German Embassy, Washington, DC

Capitol Hill in Washington DC Enlarge image Capitol Hill in Washington DC (© iStock) 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) *Accessibility

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.

Important Announcement

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

Solidarity With Spain Against Terrorism

Aug 18, 2017 |
Flags at half-staff in remembrance of victims of terror attack in Spain

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."

Team Germany Places 5th in First Global Robotics Challenge

Jul 19, 2017 |
Team Germany at First Global robotics challenge in Washington, DC

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.

Thank You to US Air Force for Rescuing German Citizens off Coast of Florida

Jul 14, 2017 |
Preparing to dive into the ocean

"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.

Handball Star Henning Fritz Asks: Can the Sport Make it in the USA?

Jun 15, 2017 |
Henning Fritz (center) with members of the DC Diplomats handball team

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.