German Consulate General Atlanta
The German Consulate General in Atlanta is the official representation of the German government to the southeast of the Unites States. The consular district includes Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Please note that the German version of this website is not just a translation of the English edition but offers additional information pertaining particularly to German citizens.
All passport and visa applicants need to arrange for an appointment in order to hand in their applications. Please click on
Visa, Passport, Legal
Starting on June 27, 2013 we no longer accept American Express Credit Cards as a means of payment for fees.
Mar 7, 2014
Consul General Christoph Sander had the pleasure of installing two new honorary consuls in North Carolina in the past two weeks - Margaret Rosenfeld in Raleigh, NC and Klaus Becker in Charlotte, NC. Both honorary consuls are looking forward to assisting German and US citizens in legal and consular issues related to Germany.
Feb 14, 2014
Every four years, The Ball travels from England to the World Cup and immerses itself in the passion and excitement of the people it encounters. The fourth epic journey kicked off on January 9th, 2014 and "The Ball 2014" visited Atlanta last week.
Spirit of Football
Feb 7, 2014
Kemmerich Group announced Wednesday the new location of Kemmerich USA L.P. in Auburn. The company plans to invest $16.5 million in the 60,000square-foot facility, the first of its kind in the United States.
Feb 6, 2014
Former State Representative Ann R. Purcell was recognized before the Georgia House of Representatives last week for being honored with the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany last fall for her many contributions to the preservation of the German cultural heritage in Georgia.
Order of Merit of the Federal Rebulic of Germany
Feb 1, 2014
The 2014 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival opened with the German/French co-production "Run Boy Run" last Thursday. Oscar-winning German director, Pepe Danquart, attended the opening festivities and received standing ovations from the Atlanta audience.
2014 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Jan 30, 2014
German puppeteer Uwe Spillmann, aka the "Kiepenkasper", brought the joy of the traditional German art form of "Kaspertheater" to the students at four schools in Chattanooga and Cleveland, TN and Atlanta, GA last week.
Jan 15, 2014
German pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis pulled out all the stops during the three PIANO BATTLE concerts in Atlanta and Birmingham, entertaining with beautiful classical as well as edgy modern pieces and - in the audience request round - jazz, rock and pop.
Dec 18, 2013
How might teachers interest students - beyond the "obvious suspects" who already have German connections or family roots? How can they better position German as an important business language? These questions were the focus of a workshop at Emory University to which the Metro German Group invited educators, administrators, employers, and students last Friday.
Metro German Conference
Nov 26, 2013
The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States announced the opening of their new Tennessee chapter office and appointment of its new director. The office was dedicated with a ribbon cutting ceremony and welcoming remarks from U.S. Sen. Bob Corker and Consul General Christoph Sander.
Nov 25, 2013
To commemorate “Volkstrauertag,” the National Day of Mourning, the German Consulate General placed a wreath at the graves of the twenty-one German servicemen from World War II who lie buried at the cemetery at Fort Gordon, Georgia.
German-Italian Memorial Day