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.

Miss Intercontinental USA Visits German Embassy ahead of Trip to Germany

Oct 30, 2014 | Germany.info
Ackermann and Du

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.

An Evening with Ute Lemper: German-Jewish Culture in the “Golden Twenties”

Oct 29, 2014 | Germany.info
Lemper’s interpretations of Berlin Cabaret Songs have defined her as a modern chanteuse in the tradition of Marlene Dietrich.

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.”

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.

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German Embassy
4645 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC 20007
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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.

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Employment Opportunities

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