German Embassy, Washington, DC
Capitol Hill in Washington DC
Welcome to the German Embassy in Washington, DC, the official representation of the Federal Government of Germany in the United States.
The Ambassador and Departments section provides you with information about the Ambassador, as well as the work and services of the embassy departments.
In our Visa, Passport, Legal section you will find information on the numerous consular and legal services for US residents and German citizens within the Embassy's area of consular jurisdiction: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Oct 30, 2014
Selena Du, the winner of the 2014 Miss Intercontinental USA pageant, visited the German Embassy on October 28 to learn more about Germany ahead of her planned trip across the Atlantic. Du shook hands with Ambassador Peter Wittig and spoke to Deputy Chief of Mission Philipp Ackermann about her interests in Germany.
Oct 29, 2014
On Monday evening, October 27, famed cabaret singer Ute Lemper’s vocal colorings were on full display at the German Embassy where she performed at an evening devoted to celebrating the German-Jewish culture of Germany’s “Golden Twenties.”
Oct 23, 2014
German Ambassador Peter Wittig visited the Washington Hebrew Congregation (WHC) on Tuesday for the opening of a new exhibit on Jewish life in modern Germany. The exhibit encompasses 25 panels that tell the stories of Jewish authors, rabbis, entrepreneurs, students and community members who live in Germany today.
Jewish Life in Germany Today
Oct 22, 2014
Berndt von Staden, former West German Ambassador to the US and long-time member of the German diplomatic corps, has passed away in his home of Ludwigsburg. He was 95 years old.
Berndt von Staden
Oct 22, 2014
A group of senior Congressional staffers recently went on a six-day study trip to Germany that took them to the capital city Berlin and to Munich for a series of high-level roundtable meetings.
Congressional Study Trip