Germany celebrates 25 Years of Unity
On July 1, 2015 Germany's diplomatic representations in Canada underwent further restructuring of their consular services.
The Embassy in Ottawa and the Consulate General in Montreal no longer accept passport applications and have ceased to offer consular services altogether.
The German Consulate General in Vancouver is continuing to offer limited consular services.
Please refer to our service overview for detailed information.
In the quarter century since East and West Germany were reunified, the economic and social differences between the two regions has lessened every year. The Ministry for Economics and Energy investigates the unification process annually in the “State of German Unity” Report.
Annual Unification Report
Are you recipient of a Compensation Payment?
Recipients of German compensation payments may have their life certificate stamped by a Canadian notary public. Effective immediatly the certificate of life no longer has to be filled in and confirmed by the competent German foreign mission in Canada.
Life Certificate (Compensation Payment Recipient)
HitchBOT, the talkative cosmopolitan robot from Port Credit, Ontario travelled across Canada, Germany and the United States until its trip came to a sad end when it was vandalized in Philadelphia. We talked to Frauke Zeller, hitchBOT's German co-creator, about creating hitchBOT, media strategies, and academia in Germany and Canada.
Maren König is the new German Teacher Abroad in Winnipeg - one of about 2,000 teachers employed and sent by the German Central Agency for Schools Abroad (Zentralstelle für Auslandsschulwesen, ZfA). She will be teaching German as a second language to Winnipeg students for at least two years.
Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.
App „Auswärtiges Amt“