Last updated in December 2015
Relations between Germany and Andorra have traditionally been friendly. In 1994, Germany was the fourth country to recognise Andorra after it adopted a modern, democratic constitution in 1993.
On 25 November 2010, the two countries’ then Foreign Ministers Xavier Espot Miró and Guido Westerwelle signed a tax information exchange agreement between Germany and Andorra in Berlin. The agreement entered into force on 20 January 2012.
In November 2011, Andorran Foreign Minister Gilbert Saboya Sunyé and the Vice-Chair of the Andorran Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Meritxell Mateu, travelled to Berlin, meeting with numerous representatives of German political and economic life.
The Ambassador of the Principality of Andorra in Brussels, Maria Ubach Font, is also accredited to the Federal Republic of Germany.
The German Ambassador to Spain, Peter Tempel, is also accredited to Andorra. The German Consulate-General in Barcelona also serves Andorra. The German Honorary Consulate in the capital Andorra La Vella is headed by Cristina Palmitjavila Serra. There are currently some 300 German nationals living in Andorra.