Ambassador Stefan Krawielicki

New Zealand and Germany share a long-standing friendly partnership. Politically, we share the same values such as freedom, democracy and human rights.

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Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


 Ambassador Stefan Krawielicki




+64 4 473 60 63

Postal address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 1687, Wellington 6140, New Zealand


90-92 Hobson Street, Thorndon, 6011 Wellington.

Opening hours

The German  Embassy can be contacted by phone
Monday to Thursday     7.30am to 4.30pm
Friday                                  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 matters

Monday to Friday
from 10:45 am to 12pm
or by appointment

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.

Administrative / consular district

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.


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Holidays 2021 / 2022 Embassy closed

Friday, 24. 12. 2021 Christmas Eve

Monday, 27. 12. 2021 Christmas Day

Friday, 31. 12 2021 New Year's Eve


Monday, January 03, 2022          Day after New Year’s Day

Monday, January 24, 2022          Wellington Aniversary Day

Monday, February 07, 2022        Waitangi Day

Friday, April 15, 2022                  Good Friday

Monday, April 18, 2022               Easter Monday

Monday, April 25, 2022               ANZAC Day

Monday, June 6th, 2022              Whit Monday / Queen’s Birthday

Friday June 24th 2022                 Matariki

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

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