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.
Only complete applications will be accepted. Passport applicants can pay with cash or credit card (Mastercard or VISA).
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Visa, Passport, Legal for further information.
Oct 1, 2014
250 guests from the German-American community followed the invitation of Consul General Christoph Sander to join him in celebrating the 24th Day of German Unity on October 1st, 2014 at the Atlanta International School.
Day of German Unity
Sep 23, 2014
Many thanks to Angelika Heitzmann for sharing her knowledge of the German language and culture with students at Ashford Park Elementary School last week. If you are also planning a visit to a school in your area, please let us know and we will be happy to provide materials for the students!
Visit Your Local School
Jul 25, 2014
Montessori Kinder Plus German Language school received its “Schools: Partners for the Future” (PASCH) accreditation from the German Central Agency for Schools Abroad during a ceremony on Friday.
PASCH Ceremony Cleveland, Tennessee
Jul 21, 2014
The 4th Annual Alternative Fuel Vehicle Roadshow & Educational Tour began its Georgia leg on June 17th at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta. Lead by the Public Service Commissioner, Tim Echols and the Clean Cities, a US Department of Energy Inititative, the Roadshow hit 8 different locations across the state.
Georgia Alternative Fuel Vehicle Roadshow
Jul 15, 2014
Volkswagen has officially announced that they will be exclusively producing its newest midsize SUV at the Chattanooga plant in Tennessee. According to the VW press release, from 2014 to 2018, Volkswagen is planning to invest more than 7 billion dollars in the US and Mexico.
New VW Investment
Jun 27, 2014
Volkswagen Chattanooga hosted a group of young women who are members of Girls Inc., a Chattanooga non-profit organization, in order to underline the importance of women in technical professions.
Girls Inc. Visits Volkswagen Chattanooga
Jun 16, 2014
50 German soccer fans came together at the Goethe-Zentrum / German Cultural Center Atlanta on Monday to support the German National Soccer Team and to celebrate the first German victory against Portugal.
German Soccer Games
Jun 8, 2014
A delegation from Bavaria, headed by State Minister Dr. Beate Merk, and a separate economic delegation from Bavaria, headed by Vice Minister Pschierer visited Atlanta for meetings with leaders from government, organizations and industry.
Jun 5, 2014
The “School to Work Initiative” at Whitewater High School is the first program of its kind in Georgia. The program has just completed its second year and has, once again, facilitated several apprenticeship positions and placed several of the school’s senior German students with local German and Swiss companies.
School to Work Initiative
May 29, 2014
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated announced that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. (TBE), in Huntsville, AL, and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) formalized their commercial space imaging partnership to use the International Space Station (ISS) for Earth observation with the signing of an Implementation Agreement at the ILA Berlin Air Show.
Space Imaging Partnership