Consular Services A-Z

The Consulate's Legal and Consular Section provides excellent services including the issuing of passports and visas, providing advice on laws related to German citizenship, German pension and other welfare matters, and providing advice and help to stranded German tourists. Additional services include certification of photocopied documents and signatures as well as notarial recording of documents for official and legal purposes, including affidavits, applications for a certificate of inheritance and pre-nuptial agreements. Consular staff also attempt to provide information on other legal and consular matters wherever possible.

Alphabetical Directory, (c) Enlarge image Alphabetical Directory (© The alphabetical list of topics below provides a quick overview of our services:

F - J

U - Z

Visas, Consular Affairs and Information for German Citizens


“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

App Auswärtiges AMt

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

Security Advice

The Federal Foreign Office's website provides current information on the security situation in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Mainland China. The service is available in German language.