Embassy of Germany in Abuja


The German Embassy in Nigeria is a bilateral mission in Abuja and promotes German interests in Nigeria. The embassy of Germany also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Nigeria. The German Embassy in Abuja is headed by Dorothee Janetzke-Wenzel - Ambassador of Germany to Nigeria.


German Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria 9 Lake Maracaibo Close Maitama PO Box 5177 Abuja F.C.T. Nigeria


(+234) 9 220 80 10 / 9 220 80 11 (+234) 70 64 10 88 00 / 80 58 80 88 00


(+234) 9 220 80 09






Dorothee Janetzke-Wenzel - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Nigeria require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the German embassy in Abuja 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 Abuja before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.abuja.diplo.de ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+234) 9 220 80 10 / 9 220 80 11 (+234) 70 64 10 88 00 / 80 58 80 88 00 or email info@abuja.diplo.de

Consulates of Germany in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja there could be additional German consulates located in Nigeria.

Please check below for the locations of the German consulates in Nigeria.

German Consulates in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Abuja, Germany has consulates in the following cities: Lagos

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the German Embassy in Abuja offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Nigeria to Germany as wel as for German citizens in Nigeria. 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.