Embassy of Germany in Canberra


The German Embassy in Australia is a bilateral mission in Canberra and promotes German interests in Australia. The embassy of Germany also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Australia. The German Embassy in Canberra is headed by Dr Karl Michael Witter - Ambassador of Germany to Australia.


German Embassy in Canberra, Australia 119 Empire Circuit Yarralumla ACT 2600 Australia


(+61) (2) 62 70 19 11


(+61) (2) 62 70 19 51






Dr Karl Michael Witter - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Consular: 09.30-12.30

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Australia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the German embassy in Canberra 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 Canberra before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.canberra.diplo.de ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+61) (2) 62 70 19 11 or email info@canberra.diplo.de

Consulates of Germany in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra there could be additional German consulates located in Australia.

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

German Consulates in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra, Germany has consulates in the following cities: Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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