Embassy and Opening Hours

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
90-92 Hobson St
6011 Wellington
Tel.: +64 4 473 6063
Fax: +64 4 473 6069
Contact the Embassy

Postal Address:
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
P.O. Box 1687
Wellington 6140

Opening hours for visa applications, passport applications etc.
For visa and passport applications:
Please book your appointment here

To protect your privacy please note 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. Luggage storage facilities are available at Wellington International Airport, at Hotel Waterloo opposite the Wellington Railway Station and at the Interislander Ferry Terminal.

For other consular matters:

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

Opening Hours of the Embassy 
The Embassy can be contacted by phone
Monday to Thursday
from 7.30am to 4.30pm
Friday from 7.30am to 3pm 

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 weekends 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.

Public Holidays


The Embassy will be closed on the following days in 2017:
(-  1 January (New Years Day))
-   23 January (Wellington Anniversary Day)
-   6 February (Waitangi Day)
-   14 April (Good Friday)
-   17 April (Easter Monday)
-   25 April (ANZAC Day)
-   5 June (Whit Monday and Queen's Birthday)
-   3 October (Day of German Unity)
-   23 October (Labour Day)
-   31 October (Reformation Day)
(-  24 December (Christmas Eve))
-   25 December (Christmas Day)
-   26 December (Boxing Day)
(-  31 December (New Year's Eve))

The Ambassador and the Individual Sections

Information about the Embassy's duties and contact details.