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.

Embassy Employees Enjoy Daytrip to Fredericksburg

Oct 16, 2014 | Germany.info
Civil War History

For the annual staff outing this year, the employees of the German Embassy chose historic Fredericksburg, VA, as our destination, viewing the Civil War battlefield, having lunch in town and touring various museums.

Adam Begley Discusses “Updike” at Third Berliner Salon

Oct 8, 2014 | Germany.info
Begley

Adam Begley, author of “Updike” (Harper Collins, 2014), was the featured author of the Berliner Salon at the Residence this week. The Berliner Salon is a series of literary events featuring German and American authors that Ambassador Peter Wittig and his wife Huberta von Voss-Wittig have been hosting since they first came to the US in 2010.

Ambassador Wittig's Speech on the Day of German Unity

Oct 7, 2014 | Germany.info
Tom Brokaw and Ambassador Wittig

"In 1989, demonstrations in East Germany had been building over the summer months. The battle cry of the powerful Monday demonstrations in Leipzig, 'We are the people!' soon evolved into the call 'We are one people!'" said Ambassador Wittig.

Social Media at #GermanUnityDC

Oct 2, 2014 | Germany.info
Trabi

Many of the guests at the Day of German Unity in DC tweeted and instagrammed photos of the celebration. Here is a peak at our favorite social media posts!

Ambassador Wittig Hosts Celebration of the Day of German Unity

Oct 2, 2014 | Germany.info
Day of German Unity

Aroung 2,600 guests joined Ambassador Peter Wittig and his wife Huberta von Voss-Wittig on October 1 to celebrate the Day of German Unity. The guest of honor was American icon Tom Brokaw, who has had a special connection to Germany ever since he witnessed and reported live on the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago.

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Attention – Embassy Location

The Embassy is moving!

Address:
German Embassy
4645 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC 20007
Please note that our phone numbers remain the same!

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.