Address, Contact, Hours


German Consulate General

1960 Jackson Street

San Francisco  CA  94109

Passport and Visa Information only

Tel.: (415) 353 0343

Fax: (415) 353-0340

Email to the German Consulate San Francisco

Other Consular Services

Tel.: (415) 775 1061

Fax: (415) 775 0187

Passport or Visa information will not be available

at this number.

Office Hours - Consulate

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

You may reach the Consulate by phone:

Monday to Thursday


7:30 am -  4:30 pm

7:30 am -  1:30 pm

Office Hours - Legal and Consular Department

The Consular and Legal Section is open to the public Monday through Friday, except on selected German and American Holidays. See Official Holidays listing on the right.

Visa Applications:
Schedule Visa Appointment(Make an appointment for each family member!)
Visa Pick-up  Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 12.00 noon

Passport Applications:
Schedule Passport Appointment  
(Make an appointment for each family member!)

Please, note!

No guns, knives or other potential arms are permitted to the Consulate office or visitor waiting area!
No pets, except service dogs, are permitted to the Consulate office or visitor waiting area!

No electronic decvices are permitted to the visitor waiting area!

You may store your Smartphone, tablet or similar device in a locker with our guard at your own responsibility.

No luggage or bulky items are permitted to the Consulate office or visitor waiting area!

Address, Contact, Hours

Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

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.

Official Holidays in 2017

The Consulate General will be closed on the following German and American holidays in 2017:

January 1: New Year's Day
February 20: Presidents' Day
April 14: Good Friday
April 17: Easter Monday
May 29: Memorial Day
June 5: Pentecost Monday
July 4: Independence Day
September 4: Labor Day
October 3: Day of German Unity
October 31:500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation
November 23: Thanksgiving Day
December 25 : Christmas Holiday
December 26: Christmas Holiday