German Consulate General New York

At night the Empire State Building is illuminated in the colors black, red and gold.

Welcome to New York!

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.

Bundestagswahl 2017

Bundestag Election 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.


CITYarts’ Pieces for Peace Exhibition at the German House

CITYarts is proud to bring the Pieces for Peace Traveling Exhibition Voices of Youth from Around the World to the German Consulate General on Thursday, September 7, 2017.

Detlef Waschkau Iron Building

Detlef Waschkau “First Contact NY” Exhibition

Detlef Waschkau’s exhibition “First Contact NY” featuring paintings and wooden reliefs will be on view until August 21, 2017.

Dietrich Rides Again in NYC

Dietrich Rides Again in New York City

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Marlene Dietrich’s death. Dietrich Rides Again is a theatrical embodiment of the great German star, on August 4th at 8:45pm: Midtown International Theatre Festival and August 31st-September 17th: Medicine Show Theatre.

And Along Come Tourists - movie night

Movie Night with the German Volunteers

Join the German volunteers of Action Reconciliation Service for Peacefor a special movie night “And Along Come Tourists” on August 28.

Hans-Dieter Bauer

Hans-Dieter Bauer: Piano Concert at the Carnegie Hall

Hans-Dieter Bauer - one of the best pianists in the world according to Steinway & Sons will perform Romantic Revival: 80th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall on Monday, September 18, 2017.

Katharina Treutler

Katharina Treutler presents: „Romantic Contrasts"

Prize winning Germany-based pianist Katharina Treutler presents her passionate and colorful take on Romanticism at the German Consulate General on Thursday, November 2, 2017.

The Consul General

GK New York David Gill

The Consulate General in New York
is headed by
Consul General David Gill

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

For further information please click here

Job Openings at Goethe Institut New York

Goethe Institut New York is looking for teachers of German as a second language.

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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