German Consulate General San Francisco
Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in San Francisco.
Here you will find information on Germany, on our Consulate General, the consular services we provide, and Germany-related news and events in our area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including details on traveling, studying, and doing business in Germany. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens.
Our area of jurisdiction covers the Pacific Northwest of the United States: Northern California, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming and the U.S. territories Baker, Howland, Jarvis, Johnston Islands, Midway and Palmyra island.
Our German language website features information relevant for German citizens.
For all Passport, ID Card, Visa and Citizenship matters applicants need to arrange for an appointment through our website
Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office
May 16, 2013
Please join the Center for Global Business and the Economy for the next speaker in their Global Speaker Series. Philipp Rösler, German Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Economics and Technology, will be presenting on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Stanford University's Cemex Auditorium.
“Think Big: Starting-up ‘Made in Germany’ in the Digital Economy”
May 2, 2013
Two survey firms have been exploring how to measure happiness, and both have ranked Germany as one of the happiest nations. Meanwhile, a German research company claims that work and doing good deeds are the secrets to happiness.
Apr 30, 2013
| Federal Ministry of Education and Research / FONA
Join the Competition and get the chance to visit the hot spots of sustainability research in Germany.The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is now holding its prestigious "Green Talents" competition.
Green Talents 2013
Mar 5, 2013
Two dozen students from across the United States presented their best ideas on how to foster the transatlantic partnership and shared their vision of the future of transatlantic relations in the Think Transatlantic National Finals held in Washington, DC on March 4.
Feb 26, 2013
| Federal Foreign Office / Germany.info
During his first trip abroad since assuming office, US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Berlin, where he held political talks with Foreign Minister Westerwelle and Chancellor Merkel on Tuesday.
Secretary Kerry in Berlin
Feb 26, 2013
“Laboratories for the Communication of the Future” was the motto of a study tour that led 21 editors-in-chief from leading German print and online media to San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
Laboratories for the Communication of the Future
Feb 26, 2013
To celebrate the national German-American Day, the Tricentennial Foundation presents a poster contest on the theme of German-American friendship. The 2013 submission deadline is June 3, so get your creative juices flowing!