Welcome

Name

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Town

Wellington

Tel.

+64 4 473 60 63

Fax

+64 4 473 60 69

Postal address

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

Street

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.

Languages

English and German

Website

http://www.wellington.diplo.de

E-Mail

wellington.diplo.de

contact form

The German Embassy will be closed on the following days in 2019

3. Juni 2019                            Queen’s Birthday

10. Juni 2019                          Pfingstmontag / Whit Monday

3. Oktober 2019                     Tag der Deutschen Einheit / Day of German Unity

28. Oktober 2019                   Labour Day

24. Dezember 2019                Heiligabend / Christmas Eve

25. Dezember 2019                1. Weihnachtsfeiertag / Christmas Day

26. Dezember 2019                2. Weihnachtsfeiertag / Boxing Day

31. Dezember 2019                Silvester / New Year's Eve

Name

Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany

Head

Erich Bachmann

Town

Auckland

Tel.

+64 9 375 87 18

Fax

+64 9 365 52 09

Postal address

Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany, PWC Tower, Level 13, 188 Quay Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Building

PWC Tower, Level 13

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 10 am to 12 pm / by appointment only - please ring between 12 and 2 p.m.

The office is closed from Thursday, July 25th to Tuesday 13th August 2019. The receptionist and new legal intern will answer telephone and written inquiries as much as possible during this time. Passports can also be picked up.

E-Mail

auckland@hk-diplo.de

Name

Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany

Head

Dr. Christian Riffel, Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany

Town

Christchurch

Tel.

+64 3 369 3473

Postal address

Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany

School of Law, University of Canterbury

University Drive, Ilam

Christchurch 8041

Building

Meremere Building, Level 3 Room 319

Opening hours

By appointment only; the Consulate is open on Friday mornings 8.30am–12.30pm. To make an appointment send an email to christchurch@hk-diplo.de

If you phone, please leave your name and your number on the answering machine so that we can phone you back

Administrative / consular district

Nelson-Marlborough, Canterbury, West Coast, Otago, Southland. Übergeordnete Auslandsvertretung: Botschaft Wellington

E-Mail

christchurch@hk-diplo.de

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