Address, Contact, Appointments


The Legal and Consular Section offers limited services for the time being. We kindly ask for your understanding for increased waiting times for appointments  as we cannot offer the usual service and ask for your understanding. Please refrain from non urgent inquiries.

The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany

871 United Nations Plaza
(1st Avenue between 48th and 49th Streets)
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-610-9700

Fax: 212-940-0402

In the event of a consular emergency outside of regular consulate opening hours, please call our emergency number: (202) 298-4000

Contact this Consulate using the online form

Contact information for legal and consular matters are provided below.

Office Hours - Consular and Legal Services

Due to high demand for passport and citizenship appointments, increased waiting times are to be expected.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Legal and Consular and Section is open to the public Monday through Friday except on selected German and American holidays (listed below). All applicants are required to make an appointment. Admission without appointment cannot be granted.

Appointments for passports, visas, citizenship matters and certifications of copies and signatures can be made online under the following link: www.germany.info/nyappointment

Please note that the use of mobile devices may result in reduced functionality or wrong bookings. We therefore recommend the use of desktop computers or laptops for making online appointments.

Appointments for full notarizations (“Beurkundung”) and other consular services are made on an individual basis only. Please contact: konsulat@newy.diplo.de

Additional information:

Visa Section:
Please visit
www.germany.info/visa for general visa information.
Should you have further questions, please contact us via email at visa@newy.diplo.de

Passport Section:
Please visit
www.germany.info/passport for general passport information.
Should you have further questions, please contact us via email at pass@newy.diplo.de.

Citizenship Section:
Please visit
www.germany.info/citizenship for general citizenship information.

Should you have any further questions, please contact us via email at citizenship@newy.diplo.de

German and American holidays in 2021

The Consulate will be closed on the following German and American holidays:

Official Holidays 2021

January 18

Martin Luther King Day

March 8

 International Women's Day

April 2

Good Friday

April 5

Easter Monday

May 24


May 31

 Memorial Day

July 5

Independence Day

September 6

Labor Day

October 3

Day of German Unity

November 25


December 25 & 26


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