contact, opening hours and appointments
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Ambassador Stefan Krawielicki
+64 4 473 60 63
+64 4 473 60 69
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 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
Monday to Friday without appointment
10:45 bis 12:00 Uhr
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.
English and German
01.01.2020 Neujahrstag/ New Year's Day
20.01.2020 Wellington Anniversary Day
06.02.2020 Waitangi Day
10.04.2020 Karfreitag / Good Friday
13.04.2020 Ostermontag / Easter Monday
27.04.2020 ANZAC Day
08.05.2020 Tag der Befreiung vom Nationalsozialismus
01.06.2020 Queens Birthday und Pfingstmontag (Whit Monday)
26.10.2020 Labour Day
24.12.2020 Heiligabend / Christmas Eve
25.12.2020 1. Weihnachtsfeiertag / Christmas Day
31.12.2020 Silvester / New Year's Eve