The Consul General
The Consulate General in New York is headed by Consul General David Gill.
Consular and Legal Affairs
Our Consular Department offers consular and legal assistance for U.S. residents and German citizens, including information on passports, visas and citizenship.
Our Cultural Department provides links to German cultural organizations, connects with German language education programs and organizes a variety of concerts and exhibitions to support German artists here in the United States.
Press and Public Affairs
Our Press Section supports all of our departments with their public diplomacy work online – both on our website and social media platforms – as well as through their connections to German journalists located here in the United States.
The Political Department gives the German government a comprehensive view of political developments and additionally cooperates with the Jewish institutions based in New York.
Our Economics Section supports German-American business relations by connecting our partners, in both Germany and the United States, with chambers of commerce, conventions and trade fairs, as well as German companies located here in the US.
The Guideline of 30th July 2004 on Preventing Corruption in the Federal Administration defines the legal framework for the tasks of preventing corruption at the headquarters of the Federal Foreign Office and in the diplomatic missions abroad.