Please note that you are not allowed to come to the embassy if you have a positive COVID-19 result and you have not yet been medically confirmed that you have recovered
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Nicole Menzenbach, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to New Zealand
+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, 06 February Waitangi Day
Friday, 07 April Good Friday
Monday, 10 April Easter Monday
Tuesday, 25th April ANZAC Day
Monday, 29 May Whit Monday
Monday, 05 June Queen's Birthday
Friday, July 14 Matariki
Tuesday, October 3rd German Unity Day
Monday, 23 October Labour Day
Monday, December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday, 26 December Boxing Day