Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Wellington


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


 Ambassador Stefan Krawielicki




+64 4 473 60 63


+64 4 473 60 69

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

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.


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