German Consulate General Atlanta

Atlanta Skyline (c) picture-alliance/Chad Ehlers

Welcome to Atlanta

The German Consulate General in Atlanta is the official representation of the German government to the southeast of the Unites States. The consular district includes Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Please note that the German version of this website is not just a translation of the English edition but offers additional information pertaining particularly to German citizens.

All passport and visa applicants need to arrange for an appointment in order to hand in their applications. Only complete applications will be accepted. Passport applicants can pay with cash or credit card (Mastercard or VISA). Please click on  Visa, Passport, Legal for further information.

Please note that only the information given on this GERMANY.INFO WEBSITE is accurate and complete.

Logo of Green Talents 2017

Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.

For more information please refer to the following flyer or the official website:

Bundestagswahl 2017

Bundestag Election 2017

The next Bundestag election is taking place on September 24, 2017. Germans living abroad are not automatically entered into a voters’ register. If they wish to participate in Bundestag elections, they have to submit a formal application for entry into the voters’ register before each election.

Retired 4 Star General Wesley K. Clark

The German Consulate General in Atlanta Continues its Series of Conferences on Energy and Climate Change

On March 1st, the German Consutate General in Atlanta invited Georgia legislators and distinguished guests to the Georgia Railroad Depot for a dinner reception and presentation on “Clean Energy in Georgia  – Jobs, Technology, National Security".

54th Anniversary of the Signing of the Elysée Treaty Celebrated in Atlanta

54th Anniversary of the Elysée Treaty Celebrated at the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta

The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Atlanta, the Consulate General of France in Atlanta, the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta, and the Alliance Française d’Atlanta celebrated the 54th anniversary of the signing of the Elysée Treaty with the podium discussion "Europe: What’s Next? Elections in France and Germany."

Honorary Consul Doug Berry (left) with Consul General Detlev Ruenger

Honorary Consul Douglas Berry Honored with the Officer's Cross of the German Order of Merit

Douglas Berry, German Honorary Consul in Nashville, has been honored by the Federal Republic of Germany with the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit for his outstanding efforts to promote German-American relations in Tennessee.

Dr. Annegret Groebel lectures about German energy transition at GA Tech

Insights and Lessons Learned from the German Energiewende

Dr. Annegret Groebel, Head of Department for International Relations of the German Federal Network Agency provided insights into the complex topic of the German “Energiewende.”

Sigmar Gabriel

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel Takes Office

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel assumed office on Friday, January 27, from outgoing Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

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Deadline for Applications for One-Time Payment to Former Soviet Prisoners of War to Expire September 30, 2017

The period of time in which to submit an application ends this year on September 30, 2017. Members of the Soviet armed forces who were detained as prisoners of war by Germany during the Second World War in the period from June 22, 1941, to May 8, 1945, may apply for a one-time payment in the amount of 2,500 euros.

Atlanta

Entrance of the German Consulate General in Atlanta
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The Consul General

Consul General Detlev Rünger

Consul General Detlev Ruenger
welcomes you to this website.

The Staff of the German Consulate General Atlanta

The Staff of the German Consulate General Atlanta

Honorary Consuls in the Southeast

Impressive personalities who help to promote German-US relations while also assisting US and German citizens in many matters related to Germany.