German Embassy, Washington, DC

US Capitol in Washington, DC. Enlarge image US Capitol in Washington, DC. (© / Sven Klaschik) 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.

German Heritage Night with the Washington Wizards

Nov 25, 2015 |
Dallas Mavericks at Washington Wizards

Come celebrate German Heritage with us! On Sunday, December 6th vs. the Dallas Mavericks, the Washington Wizards will host German Heritage Night for the first time ever at the Verizon Center.

Second German-American Dialogue on China

Nov 18, 2015 |
German-American Dialogue on China

The Second German-American Dialogue on China took place this week in Washington, DC. Organized by the German Embassy and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

German Embassy Attends 2015 NCSS Expo in New Orleans

Nov 18, 2015 |

Representatives of the German Embassy attended the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) expo in New Orleans on November 13 and 14. Each year, the expo attracts thousands of teachers, professors and others in the education industry who are looking to gather materials for their courses. The booth provided books, T-shirts, pens, maps, brochures and fun giveaways to those looking to bring Germany into their classrooms.

National Day of Mourning Marked at Fort Meade

Nov 17, 2015 |
Day of Mourning

German and Italian military gathered alongside their US brothers-in-arms on November 15 at Fort Meade Military Base. The soldiers were assembled to honor 33 German and two Italian soldiers who are interned in the base cemetary.

German Embassy Skills Initiative Conference

Nov 16, 2015 |
Skills Initiative

The German Embassy hosted a Skills Initiative event last week in conjunction with the Aspen Institute’s Skills for the Future. The event was titled, “Future Prospects for Skills and Apprenticeship Programs in the US and Germany.”

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Attention – Embassy Location

The German Embassy

German Embassy
4645 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC 20007

(202) 298-4000

(202) 298-4224 (Passport & Visa)

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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.