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.


New VW Investment to Create 2,000 Jobs in Chattanooga

Volkswagen has officially announced that they will be exclusively producing its newest midsize SUV at the Chattanooga plant in Tennessee. According to the VW press release, from 2014 to 2018, Volkswagen is planning to invest more than 7 billion dollars in the US and Mexico.

Georgia Alternative Fuel Vehicle Roadshow

Georgia Alternative Fuel Vehicle Roadshow

The 4th Annual Alternative Fuel Vehicle Roadshow & Educational Tour began its Georgia leg on June 17th at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta. Lead by the Public Service Commissioner, Tim Echols and the Clean Cities, a US Department of Energy Inititative, the Roadshow hit 8 different locations across the state.

PASCH Ceremony Cleveland TN

PASCH Ceremony in Cleveland, Tennessee

Montessori Kinder Plus German Language school received its “Schools: Partners for the Future” (PASCH) accreditation from the German Central Agency for Schools Abroad during a ceremony on Friday.

VW Chattanooga hosts Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. Visits Volkswagen Chattanooga

Volkswagen Chattanooga hosted a group of young women who are members of Girls Inc., a Chattanooga non-profit organization, in order to underline the importance of women in technical professions.

Reception at Consul General's Residence for Bavarian Delegations

Bavarian Delegations Visit Southeastern US to Discuss Economic Cooperation

A delegation from Bavaria, headed by State Minister Dr. Beate Merk, and a separate economic delegation from Bavaria, headed by Vice Minister Pschierer visited Atlanta for meetings with leaders from government, organizations and industry.

School to Work Initiative at Whitewater High School

School to Work Initiative at Whitewater High School A Great Success

The “School to Work Initiative” at Whitewater High School is the first program of its kind in Georgia. The program has just completed its second year and has, once again, facilitated several apprenticeship positions and placed several of the school’s senior German students with local German and Swiss companies.

Pictured from left to right: Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman, DLR;  Executive  Board; John Horack, Vice President, Space Systems, TBE; and Hansjörg Dittus, DLR Executive Board Member for Space Research and Technology.

Teledyne and German Aerospace Center Formalize Commercial Space Imaging Partnership

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated announced that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. (TBE), in Huntsville, AL, and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) formalized their commercial space imaging partnership to use the International Space Station (ISS) for Earth observation with the signing of an Implementation Agreement at the ILA Berlin Air Show.

Dr. Dirk Schlingmann at the Atlanta Science Cafe

European Science Café Lecture Series: "Mathematics and Music"

Dr. Dirk Schlingmann provided a fascinating glimpse into the relationship between numbers and musical theory and explained in layman's terms how mathematics can be helpful for the better understanding of the tone systems and for analyzing sound and creating music.

Team "Bayern München" at Atlanta Champions League 2014

Team "Bayern München" Plays in Atlanta Champions League

Over 120 players came together to raise money for metro Atlanta "Soccer in the Streets" programming that empowers underserved youth through soccer, character development, mentoring, and employability programs.

PASCH Award for seven Georgia Schools

Seven Georgia Schools Receive "Schools: Partners for the Future" Designation

Consul General Christoph Sander had the great pleasure to present the prestigious PASCH (Partner Schulen) Award to seven Georgia schools for their progressive approaches in teaching the German language.

Chamblee Charter High School Students at Consul General's Residence

Chamblee Charter High School Students Excel in German Language Diploma Exams

To celebrate their excellent results in the German Language Diploma, Consul General Christoph Sander hosted 19 German students from Chamblee Charter High School and their families at his residence last week.


Entrance of the German Consulate General in Atlanta
German Flag (c)

Deutschsprachige Webseite

The Consul General

German Consul General Christoph Sander

Consul General Christoph Sander
welcomes you to this website.

The Staff of the German Consulate General Atlanta

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.