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German Consulate General Los Angeles

Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Los Angeles. The Consulate General's area of jurisdiction covers the California counties of Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Utah.

In accordance with the guidelines of the State of California to combat COVID-19, we work remotely and offer appointments for a limited scale of services! We reserve the right to adjust our services, if deemed necessary. For urgent matters, please contact us via our contact form.

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Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Los Angeles. The Consulate General's area of jurisdiction covers the California counties of Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Utah.

Name

German Consulate General

Head

Stefan Schneider, Consul General

Town

Los Angeles

Tel.

+1 323 930 27 03

Fax

+1 323 930 28 05

Postal address

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, 6222 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite No. 500, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA.

Street

6222 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite No. 500, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Administrative / consular district

California Counties: Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Utah.

Website

http://www.los-angeles.diplo.de

Contact

Behördensprachen im Gastland: Englisch

Hinweis: Bei Benutzung einer Telefon- bzw. Faxverbindung via Satellit (Satcom) entstehen höhere Gebühren.

Consul General Stefan Schneider

Botschafterkonferenz in Berlin

The friendship between the United States and Germany, between our two peoples is strong.  It is a very special bond based upon shared values. It is a true honor and pleasure for me and my team to make a contribution to this “wunderbar” relationship

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Consul General Stefan Schneider

Appointments, Hours, Official Closures

The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
6222 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90048-5193

Phone: (323) 930-2703
Fax: (323) 930-2805

*The office building is wheelchair accessable
*Street and valet parking
Directions

The Consulate General is open

Monday through Thursday

8:00 h am to 4:00 h pm

Friday
8:00 h am to 1:00 h pm


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


Please note that you are required to schedule an appointment via our online appointment system for the following consular matters:

- passport and ID card applications

- visa applications 

- notarization of signatures in matters related to your name or personal status 

- notarizations of signatures in other matters

- applications related to your citizenship (apart from retention permits - see below)


ATTENTION! DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, IT IS CURRENTLY NOT POSSIBLE TO SCHEDULE ANY NEW APPOINTMENTS VIA THE APPOINTMENT SYSTEM. IN URGENT CASES, PLEASE CONTACT US VIA OUR CONTACT FORM WITH A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE URGENCY.


For for full notarizations (Beurkundungen) please contact the consular section of the consular department via our contact form.  


Retention Permits: Applications including all supporting documents (two sets of copies) are to be submitted to the Consulate General by mail (not email). Necessary notarization of copies of passports and Greencard may be obtained between 8:00 and 11:00 h am without appointment.


In case of an emergency, such as the loss of your travel document right before a scheduled trip to Germany, walk-ins may be accepted between 8:00 h and 11:00 h am.



The Consulate General can be reached by phone during the following hours:
Monday - Thursday:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday:
8:00 am - 1:00 pm


The legal and consular department can be reached by phone Monday, Tuesday and Thursday  between 1:30 and 3:30 pm

You can contact the legal and consular department 24/7 via our contact form. 

January 1

New Years Day

January 20

Martin Luther King Day

March 8

International Women's Day

April 10

Good Friday

April 13

Easter Monday

May 25

Memorial Day

June 1

Pentecost

July 3

Independence Day (Saturday July 4)

September 7

Labor Day

October 3

Day of German Unity

November 26

Thanksgiving Day

December 25

Christmas Day

December 26

Boxing Day

Please direct inquiries regarding visa, passport, legal, administrative, economic and cultural matters to us via our contact form

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