German Consulate New York

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On this website you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in the Tri-State-Area.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Bermuda, Connecticut (Fairfield County), New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.


MusicTalks: Fantasy for Clarinet, Cello and Piano

On Thursday, May 12, the German Consulate General hosted the interactive concert “MusicTalks” for the second time. Guests were invited to listen to the program “Fantasy for Clarinet, Cello and Piano” in an intimate setting.

Gregor Huebner

Gregor Huebner and the El Violin Latino Quartet at the German House

Violin, piano and bass infused with batá drums and bongos made for a very Latin American atmosphere at the German House on April 20, when Gregor Huebner and El Violin Latino Quartet took a very appreciative audience on a musical journey.

Portrait von Hans-Dietrich Genscher

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of former Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher

"I have just heard here in Dushanbe about the death of Hans-Dietrich Genscher – news that moves me deeply and fills me with great sadness. ...

Guido Westerwelle

Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (18 March) on the death of his predecessor Guido Westerwelle:

"The death of Guido Westerwelle fills us with profound grief. Today, we have lost someone who, for a whole generation, shaped our country – as Chairman of the FDP, as leader of the opposition and then as Foreign Minister. [...]"

Frau von Breunig und Herr Tomzig

Looking Back on History with "Final Walk"

On March 3, the German Consulate General opened its newest exhibition with photographs by German artist Sabine von Breunig in the lobby of the German House in Midtown Manhattan.

Armory 2016

Reception for Armory Focus 2016 Celebrates German Curators

To kick-off the start of this year’s The Armory Show and to celebrate German curators Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba gallerists, artists, and friends gathered at the residence of Consul General Brita Wagener on Monday evening.

Mannes College New School of Music

The Mannes Sounds Festival Returns to the Consulate General

For 16 years students of Mannes College The New School of Music have been enchanting audiences at the German House with their annual concert. This year's theme was the life and works of German composer Max Reger.

The Consul General

Brita Wagener

Brita Wagener

Appointments for Legal and Consular Matters


Due to high demand for passport and visa application appointments, waiting times for an appointment may be increased. Please consider this while arranging personal travel plans.

Please note that an appointment is necessary for the processing of most legal and consular matters at the Consulate General in New York. To make an appointment, please use our

Appointment System

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Job Openings

job offer

There is currently one job opening at the German House.

New version of “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. All in no less than 19 languages - and on top of that, all the “Facts” can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Donate for Refugees


Want to contribute to refugee relief efforts?  Follow the link to donate to "Aktion Deutschland Hilft," an umbrella charity organization that is the gateway for donating to the refugees arriving in Germany.

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