German Consulate New York

At night the Empire State Building is illuminated in the colors black, red and gold.

Welcome to New York!

On this website you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in the Tri-State-Area.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Bermuda, Connecticut (Fairfield County), New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

David Zwirner gallery

David Zwirner & Zwirner Books Biannual Press Preview

The well-known David Zwirner gallery in New York welcomed the New Year with a varied and promising presentation of this year’s art shows and exhibitions at their biannual press preview.


New York’s High School for Math, Science and Engineering Chosen to Participate in Berlin Conference.

On December 22, Consul General Brita Wagener presented Crystal Bonds, Principal of the High School for Math, Science and Engineering (HSMSE) at the City College of New York, with an invitation from German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier to participate in Berlin’s “ Welt – Klasse!” conference.

toy drive

New York Consulate Participates in City-Wide Holiday Toy Drive

This year the employees of the German Consulate General supported New York City's Toy Drive to brighten the holidays for some less fortunate children in the city.

Mareike Wiening

“Crosswalk” Captivated Audience

As if the drummer being the bandleader wasn’t already unusual enough, said drummer being a young German lady was even more unusual. On December 8, jazz drummer and composer Mareike Wiening and band brought modern mainstream jazz to the German House.

Ezra luncheon

Consul General Brita Wagener honors 30 years of German-Jewish partnership with Project Ezra and ARSP: “A miracle that came true with the courage and commitment of both partners”

On December 2, 2015, Consul General Brita Wagener welcomed members, clients and volunteers to celebrate 30 years of German-Jewish partnership with Project Ezra and ARSP (Action Reconciliation Service for Peace) at the German House. The two organizations collaborate in bringing together young German volunteers with Jewish elderly in New York.


GLSC Returns to the Consulate for 35th Year

Last weekend, the German Consulate General was host to the 35th Professional Development Conference, a large yearly conference for representatives of German Language Schools in the United States.

The Consul General

Brita Wagener

Brita Wagener

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. All in no less than 19 languages - and on top of that, all the “Facts” can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Appointments for Legal and Consular Matters


Please note that an appointment is necessary for the processing of most legal and consular matters at the Consulate General in New York. To make an appointment, please use our

Appointment System

For further information please click here

Job Offer at German House


The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), whose offices are located here at the German House, is currently looking for a Part-Time Media Assistant at their GAIN program.

Donate for Refugees


Want to contribute to refugee relief efforts?  Follow the link to donate to "Aktion Deutschland Hilft," an umbrella charity organization that is the gateway for donating to the refugees arriving in Germany.

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