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Address and Office Hours

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Address of the Consulate General & Parking

Tel.

+1-312-202-0480

Fax

+1-312-202-0466

Postal address

676 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 3200
Chicago, IL 60611

United States of America

The Consulate can be reached by almost all bus lines which head to Downtown Chicago as well as by subway (Red Line). The nearest Red Line stations are Chicago and Grand. The entrance is on East Huron Street.
Parking facilites are available on West Huron Street, 2 blocks west from the Consulate's building.

The Consulate General remains closed on specific German and American Holidays. For details, please see the list below.

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Office Hours of the Legal and Consular Department

Please note that an appointment is necessary for the processing of most legal and consular matters at the Consulate General in Chicago. To make an appointment, please use our

Appointment system

Pension and compensation issues can still be processed from Monday through Friday between 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. without setting up an appointment in advance.

See the overview below for details on making an appointment.

Telephone calls regarding passport and visa matters are taken Monday and Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Calls regarding passport and visa matters cannot be taken outside of this time window.

Due to the high volume of incoming e-mails, we are only able to reply to those inquiries for which the answer cannot be found on Germany.info. Thus we ask that you please consult the information offered on the website before writing us. Thank you for your understanding.

Please note: Due to space restrictions, it is only possible for people to enter the Consulate General if their personal presence is necessary for the application. We also ask that you do not bring any luggage or other bulky objects with you to your appointment, as it is not possible for these to be stored.

Visa

By appointment only

Schedule an appointment online

Information about the necessary documents to be submitted can be found here

Passport

By appointment only

Schedule an appointment online

Information about the necessary documents to be submitted can be found here

Signature certification, notarization of photocopies, certification of driver's license

By appointment only

Schedule an appointment online

Information about the notarization of signatures and other documents can be found here

Citizenship matters

By appointment only

Schedule an appointment online

Information about German citizenship can be found here

Full notarizations (“Beurkundungen”)

By individual appointment only.

To make an appointment for a notarization, please use the contact form or call the Consulate General at (312) 202-6706.

Information about notarizations can be found here

Pension and compensation issues

No appointment necessary.

Open hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

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