Address, Contact, Office Hours and Holidays

Please note that you are required to schedule an appointment for passport applications, visa, citizenship matters as well as for notarizations (Beurkundungen).  For all other consular services you do not need an appointment. 

Appointment System of the German Foreign Office


German Consulate General San Francisco
1960 Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA  94109

Tel:   (415) 775 1061
Fax.: (415) 775 0187
Fax.: (415) 353 0340 (Passport and Visa Section )

Email to the German Consulate San Francisco

Office Hours - Consulate

Monday to Friday      
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

You may reach the Consulate by phone:

For passport and visa inquiries:

Monday to Thursday



8:00 am - 12:00 pm

2:00 pm -  4:00 pm

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

For general information:

Monday to Thursday


7:30 am -  4:30 pm

7:30 am -  1:30 pm

Office Hours - Legal and Consular Department

The Legal and Consular Department of the Consulate is open to the public Monday through Friday, except on selected German and American Holidays.

Citizenship matters

Passport Applications

Visa Applications

all by appointment only


Please call (415) 775-1061 for information

Notarizations of signature
Walk-in basis during our business hours

All other business

Visa Pick-up

Monday - Friday    9:00 am - 12:00 p.m

Monday - Friday    9:00 am - 12:00 p.m

Address, Contact, Hours, Holidays

Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

Official Holidays in 2014

The Consulate General will be closed on the following German and American holidays in 2014.

January 1: New Year's Day

January 20: Martin-Luther-King-Jr. Day

April 18: Good Friday

April 21: Easter Monday

May 26: Memorial Day

June 09: Pentecost Monday

July 4: Independence Day

September 1: Labor Day

October 3: Day of German Unity

November 27: Thanksgiving Day

December 25: Christmas Day

December 26: Holiday

Emergency Information


Should you be in a situation where you need immediate help  you may call the emergeny phone number of the German Consulate after office hours and on weekends at the following number: 1-202-298-4000

Please note that the emergency service of the German Consulate is  basically meant to assist Germans in dire situations.
General information, visa questions etc cannot be answered when calling this number.