdf, 43.55k]

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.