Address, Contact, Office Hours and Holidays


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 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
Visa Pick-up  Monday - Friday  9:00 am - 12.00 noon
Passport Applications:
Schedule Passport Appointment  
(Make an appointment for each family member!)

Schedule Citizenship Appointment

Family Law:
(registration of marriage, name declaration, acknowledgement of divorce)
Schedule Family Law Appointment

Formal Notarizations: (Beurkundungen )
Please call the Consulate : (415) 775 1061
or use the contact form

(of signature, fotocopies, good conduct, value added tax)
Schedule a Certification Appointment

Other Consular Services: Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 noon

Address, Contact, Hours, Holidays

Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

Official Holidays in 2016

The Consulate General will be closed on the following German and American holidays in 2016:

January 1: New Year's Day

January 18: Martin-Luther-King-Jr. Day

March 25: Good Friday

March 28: Easter Monday

May 16: Pentecostal

May 30: Memorial Day

July 4: Independence Day

September 5: Labor Day

October 3: Day of German Unity

November 24: Thanksgiving 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.