German Embassy, Washington, DC
Capitol Hill in Washington DC
Welcome to the German Embassy in Washington, DC, the official representation of the Federal Government of Germany in the United States.
4645 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC 20007
Phone (202) 298-4000
Phone (202) 298-4224 (Passport & Visa)
Our legal section provides consular and legal services for US residents and German citizens within the Embassy's area of consular jurisdiction: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.
The Legal and Consular Section of the German Embassy in Washington, DC, will be closed from Thursday, November 16 to Tuesday, November 21, 2017.
Click below for further information about hours and holidays.
Address, Contact & Office Hours
Aug 18, 2017
The German Embassy lowered its flags to half-staff on Friday in remembrance of the victims of the terror attacks in Spain. In Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel assured Spain of Germany's solidarity and said both countries are united in the determination not to let attacks like this "stop us from living our way of life."
Jul 19, 2017
A team of eleventh-graders from Stuttgart and their robot, "Werner," placed 5th out of 162 teams from all over the world at the First Global robotics challenge.
Jul 14, 2017
"Your rescue forces performed a remarkable feat, thus adding yet another, especially impressive act to the countless examples of friendship between our two nations,” Ambassador Wittig writes in a letter to Secretary of the Air Force Wilson.
Air Force Rescue
Jun 15, 2017
On a recent visit to the German Embassy Washington, Henning Fritz debated how to popularize the lighting-fast, high-scoring, physically demanding sport of handball with representatives of the Washington area’s premiere handball club: the DC Diplomats.