Consular Services

Legal Symbols, (c) picture-alliance/chromorange Enlarge image Visa, Passport, Legal (© picture-alliance/chromorange) A warm welcome to the consular information pages of the German Missions in the U.S.! 

We have compiled a wealth of information for you. Whether you are looking for information on German citizenship, passports, visas, customs regulations, inheritance questions, marriage, notarization of documents or numerous other consular matters, this site is an excellent place to start your reserach. Please make sure to consult our Consulate Finder below as it will help you locate the German Mission responsible for your area, its hours of operation and how to reach them.

Please also note our consular information in German language

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Common subjects

Here you will find more information on some of the most common consular subjects.




Family Matters

Certificates and Documents

Customs Information


Consulate Finder

Honorary Consuls A-Z

Honorary Consuls by State


Service A-Z

You will find information on a variety of consular subjects here.