German Consulate General 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.

Sigmar Gabriel

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sigmar Gabriel

Ralf Graebner "Change"

Ralf Graebner: “Change” – Exhibition 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 is on view until April 28, 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.

Musica Viva NY Presents   “An Elegy for All Humanity”

Musica Viva NY Presents “An Elegy for All Humanity”

Musica Viva NY presents “An Elegy for All Humanity” on Sunday, May 7 at All Souls Church. The concert will feature Brahms' Ein deutches Requiem and a New Arrangement of Seymour Bernstein’s Song of Nature.

European Art at the Time of the Treaties of Rome

European Art at the Time of the Treaties of Rome – Exhibition Opening

The exhibition “European Art at the Time of the Treaties of Rome” celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome and is curated by Francesco Guzzetti, Post-doctoral research fellow in Modern and Contemporary Art at the eminent Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa.

Detlef Waschkau Iron Building

Detlef Waschkau “First Contact NY” Exhibition Opening

Detlef Waschkau’s exhibition “First Contact NY” featuring paintings and wooden reliefs will open on May 11, 2017 at the German House.

bilaterale Energiezusammenarbeit zwischen Deutschland und den USA

Energy System Transformation

Participate in an exchange between New York State and Germany on Energy System Transformation and be part of a delegation trip to Germany (Berlin), from June 19 to 23, 2017.

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

Green Talents Award 2017

Green Talents Award

Become a Green Talent and promote your sustainability research in Germany.
Become part of an exclusive network of excellent young researchers.
Enjoy a two-week visit to German sustainability hot spots, individual appointments with experts and a fully financed research stay of up to three months.

For more information please refer to the competition Flyer [pdf, 105.12k] or watch the award trailer, both available on

Job Openings

job offer

There are currently no job openings at the German House.

Job Openings at Goethe Institut New York

Goethe Institut New York is looking for teachers of German as a second language.

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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