Consular and Legal Affairs
Our Consular Department offers consular and legal assistance for U.S. residents and German citizens, including information on passports, visas, citizenship and registration of births abroad.
Please check our website first and direct all further inquiries including visa, passport, consular and legal matters to us via our Contact Form
German Passport Matters
Please note: Due to the high volume of incoming requests, phone consultations regarding passport matters are limited to Monday through Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please refrain from calling outside this time frame as the competent authority will not be available to answer your request.
Passport department can be reached directly at 617-369-4904.
Specific questions about Visas, as well as requests for appointments, CANNOT be answered over the phone. Please use the Contact Form on our website to get in touch with us.
Please use our contact form or call 617-369-4925.
The Science and Technology Section fosters German interests in technology, science and research in New England and serves as an information broker about science and research in Germany.
Economic and Commercial Department
The Economic and Commercial Section helps to develop and expand trade and investment relations between Germany and New England. It assists companies from both countries to establish new partnerships or joint ventures. The “German-American Business Council of Boston, Inc.” is another important institution in this context.
The Section for Cultural, Academic and Scientific Exchanges promotes cultural, academic and scientific exchanges and ties between Germany and the New England states.
Media and Information Department
The Media and Information Section provides information on Germany and German affairs to schools, colleges and universities, the media and interested associations as well as for the general public.