Embassy of Germany in Pyongyang


The German Embassy in North Korea is a bilateral mission in Pyongyang and promotes German interests in North Korea. The embassy of Germany also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of North Korea. The German Embassy in Pyongyang is headed by Mr Gerhard Thiedemann - Ambassador of Germany to North Korea.


German Embassy in Pyongyang, Korea (Democratic Republic) Munsudong District Pyongyang Korea (Democratic Republic)


(+850) 2 381 73 85


(+850) 2 381 73 97





Mr Gerhard Thiedemann - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in North Korea require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the German embassy in Pyongyang you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Germany

For all German visa related matters contact the embassy in Pyongyang before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+850) 2 381 73 85 or email info@pjoengjang.diplo.de

Consulates of Germany in North Korea

Next to the embassy in Pyongyang there could be additional German consulates located in North Korea.

Please check below for the locations of the German consulates in North Korea.

German Consulates in North Korea

Next to the embassy in Pyongyang, Germany has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Germany does not have any consulates located in North Korea ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the German Embassy in Pyongyang offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from North Korea to Germany as wel as for German citizens in North Korea. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, German nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.