German Consulate General Los Angeles

Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Los Angeles!

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.  Please contact us by email via our contact form.

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Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Los Angeles.
Please read our website carefully, since some information might have been subject to change. In urgent matters, please contact us via our contact form.
Currently we are experiencing a high volume of emails and we might not be able to reply in a timely manner. Thank you for your understanding!

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.


German Consulate General


Stefan Schneider, Consul General


Los Angeles


+1 323 930 27 03


+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.


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

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


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

Office hours:

Monday through Thursday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am -  1:00 pm

Phone time Legal and Consular Department:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Except for public holidays.

Due to COVID-19 we currently operate BY APPOINMENT ONLY and do not attend walk-in clients! Please read all information provided on our website carefully, before making any appoinment!

Please schedule an appointment via our online appointment system for the following consular matters:

- passport applications (no ID Card applications currently)

- visa applications 

To arrange appointments for all other services, please contact us by email!

- notarization of signatures (e.g. name declaration, birth or marriage registration, legal documents)

- full notarization (Beurkundung, e.g. certificate of inheritance)

- all citizenship matters (naturalization; rentention of citizenship)

- pick-up or drop-off of documents related to a pending case

Retention Permits are accepted by mail (not email)! Send your complete application (2 application forms with signature, 1 set of copies) by mail, but please note: an appoinment is needed for the notarization of copies of passport and Greencard!

In case of an emergency (e.g. loss of your travel document right before a scheduled trip to Germany), please contact us!

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. 


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


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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