Address and Office Hours

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany

676 North Michigan Avenue - Suite 3200

Chicago, IL 60611-2804

Telephone calls regarding passport and visa matters are taken Monday and Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Calls regarding passport and visa matters cannot be taken outside of this time window.

Phone:+1-312-202-0480
Fax:

+1-312-202-0466

+11-49-30-1817-67216

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The Consul General, the Sections of the Consulate General, and Contact Information

Learn about the Consulate General's different departments, their duties, and how to get in touch with them.

Address and Office Hours

To learn about each section's duties and responsibilities, please click here

  • Address of the Consulate General & Parking

    German Consulate General Enlarge image (© Auswärtiges Amt) The Consulate can be reached by almost all bus lines which head to Downtown Chicago as well as by subway (Red Line). The nearest Red Line stations are Chicago and Grand. The entrance is on East Huron Street.
    Parking facilites are available on West Huron Street, 2 blocks west from the Consulate's building.

    The Consulate General remains closed on specific German and American Holidays. For details, please see the list below.

    Address

    676 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 3200
    Chicago, IL 60611

    United States of America

    Phone:
    +1-312-202-0480
    Fax:
    +1-312-202-0466
  • Office Hours of the Legal and Consular Department

    konsular_hilfe Enlarge image (© AA) Please note that an appointment is necessary for the processing of most legal and consular matters at the Consulate General in Chicago. To make an appointment, please use our

    Appointment system

    Pension and compensation payment issues, as well as citizenship matters (with the exception of dual citizenship) can still be processed from Monday through Friday between 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. without setting up an appointment in advance.

    See the overview below for details on making an appointment.

    Telephone calls regarding passport and visa matters are taken Monday and Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Calls regarding passport and visa matters cannot be taken outside of this time window.

    Due to the high volume of incoming e-mails, we are only able to reply to those inquiries for which the answer cannot be found on Germany.info.  Thus we ask that you please consult the information offered on the website before writing us.  Thank you for your understanding.

    Please note: Due to space restrictions, it is only possible for people to enter the Consulate General if their personal presence is necessary for the application. We also ask that you do not bring any luggage or other bulky objects with you to your appointment, as it is not possible for these to be stored.

    Visa

    By appointment only

    Schedule an appointment online

    Information about the necessary documents to be submitted can be found here

    Passport

    By appointment only

    Schedule an appointment online

    Information about the necessary documents to be submitted can be found here

    Signature certification, notarization of photocopies, certification of driver's license

    By appointment only

    Schedule an appointment online

    Information about the notarization of signatures and other documents can be found here

    Dual citizenship

    By appointment only

    Schedule an appointment online

    Information about German citizenship can be found here

    Full notarizations ("Beurkundungen")

    By individual appointment only.

    To make an appointment for a notarization, please use the contact form or call the Consulate General at (312) 202-6706.

    Information about notarizations can be found here

    Other consular matters

    No appointment necessary.

    Open hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Official Holidays and Closures - 2016

In 2016, the Consulate General will be closed on the following German and American holidays:

Friday
January 1, 2016
New Year's Day
Monday
January 18, 2016
Martin Luther King Day
Friday
March 25, 2016
Good Friday
Monday
March 28, 2016
Easter Monday
Monday
May 16, 2016
Pentecost
Monday
May 30, 2016
Memorial Day
Monday
July 4, 2016
Independence Day
Monday
September 5, 2016
Labor Day
Monday
October 3, 2016
Day of German Unity
Thursday
November 24, 2016
Thanksgiving
Monday
December 26, 2016
Boxing Day

Address, Office Hours

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Contact in Case of Emergency

emergency

Find out how to contact us in an emergency involving a German citizen.

Appointment for legal and consular matters

Kalender Enlarge image (© colourbox) Please note that an appointment is necessary for the processing of most legal and consular matters at the Consulate General in Chicago. To make an appointment, please use our

Appointment system

Pension and compensation payment issues, as well as citizenship matters (with the exception of dual citizenship) can still be processed from Monday through Friday between 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. without setting up an appointment in advance.

Please note: Due to space restrictions, it is only possible for people to enter the Consulate General if their personal presence is necessary for the application. We also ask that you do not bring any luggage or other bulky objects with you to your appointment, as it is not possible for these to be stored.

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