German Consulate General 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.

Girls Inc. Visits Volkswagen Chattanooga

Jun 27, 2014 |
VW Chattanooga hosts Girls Inc.

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.

Germany-Portugal Game at the Goethe-Zentrum / German Cultural Center

Jun 16, 2014 |
Germany-Portugal World Cup 2014 Viewing Party

50 German soccer fans came together at the Goethe-Zentrum / German Cultural Center Atlanta on Monday to support the German National Soccer Team and to celebrate the first German victory against Portugal.

Bavarian Delegations Visit Southeastern US to Discuss Economic Cooperation

Jun 8, 2014 |
Reception at Consul General's Residence for Bavarian Delegations

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 A Great Success

Jun 5, 2014 |
School to Work Initiative at Whitewater High School

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.

Teledyne and German Aerospace Center Formalize Commercial Space Imaging Partnership

May 29, 2014 |
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 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.

European Science Café Lecture Series: "Mathematics and Music"

May 21, 2014 |
Dr. Dirk Schlingmann at the Atlanta Science Cafe

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" Plays in Atlanta Champions League

May 20, 2014 |
Team "Bayern München" at Atlanta Champions League 2014

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.

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

May 14, 2014 |
PASCH Award for seven Georgia Schools

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 Excel in German Language Diploma Exams

May 10, 2014 |
Chamblee Charter High School Students at Consul General's Residence

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.

STEM-Focused Study Tour of Germany for Morehouse & Spelman Students and Faculty

May 8, 2014 |
STEM-Focused Study Tour of Germany for Morehouse & Spelman Students and Faculty

For the second-straight year, Cultural Vistas will provide 18 students and two faculty members representing Morehouse and Spelman colleges in Atlanta with the opportunity to travel to Germany for two weeks to learn firsthand of the global nature and prospective careers in STEM fields.


Atlanta Skyline (c) picture-alliance/Chad Ehlers
German Flag (c)

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The Consul General

German Consul General Christoph Sander

Consul General Christoph Sander
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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.