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Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Dr. Michael Feiner, chargé d’affaires a. i.
+64 4 473 60 63
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 1687, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
90-92 Hobson Street, Thorndon, 6011 Wellington.
The German Embassy can be contacted by phoneMonday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.30pmFriday 7.30am to 3pm
Book your appointment
You will need an appointment to apply for a visa or a German passport/ID-card. Appointments have to be booked online, using our online booking appointment system.
To protect your privacy please note that we cannot grant access to the embassy more than five minutes before your appointment.
Please note that due to security concerns larger bags (larger than a standard handbag or briefcase or a day pack) cannot be brought onto the embassy premises. Please make arrangements to leave larger bags in safe storage elsewhere.
Passport pick up
For the time being, it is not possible to pick up your passport in person. If you have already been contacted and notified that your document is ready for collection, please send us a self-addressed and prepaid courier envelope.
For other consular matters like applications for dual citizenship, certifications, life certificates or pension mattersBy appointment only; appointments have to be booked online, using our online booking system
How to reach us in case of an emergency
In case of an after-hours emergency - requiring immediate attention - the duty officer of the Embassy can be contacted on 0064 21 651 987. This number can also be used for text messages (SMS). This emergency service is available on weekdays from close of business until 12.00 midnight local time and on weekends and public holidays from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 midnight local time. Please note that the duty officer will NOT deal with visa enquiries.
New Zealand, Tokelau, Cookinseln, Niue, Fidschi, Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu and Pitcairn. The Head of Mission is also accredited as ambassador to Tonga, Samoa, Fiji, Kiribati and Tuvalu, as well as to Cook Islands based in Wellington.
English and German
Holidays 2022 Embassy closed
Monday, October 3rd, 2022 German Unity Day
Monday 24 October 2022 Labor Day
Monday, December 26, 2022, Boxing Day
Tuesday December 27, 2022 Christmas Holiday
All COVID‑19 entry restrictions to Germany will be lifted for the time being as of 0.00 CET on Saturday, 11 June 2022. From this date onwards, entry to Germany will again be permitted for all travel…
Applications close 20 August 2022 and work commences on 1 September 2022
Each year, the German Bundestag, in cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the Technische Universität Berlin, offers around 120 scholarships to young university graduates from 50 countries. The programme runs each year from 1 March to 31 July.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions for entry into Germany from areas of variant of concern apply. Persons entering these areas are required complete a digital entry registration, provide a negative test result and quarantine. Restrictions from other areas have been mostly lifted.
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