Address and Office Hours

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany

676 North Michigan Avenue - Suite 3200

Chicago, IL 60611-2804

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

+1-312-202-0466

+11-49-30-1817-67216

Chicago Skyline from Belmont Harbor

The Consul General, the Departments 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

Please click on the departments to learn more about the departments' office hours.

To learn about each department'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 beginning July 1, 2015, 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.

    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

    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.

  • Hours of the Other Departments of the Consulate General

    All other departments of the Consulate General are open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:45 pm and Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 noon (or by appointment).

Official Holidays and Closures - 2015

In 2015, the Consulate General will be closed on the following German and American holidays:

Friday
July 3, 2015
Independence Day
Monday
September 7, 2015
Labor Day
Thursday
November 26, 2015
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday
December 24, 2015
Christmas Eve
Friday
December 25, 2015
Christmas Day
Thursday
December 31, 2015
New Year's Eve
Friday
January 1, 2016
New Year's Day

Address, Office Hours

View of Chicago's Skyline at Sunset

Appointment for legal and consular matters

Kalender Enlarge image (© colourbox) Please note that beginning July 1, 2015, 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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Contact in Case of Emergency

emergency

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