Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Dr. Michael Feiner, chargé d’affaires a. i.
+64 4 473 60 63
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 1687, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
90-92 Hobson Street, Thorndon, 6011 Wellington.
The German Embassy can be contacted by phoneMonday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.30pmFriday 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
For the time being, it is not possible to pick up your passport in person. If you have already been contacted and notified that your document is ready for collection, please send us a self-addressed and prepaid courier envelope.
For other consular matters like applications for dual citizenship, certifications, life certificates or pension mattersBy appointment only; appointments have to be booked online, using our online booking system
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.
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.
English and German
Holidays 2022 Embassy closed
Monday, September 26, 2022 public holiday to mark the death of Queen Elizabeth II
Monday, October 3rd, 2022 German Unity Day
Monday 24 October 2022 Labor Day
Monday, December 26, 2022, Boxing Day
Tuesday December 27, 2022 Christmas Holiday
Monday, 23 January Wellington Anniversary Day
Monday, 06 February Waitangi Day
Friday, 07 April Good Friday
Monday, 10 April Easter Monday
Tuesday, 25th April ANZAC Day
Monday, 29 May Whit Monday
Monday, 05 June Queen's Birthday
Friday, July 14 Matariki
Tuesday, October 3rd German Unity Day
Monday, 23 October Labour Day
Monday, December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday, 26 December Boxing Day
Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany
+64 9 375 87 18
+64 9 365 52 09
Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany, Level 13, 188 Quay Street, Auckland 1010
Monday to Wednesday:
9.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m.
By appointment only; Appointments have to be booked online using our online booking system.
Thursdays: only reachable by email or phone
Dr. Christian Riffel, Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany
To make an appointment and for all other inquiries, please send an e-mail to email@example.com. In emergencies call additionally +64 3 369 3473 and leave a message on the answering machine with your name and telephone number.
School of Law, University of Canterbury
University Drive, Ilam
Meremere Building, Level 3 Room 319
By appointment only; to make an appointment please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you phone, please leave your name and your number on the answering machine so that we can phone you back
The Office of the Honorary Consul will remain closed from 24 November 2022 - 16 February 2023
Nelson-Marlborough, Canterbury, West Coast, Otago, Southland. Übergeordnete Auslandsvertretung: Botschaft Wellington