German Consulate General Los Angeles

Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Los Angeles. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide in our Visa, Passport, Legal section and German-related news and events in our area. 

The Consulate's area of jurisdiction covers the California counties of Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Utah.

Our German language website features information and news relevant for German citizens.

Consul General Dr. Fischer Speaks to Rotarians on German and European Affairs

Apr 16, 2014 | Angeles
Rotary Club of Manhattan Beach

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer gave a presentation to members of the Rotary Club of Manhattan Beach on European Affairs with emphasis on developments in Germany since reunifcation.

Wilhelm von Boddien Talks Reconstructing the Berlin City Palace as the Humboldt Forum

Apr 15, 2014 | Angeles
Wilhelm von Boddien

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer hosted a dinner event at his residence on April 10 with Wilhelm von Boddien, who gave a presentation on the reconstruction of the Berlin City Palace.

Ernst Walter Lübke Honored with Germany Friendship Award

Apr 1, 2014 | Angeles
Friendship Award

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer presented Ernst Walter Lübke with the Ambassador's Federal Republic of Germany Friendship Award during a ceremony held at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim on March 30.

Consul General Dr. Fischer Visits Arizona to Talk Business and Foreign Relations

Mar 26, 2014 | Angeles
AZ visit

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer visited the State of Arizona to discuss foreign relations and business matters.  He was accompanied on all appointments by Dr. Helge Jordan, Honorary Consul for Germany in Arizona.

Sister City Los Angeles Welcomes Berlin Police Officers

Mar 20, 2014 | Angeles
Berlin Police Delegation

The Consulate General of Germany together with the Los Angeles-Berlin Sister Cities Committee hosted a reception for 32 Berlin police officers who traveled to Los Angeles to participate in the Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay Race.

Claremont High School Presents Annual German Poetry Festival

Mar 18, 2014 | Angeles

Claremont High School students from German 3, 4, AP and IB classes recently presented a festival of German poetry at Balch Auditorium at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

Dr. Cornelius Schnauber Remembered

Mar 13, 2014 | Angeles
Cornelius Schnauber Tribute

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer recently attended a tribute to the late Dr. Cornelius Schnauber, whose life and legacy was celebrated in word and song by friends, family and colleagues.

Young Germany and Holocaust Education

Mar 7, 2014 | Angeles

The Consulate General of Germany feels strongly that all junior and temporary staff take the opportunity during their stay to learn about Holocaust education in Los Angeles.

Reception Honors German Oscar® Nominees Max Lang and Jan Lachauer

Mar 4, 2014 | Angeles
pre-Oscar Party

German Films together with Villa Aurora and the Consulate General of Germany hosted a pre-Oscar reception to honor German Academy Award nominees on Saturday, March 1.

Consul General Fischer Visits Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena

Feb 11, 2014 | Angeles
JPL Visit

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer recently paid his first official visit to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where he met with JPL Director Dr. Charles Elachi and toured the center’s facilities.

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Easter Holiday Closure

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The Consulate will be closed on Good Friday, April 18, and Easter Monday, April 21, 2014.

The Consul General

Dr. Bernd Fischer

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer welcomes you to this website.

Europawahlen 2014

Europawahl 2014

Find information on participation in the European elections 2014 for Germans living abroad here (in German only).

Fall of the Wall

Fall of the Wall

The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall - a monumental day in German history.

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