Address, opening hours and contact


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


Nicole Menzenbach, Ambassador




New Zealand


90-92 Hobson Street, Thorndon, 6011 Wellington.

Postal address

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

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.

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
By 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.


English and German



+64 4 473 60 63


Holidays 2023 Embassy closed ​​​​​​​

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

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