Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


Achim Burkart, German Ambassador to Zambia and Special Representative to COMESA




+260 211 25 06 44


+260 211 25 40 14

Postal address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 50120, Lusaka, Zambia.


5219 Haile Selassie Avenue, Lusaka.

Opening hours

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday 07:30 to 16:00 hrs
Friday 07:30 to 13:30 hrs
except public holidays 
Office Hours for Visitors Consular Service:
Monday through Thursday
except public holidays 09:00 to 11:00 hrs
Fridays closed 

Please note: Between Christmas and New Years the Consular Service will only be open on December 27th. Regular opening times start again on January 2nd 2019.

In case of emergencies outside office hours (no visa consultations!), the Embassy can be reached at the following tel no. 

+260 977 773 000

Culture and Press Section by appointment only 
Development Cooperation Section  by appointment only 

The Embassy will be closed due to Holidays on:
Tuesday, 1 January 2019 New Year’s Day
Friday, 19 April 2019 Good Friday
Monday, 22 April 2019 Easter Monday
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 Labour Day
Monday, 10 June 2019 Whit-Monday
Monday, 1 July 2019 Heroes Day
Tuesday, 2 July 2019 Unity Day
Thursday, 3 October 2019 Day of German Unity
Thursday, 24 October 2019 Independence Day
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 Christmas Eve
Wednesday, 25 December 2019 Christmas Day
Thursday, 26 December 2019 Boxing Day
Tuesday, 31 December 2019  New Year's Eve

Administrative / consular district

Republic of Zambia



Contact the Embassy

Official language in the host country: English

Please note: Contact via satellite telephone or fax (Satcom) might incur higher costs.

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