Address, Contact and Office Hours


The Legal and Consular Department of the Consulate General is open to the public Monday through Friday, except on selected German and American Holidays.

Office Hours - Consular and Legal Services

The Consular and Legal Departments are open to the public Monday through Friday, except on selected German and American Holidays.

Please note:
Admittance to the Consulate is granted by appointment only. You can make an appointment via our online appointment system (see links below).

Weapons of any kind (including but not limited to guns, knives, harmful sprays) will not be allowed on the premises. If applicants have these objects in their possession upon arrival at the Consulate, they will be prohibited from entering. If the object cannot be deposited at a location outside of the building, applicants will have to schedule a new appointment.

Please observe the following rules to be granted admission to the Consulate:
- Please be on time, but not earlier than 5 minutes before the start of your appointment.
- In general, access to the Consulate is granted only to the applicant. Minors may be accompanied by the person(s) with legal custody. Those in need of assistance, may be accompanied by one person.
- Please make sure that you are healthy when visiting the Consulate.
- Food and beverage items are not permitted in the waiting area.

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Application for Passport and Visa

by appointment only

Pick-up for Passport and Visa
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Other Consular Services

by appointment only

How to Schedule an Appointment

Apply for a passport in Atlanta

Visa Appointment Procedure

Appointment for Consular Matters

Telephone Hours

During our regular telephone hours, please call 404 905 0000.
You can also send us an email. We will respond as quickly as possible.

If you have an extreme emergency outside of our regular telephone hours, please call 202 298 4000.

The Consulate can be reached by telephone during the following hours:

Monday - Thursday8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Official Holidays

The German Consulate General in Atlanta will be closed on the following German and American holidays in 2024:

January 1: New Year's Day
January 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
March 8: International Women's Day
March 29: Good Friday
April 1: Easter Monday
May 20: Whit Monday
May 27: Memorial Day
July 4: Independence Day
September 2: Labor Day
October 3: Day of German Reunification
November 28: Thanksgiving Day
December 25: Christmas Day
December 26: Boxing Day

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