German Consulate General
Stefan Schneider, Consul General
+1 323 930 27 03
+1 323 930 28 05
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, 6222 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite No. 500, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA.
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.
Behördensprachen im Gastland: Englisch
Hinweis: Bei Benutzung einer Telefon- bzw. Faxverbindung via Satellit (Satcom) entstehen höhere Gebühren.
Consul General Stefan Schneider
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
.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
|*The office building is wheelchair accessable|
|*Street and valet parking|
The Consulate General is open
Monday through Thursday
8:00 h am to 4:00 h pm
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
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.
New Years Day
Martin Luther King Day
International Women's Day
Independence Day (Saturday July 4)
Day of German Unity
Please direct inquiries regarding visa, passport, legal, administrative, economic and cultural matters to us via our contact form