German Consulate General Los Angeles
Due to construction work, the visitor area of the German Consulate General of Los Angeles will be closed until approximately the middle of June 2017. For updated information, please regularly check this website.
During this time the passport and visa section will not be able to process any applications, but we will remain available by phone and email.
Please make an appointment to apply for a Schengen Visa at the following German missions in the US:
To apply for a National Visa (more than 90 days), please make an appointment with the German Consulate General of
Applicants who have received a visa from the German Consulate General of Los Angeles since June 2014 or who have already submitted fingerprints to the Schengen authorities during a past visa application with another Schengen State are asked to send their applications to the German Consulate General of Los Angeles through the US Postal Service.
Please make an appointment to apply for a passport at the following Honorary Consuls or at any of the other German missions in the US:
Welcome to 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 as well as German-related news and events in our geographical area of jurisdiction.
The Consulate General'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.
Please note our German language website features information and news relevant for German citizens.
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The IPS program of The German Bundestag gives well-qualified young people with a strong interest in politics from the USA, France, Israel and Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe and the Arab world the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of Germany's system of parliamentary government. Through fifteen-week placements with Members of the Bundestag, participants are introduced to the wide variety of tasks carried out in a Member’s office. Scholarship-winners are chosen by the Bundestag’s independent selection panel.
Consul General Hans Jörg Neumann attended the 23rd Annual Thea Awards Gala on April 22 in Anaheim, where Germany’s Mack Rides received a Thea Award for their Inverted Powered Coaster installed at Europa-Park in Rust, Germany.
Consul General Hans Jörg Neumann presided over the official ceremony in Phoenix on March 24 to bid farewell to outgoing German Honorary Consul in Arizona, Dr. Helge Jordan, and to inaugurate his successor, Mr. Wolf Kaufmann.
Arizona Honorary Consul
On Friday, March 10, Consul General Hans Jörg Neumann hosted a small reception in honor of Hans W. Eberhard who received a Commendation from the County of Los Angeles for 50 years of Distinguished Service to the German-American community.
Hans W. Eberhard
Deputy Consul General Steinbrenner met with members of the Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network (ELEEP) during their visit to California to explore climate change adaption with a focus on water scarcity.
ELEEP Young Professionals
Consul General Hans Jörg Neumann attended the ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the dedication of the Los Angeles Sister City Plaza in San Pedro. The city’s newest park will feature 25 flags that represent each Sister City of Los Angeles. This year, Berlin and Los Angeles will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sister City partnership.
Sister Cities Plaza
On Saturday, German Films, Villa Aurora and the German Consulate General hosted a reception in honor of this year’s German Oscar nominees. The annual event celebrates German film and shines a spotlight on German filmmakers in Los Angeles.
Reception for German Oscar Nominees