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 will be by appointment only. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.
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 General, 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.

Effective immediately, the following rules will be applied to be granted entry to the Consulate General:
- Please wear a mask when visiting the Consulate.
- Please be on time, but not earlier than 10 minutes before the start of your appointment.
- Access to the Consulate is granted only to the applicant. Minors may be accompanied by one custodian and those in need of assistance may be accompanied by one accompanying person.
- Please abstain from visiting the Consulate if you have experienced any COVID-19 symptoms in the past 14 days.
- Please note that your temperature might be taken upon entry.

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Passport and Visa

8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
by appointment only

Other Consular Services

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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 2023:

January 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
March 8: International Women's Day
April 07: Good Friday
April 10: Easter Monday
May 29: Memorial Day/Whit Monday
July 4: Independence Day
September 4: Labor Day
October 3: Day of German Reunification
November 23: Thanksgiving Day
December 25: Christmas Day
December 26: Boxing Day

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