German Consulate General
1960 Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Tel: (415) 775-1061
Office Hours - Consulate
Monday to Thursday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Appointment System - Legal and Consular Department
The Consular and Legal Section is open to the public Monday through Friday, except on selected German and American Holidays.
Visa collection is possible from Monday to Wednesday 2:00 pm - 4.00 pm.
For all services you need to make an online appointment.
Here are the links to make the necessary appointments:
Should you be in a situation where you need immediate help you may call the emergeny phone number of the German Consulate after office hours and on weekends at the following number: 1-202-298-4000
Please note that the emergency service of the German Consulate is basically meant to assist Germans in dire situations.
General information, visa questions etc cannot be answered when calling this number.
Don't bring any of the following!
|No guns, knives or other potential arms are permitted to the Consulate office or visitor waiting area!|
|No pets, except service dogs, are permitted to the Consulate office or visitor waiting area!|
No electronic devices are permitted to the visitor waiting area!
You may store your Smartphone, tablet or similar device in a locker with our guard at your own responsibility.
|No luggage or bulky items are permitted to the Consulate office or visitor waiting area!|
2023 Holiday Closures
The Consulate General will be closed on the following German and American Holidays:
January 1: New Years Day
January 16: Martin Luther King Day
March 8: International Womens Day
April 7: Good Friday
April 10: Easter Monday
May 29: Memorial Day
July 4: Independence Day
September 4: Labour Day
October 3: Day of German Unity
November 23: Thanksgiving Day
December 25: Christmas Day
December 26: Boxing Day
December 31: New Years Eve