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.

In our Visa, Passport, Legal section you will find information on the numerous 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.

Embassy Hosts Traditional 'Neujahrskonzert'

Jan 25, 2017 | Germany.info
Neujahrskonzert

On Tuesday evening, Jan. 24, guests of the German Embassy were treated to a special Neujahrskonzert by three young musicians from Weimar to welcome the New Year.

Ambassador Wittig on WAMU's '1A'

Jan 19, 2017 | Germany.info
microphone in studio

Ambassador Wittig spoke with Joshua Johnson, host of 1A on WAMU 88.5 on Thursday about German-American relations, transatlantic trade and investment relations, NATO, the European Union and more.

Ambassador Wittig: We Need A Robust Transatlantic Alliance

Jan 17, 2017 | Germany.info
NATO Headquarters in Brussels

In an op-ed published in the Huffington Post and in light of recent interview comments made by the President-Elect, Ambassador Peter Wittig promotes the transatlantic alliance.

Berlin B-boys Bring 'Flying Bach' to Washington

Jan 10, 2017 | Germany.info
The Flying Steps

On January 9, following the Washington, DC premiere of their global hit Red Bull Flying Bach show at the Warner Theater, the German Embassy hosted the Berlin-based dance troupe the Flying Steps. The show’s co-creators, Vartan Bassil and Christoph Hagel, explained its genesis and why Bach and breakdance belong together.

Thank You for Support and Solidarity

Dec 22, 2016 | Germany.info
Embassy flags at half-staff

We would like to thank everyone who has taken the time to express their sympathy, support and solidarity with Berlin and Germany in the wake of the deadly attack on the Christmas market.

Ambassador Wittig on CNN and NPR

Dec 22, 2016 | Germany.info
microphone in studio

Ambassador Wittig talked to CNN and NPR this week about the response to the deadly attack on the Christmas market on Breitscheidplatz in Berlin. In both interviews he thanked the American people for their overwhelming solidarity and support for Germany.

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Ambassador Peter Wittig

Ambassador Peter Wittig

Ambassador Peter Wittig represents German interests in the United States and works to foster and deepen German-American relations in the political, economic and cultural spheres.

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For security reasons it is not allowed to bring cell phones, laptops, tablets and similar electronic devices onto the premises of the German Embassy. Visitors carrying unauthorized objects will not be granted entry.

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