German Consulate General Miami

Welcome to Miami!

Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Miami. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in our area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including travel, study, doing business in Germany and much more. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers the State of Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Island.


Dear customers,

the German Consulate General in Miami is planning different building measures  in early 2018 that will entail the closure of our offices for several weeks. During this period, passport applications cannot be processed at the Consulate General in Miami. You may, therefore, wish to now check the validity of your passport and apply for an early renewal if necessary. You will find detailed information on how to apply for a new passport following below link:

We kindly ask for your understanding for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to welcoming you later in 2018  on our refurbished premises.

Helmut Kohl

Book of Condolence on the Death of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl

A book of condolence on the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl will be available at the German Consulate General on Tuesday, June 20, on Wednesday, June 21, and on Thursday, June 22 from 9:00 am -12:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

Panhandle 2017

Consul General Annette Klein visits the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at FSU in Tallahassee

Consul General Annette Klein toured the National MagLab, or “The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory,”  which is the largest, highest-powered magnet lab in the world. She saw several world-record magnets, including the 45-tesla hybrid magnet, which is the strongest, continuous-field magnet in the world. She learned how magnets are designed and built here and how researchers from around the world use them to discover new things about materials, energy, health and the environment. Dr. Eric Palm, the Deputy Director of the lab, gave the tour.

Holocaust Memorial Presentation

Holocaust Memorial Day Presentation by Dr. Rafael Medoff of the Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies in Israel

Deputy Consul General Michael Kröner attended a Holocaust Memorial Day presentation at the Miami Dade College Homestead Campus. The presentation on American political cartoons of the 1930s with reference to Nazi Germany and the Holocaust was held by Dr. Medoff of the Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies in Israel.

Reception Exhibition Heiskanen

Exhibition Reception featuring Photographer Esa Heiskanen

On Wednesday, January 25, we had a great reception for the opening of the beautiful exhibition featuring photographer Esa Heiskanen. The exhibition is called "The More Relaxed Florida" with beautiful photographs from all around the state. The guests enjoyed delicious hors d'oeuvres and a glass of wine. The exhibition will be on display in the Consulate until the end of April.

Lecture trip Dr. Groebel

Dr. Annegret Groebel from the Federal Network Agency in Bonn speaks during 2 workshops on Renewable Energy

Dr. Annegret Groebel, Federal Network Agency in Bonn, spoke at 2 workshops on 'Renewable Energy' giving valuable insights on the "Energiewende" - German Energy Transition. The events were both organized by the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence.

Reception MJFF 2017

Reception for Miami Jewish Film Festival 2017

On Tuesday, January 17 we had a great reception for the Miami Jewish Film Festival  at Temple Beth Sholom in Miami Beach. The director of the film "AIDA'S SECRETS", Alon Schwarz, was present as well as German Consul General Annette Klein, Israeli Consul General Lior Haiat and last but definitely not least, the great director of the MJFF - Igor Shteyrenberg!

Visit in Tampa

Consul General Annette Klein visits Tampa and St. Petersburg

Consul General Annette Klein visited the Tampa region for 2 days together with Honorary Consul Norma Henning. She met with several dignitaries in the area to talk about the economic and demographic developments in the area.

Exhibition German Roots of Zionism

Exhibition Reception for "German Roots of Zionism" at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center

The exhibition "German Roots of Zionism", which was created and curated by the Leo Baeck Institute in New York, is currently on display at the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center. Consul General Annette Klein opened the exhibition on Monday, September 12 together with Rabbi Jonathan Berkun.


View from Waterfront / Blick auf Konsulat von der Wasserseite aus

The Consul General

Consul General Annette Klein

The Consulate General is headed by Consul General Annette Klein, Germany's representative to the State of Florida, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands

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Weitere und ausführliche Informationen für deutsche Staatsangehörige finden Sie auf der deutschsprachigen Version dieser Webseite.

Important Travel Information


Here you will find the updates on important travel information.

Bundestag Election 2017

Bundestagswahl 2017

Germans who reside outside the Federal Republic of Germany and no longer have a domicile within the federal territory may be eligible to vote in the election. Registration is possible only upon application via an official form. Click for more information.

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“Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.