German Embassy, Washington, DC

Capitol Hill in Washington DC Enlarge image Capitol Hill in Washington DC (© iStock) 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.

Washington Hebrew Congregation Hosts New Exhibit on Jewish Life in Germany

Oct 23, 2014 | Germany.info
exhibit

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.

Remembering Former German Ambassador to the US, Berndt von Staden

Oct 22, 2014 | Germany.info
1973 White House

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.

Congressional Staffers Have Meetings in Berlin and Munich as Part of Study Trip

Oct 22, 2014 | Germany.info
Visit to Federal Chancellery

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.

US Army Colonel Awarded German Foreign Duty Medal

Oct 22, 2014 | Germany.info
Foreign Service Medal

On October 20, US Army Colonel Robert Dunton was awarded the German Armed Forces Foreign Duty Medal for his service in Kosovo. German Honorary Consul, Charles W. Dahlquist II and US Major General Jefferson S. Burton presented Dunton the award in his home state of Utah.

Embassy Employees Enjoy Daytrip to Fredericksburg

Oct 16, 2014 | Germany.info
Civil War History

For the annual staff outing this year, the employees of the German Embassy chose historic Fredericksburg, VA, as our destination, viewing the Civil War battlefield, having lunch in town and touring various museums.

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German Embassy
4645 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC 20007
Please note that our phone numbers remain the same!

German Embassy, Washington, DC

Welcome to the German Embassy in Washington, DC, the official representation of the Federal Government of Germany in the United States. Here you will find  information about the Ambassador, as well as the work and services of the embassy departments, including the numerous consular and legal services for US residents and German citizens within the Embassy's area of Consular Jurisdiction.

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Ambassador Peter Wittig

Ambassador Peter Wittig

Ambassador Peter Wittig represents German interests in the United States and works to foster and deepen German-American relations in the political, economic and cultural spheres.

Opening Hours

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Employment Opportunities

At present, there are no open positions. Please check the website regularly for announcements of job opportunities.