German Embassy, Washington, DC

Spring in Washington DC Enlarge image Spring 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.

Honoring Veterans: Unknown Soldier Photo Exhibition Launch

May 22, 2015 |
Exhibition Launch: The Unknown Soldier

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."

Social Media at the EU Open House

May 11, 2015 |
EU Open House

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!

Ambassador Wittig Travels to Columbus, Ohio

May 8, 2015 |
Wittig and Kasich

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.

Military Stories: Technical Sergeant Saves Tampa Bay Man

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.

Ambassador Wittig: "Germany: Facing its History, Facing its Future"

May 5, 2015 |
Richard von Weizsäcker

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.

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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.

EU Open House 2015

EU Open

Saturday, May 9 - Visit Germany and France at the same time during the annual EU Open House from 10 am to 4 pm at the German Embassy in Washington.

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Employment Opportunities

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