German Embassy, Washington, DC
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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.
May 22, 2015
Ambassador Wittig and Mrs. von Voss-Wittig were honored to welcome National Security Advisor Susan Rice, veterans and their families and some 150 people to the launch of the exhibition, "The Unknown Soldier."
Unknown Soldier Photo Exhibition
May 11, 2015
After three years of celebrating the EU Open House at the French Embassy, the German Embassy renovations are finally complete. Ambassador Wittig therefore invited the French Embassy to celebrate with Germany!
Social Media at the EU Open House
May 8, 2015
German Ambassador Peter Wittig visited Columbus, Ohio for the first time on May 8. He met with Ohio Governor John Kasich and spoke at the Columbus Metropolitan Forum.
May 7, 2015
German and US soldiers serve side by side around the world. The German Embassy will be highlighting military cooperation between German and US soldiers over the coming months. Here is the story of Technical Sergeant Sven Dömkes, who was until recently stationed in Tampa, Florida.
May 5, 2015
Ambassador Peter Wittig was the keynote speaker at an event honoring the former German President Richard von Weizsäcker, who passed away earlier this year. The event was organized by the German Marshall Fund and John Hopkis University.
"Germany: Facing its History, Facing its Future"