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German missions in New Zealand

Description

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Head

Nicole Menzenbach, Ambassador

City/Town

Wellington

Country

New Zealand

Address

90-92 Hobson Street, Thorndon, 6011 Wellington.

Postal address

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

Administrative / consular district

New Zealand, Tokelau, Cook Islands, Niue, Fiji (only consular district), Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu and Pitcairn. The Head of Mission is also accredited as ambassador to Tonga, Samoa, Kiribati and Tuvalu, as well as to the Cook Islands based in 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
Passport pickups are available Tuesdays and Thursdays between 11am and 11.45am. You will receive a pickup notification by email in advance and will then not need to make an appointment for pickup.

For other consular matters like applications for dual citizenship, certifications, life certificates or pension matters by 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.

Languages

English and German

Contact

Telephone

+64 4 473 60 63

Website

Holidays 2024 Embassy closed
Tuesday, 06 February Waitangi Day
Friday, 29 March Good Friday
Monday, 01 April Easter Monday
Thursday, 25 April ANZAC Day
Monday, 20 May Whitsunday
Moday, 03 June King's Birthday
Friday, 28 June Matariki
Thursday, 03 October German Unity Day
Monday, 28 October Labour Day
Tuesday, 24 December Christmas Eve
Wednesday, 25 December Christmas Day
Thursday, 26 December Boxing Day
Tuesday, 31. December New Year's Eve

Description

Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany

Head

Erich Bachmann

City/Town

Auckland

Address

HSBC Tower, Level 13, 118 Quay Street, Auckland 1010

Postal address

Courier:
Office of the Honorary Consul for Germany, HSBC Tower, Level 13, 188 Quay Street, Auckland 1010

PO Box:
Office of the Honorary Consul for Germany, Private Bag 92093, auckland 1142

Opening hours

Monday to Wednesday:
9.30am - 1.30pm

By appointment only.
Appointments have to be booked online using our online booking system.

Thursdays: only reachable by email or phone

Fridays: closed



E-Mail

Telephone

+64 9 375 87 18

Fax

+64 9 365 52 09

Description

Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany

Head

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

City/Town

Christchurch

Address

Meremere Building, Level 3 Room 319

Postal address

Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany

School of Law, University of Canterbury

University Drive, Ilam

Christchurch 8041

Administrative / consular district

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


Opening hours

By appointment only; to make an appointment please 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.


E-Mail

Telephone

To make an appointment and for all other inquiries, please send an e-mail to christchurch@hk-diplo.de. In emergencies call additionally +64 3 369 3473 and leave a message on the answering machine with your name and telephone number.

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