German Consulate General Boston
Welcome to Boston!
Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General Boston. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide in our Visa, Passport, and Legal section, and Germany-related news and events in our area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including details on traveling, studying, and doing business in Germany. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens. The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Connecticut (except Fairfield County), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Naturalization Ceremony at the Consulate covered by local radio station
Consul General Dr. Ralf Horlemann held a ceremony at the German Consulate in Boston on April 26, 2017 to hand out naturalization certificates to nine Jewish American citizens who had their German citizenship restored. WBUR reported on the event which aired the morning after the ceremony. Please click below to listen to the story and to learn more about the ceremony.
Events in Boston and New England
German Federal Election 2017
The next German Federal election will take place on September 24, 2017. For Germans living abroad participation is possible. Please click on the link below to register to vote. Save the date for the Consulate’s election party on Election Day. Further details will follow.
Bundestag Election 2017
The future of Europe and Transatlantic Relations
See CG Ralf Horlemann’s op-ed in today’s The Boston Globe on the future of Europe and Transatlantic Relations. Sixty years after the Treaties of Rome were signed, the EU has become the most successful peace project in the world. We need the EU as a beacon of freedom and human rights and as an indispensable partner for the United States.
Boston Globe 03-24-17
The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs
Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in the US presidential election and, in her letter of congratulation, re-emphasized the deep relationship Germany has with America.
Merkel Sends Congratulations
From July 10-17, 2016 CG Horlemann took 12 Boston Rabbis on a trip to Munich and Berlin to see and hear for themselves about the culture of remembrance as well as Jewish life in Germany.
Boston Rabbis in Germany