German Consulate General New York

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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.

Sigmar Gabriel

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sigmar Gabriel

Festival Neue Literatur 2017

8th Annual Festival Neue Literatur

Festival Neue Literatur, the first and only festival to spotlight German-language and American fiction together, will take place March 2 - 5, at venues throughout New York City. The theme of the 2017 festival is “Queer as Volk.”

At Eye Level

German Film “At Eye Level”at ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival

We are proud to co-present the New York premiere of At Eye Level, a crowd-pleasing German feature that follows 11-year-old Michi as he meets and moves in with his biological father. When Michi learns his father has dwarfism the two are forced to confront both disability and fatherhood head on. The film screens in various locations across New York as part of the 9th Annual ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival.

Ralf Graebner "Change"

Ralf Graebner: “Change” – Exhibition Opening at the German House

Change is a series of very large and extremely detailed photographs depicting used American quarters that Ralf Graebner found on the streets of New York City. The exhibition will open on March 9, 2017.

Leon Gurvitch presents: "I Got Rhythm"

Leon Gurvitch presents: "I Got Rhythm"

Germany-based pianist & composer, leans hard in the classical direction. But the jazz element is there, along with world music influences and European folkloric themes as well as on his solo piano album “Remember Me”. “I Got Rhythm” - An Evening of unforgettable piano performance will be presented at the German Consulate General on Thursday, March 16.

Munich Philharmonic

Munich Philharmonic: Kammermusik

As a part of the Munich Philharmonic’s 2017 international tour, members of the orchestra will perform beloved chamber works by W.A. Mozart and Franz Schubert at the German Consulate General on April 6, 2017.

Grad Fair

Germany Grad Fair 2017

Germany is a popular destination for American students seeking a graduate degree abroad, on Friday, April 28th, the Germany Grad Fair will introduce you to a wide range of graduate opportunities in all subject fields.

The Consul General

Brita Wagener

Brita Wagener

Appointments for Legal and Consular Matters


Due to high demand for passport and visa application appointments, waiting times for an appointment may be increased. Please consider this while arranging personal travel plans.

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 Openings

job offer

There is currently one job opening at the German House.

Internship Opportunity with the DAAD


Internship opportunity with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

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.

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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