Address, Contact, Hours


German Consulate General

1960 Jackson Street

San Francisco  CA  94109

Passport and Visa Information only

Tel.: (415) 353 0343

Fax: (415) 353-0340

Email to the German Consulate San Francisco

Other Consular Services

Tel.: (415) 775 1061

Fax: (415) 775 0187

Passport or Visa information will not be available

at this number.

Office Hours - Consulate

Monday to Friday      
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

You may reach the Consulate by phone:

Monday to Thursday


7:30 am -  4:30 pm

7:30 am -  1:30 pm

Office Hours - Legal and Consular Department

The Consular and Legal Section is open to the public Monday through Friday, except on selected German and American Holidays.

Visa collection is possible from Monday to Friday  9:00 am - 12.00 noon.

To book an appointment to submit your application, please follow the links below:


Emergency Information

Should you be in a situation where you need immediate help  you may call the emergeny phone number of the German Consulate after office hours and on weekends at the following number: 1-202-298-4000

Please note that the emergency service of the German Consulate is  basically meant to assist Germans in dire situations.
General information, visa questions etc cannot be answered when calling this number.

Please, note!

No guns, knives or other potential arms are permitted to the Consulate office or visitor waiting area!
No pets, except service dogs, are permitted to the Consulate office or visitor waiting area!

No electronic decvices are permitted to the visitor waiting area!

You may store your Smartphone, tablet or similar device in a locker with our guard at your own responsibility.

No luggage or bulky items are permitted to the Consulate office or visitor waiting area!

2017 Holiday Closures

The Consulate General will be closed on the following German and American holidays:  

January 1

New Years Day

January 16

Martin Luther King Day

April 14

Good Friday

April 17

Easter Monday

May 29

 Memorial Day

June 5


July 4

Independence Day

September 4

Labor Day

October 3

Day of German Unity

October 31

Reformation Day

November 23

Thanksgiving Day

December 25

Christmas Day

December 26

Boxing Day