German Embassy


Roland Schäfer, Ambassador




+977 1 441 27 86, +977 1 441 65 27, +977 1 441 68 32, +977 1 441 66 55


+977 1 441 68 99

Postal address

Gyaneshwor Marg 690

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 226, Kathmandu, Nepal.


Gyaneshwor, Kathmandu.

P.O. Box

POB 226



Opening hours

in general:
    Mo-Fri 9:00-11:30 AM or by appointment

for visa matters:
    submission of visa applications Mo-Fri 9:00-11:30 AM
    visa-collection                            Mo, Wed 2:00-3:00 PM
                                                      Fri 12:00-1:00 PM

for consular matters other than visa applications

e.g. certification of documents:
     Tue, Thu 08:00-08:30 AM

for opening a blocked account:
     Tue 2:00-2:30 PM

for collection of documents concerning blocked account:
     Thu 2:00-2:30 PM

for German passports and urgent matters of German citizens:
     Mon-Fri 9:00-11:30 AM

How to Reach us in Case of Emergency:
Out of office hours and on weekends and holidays there is an emergency service which can be reached by the phone numbers: +977 9851137942 (Nepali) and +977 9851137943 (English, German). Please note that the emergency service office cannot handle visa matters, these can only be dealt with during our regular office hours.

Administrative / consular district




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Official languages of local authorities: Nepali, Englisch

Please note: If you are using a telephone- or fax-Connection via sattelite (Satcom) higher charges might occur. 

Please note that our Embassy is closed on the following


This year our Embassy will remain closed between the 21st December 2019 and 1st January 2020. The Emergency phone line will be open duringthat time. Please be aware that visa inquiries are no emergency.

daymonthweek dayname of holiday
1Januar/JanuaryTuesdayNew Year's Day
8März/MarchFridayInternat. Women's Day
19April/AprilFridayGood Friday
22April/AprilMondayEaster Monday
1Mai/MayWednesdayLabour Day
10Juni/JuneMondayWhit Monday
19September/SeptemberThursdayConstitution Day
3Oktober/OctoberThursdayGerman National Day
7Oktober/OctoberMondayDashain /Maha Nawami
8Oktober/OctoberTuesdayDashain /Vijaya Dashami 
27Oktober/OctoberSundayTihar/Laxmi Puja
29Oktober/OctoberTuesdayTihar /Bhai Tika 
24Dezember/DecemberMondayChristmas Eve
25Dezember/DecemberWednesdayChristmas day
26Dezember/DecemberThursdayChristmas day
31Dezember/DecemberMondayNew Year's Eve

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