German Embassy, Washington, DC
US Capitol in 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.
Aug 26, 2015
German Ambassador Peter Wittig will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 5. This is his first trip to Cincinnati as Ambassador.
Ceremonial First Pitch
Aug 25, 2015
| Federal Foreign Office
This year’s Ambassadors Conference was dedicated to the topic “Managing crises, shaping the future.” It drew not only the 200‑odd heads of German missions abroad to Berlin.
2015 Ambassadors Conference
Aug 14, 2015
As the Berlin Wall piece was transported through DC, passersby tweeted and posted photos of its journey. Using the hashtag #BeyondBerlinWall, we were able to collect some of the best images of the day.
Aug 14, 2015
For nearly a year, the German Embassy has been honored to host an extraordinary piece of the Berlin Wall on its property. This week, with the help of the Atlantic Council, DB Schenker, and the State Department, it was transported to its permanent location: the US Diplomacy Center.
Jul 30, 2015
As the returning German CBYX for Young Professionals participants reflected on their year spent immersed in American work and culture, the outbound American scholarship holders prepared for their transatlantic journeys and thanked their representatives on Capitol Hill for the opportunity.
CBYX for Young Professionals