German Consulate General Vancouver


Our consular section can only accept cash payments from October 12 until October 17. We apologize for the inconvenience.

German Consulate Vancouver

Welcome to the official representation of the Federal Republic of Germany in Western Canada.

Our consular district covers British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, as well as Northwest Territories and Yukon.

Rico, Oskar und die Tieferschatten

Invitation to the family movie "Rico, Oskar und die Tieferschatten"

The German Consulate General cordially invites to the screening of the childrens movie "Rico, Oskar und die Tieferschatten" in which two very different friends discover what friendship is all about when they are drawn into an unforeseen adventure.


The Call of the Yukon

German Consul General Josef Beck visited the Yukon to participate in a briefing of the Yukon government for the Consular Corps and for a bilateral meeting with Yukon Premier Sandy Silver and the Minister of Tourism Jeanie Dendys.

Consul General Josef Beck and Alexander Weimann, Artistic Director, Pacific Baroque Orchestra

St. John Passion by Early Music Vancouver

The Vancouver Bach Festival ended last Friday, August 11 with a magnificent performance of Bach’s St. John Passion. Around 1200 spectators followed the concert by the Pacific Baroque Orchestra and  the Vancouver Cantata Singers at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. The Orchestra and Choir, as well as a cast of international solo singers were led by the award-winning German conductor Alexander Weimann.

Josephine Neumann

Interview with our intern

Between mid-March and End of July, the Consulate General Vancouver was supported by the intern Josephine Neumann. We are very thankful for her active support and the interview she gave us at the end of her internship.

2017 British Columbia Wildfires

The Province of British Columbia is facing one of the worst wildfire seasons in more than a decade. B.C. has declared a provincial state of emergency to ensure a co-ordinated response to the current wildfire situation and to ensure public safety.


DLR@UBC - a successful international cooperation

In September 2016, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the Canadian University of British Columbia (UBC) launched the collaboration initiative DLR@UBC. Started with 10 researchers, today more than 30 German and Canadian scientists work on innovations all around materials and structures for sustainable mobility, especially for aeronautics and ground transportation. 


German-Canadian Scientific Cooperation DLR @ UBC

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) and The University of British Columbia (UBC) started on September 2016 an important cooperation on Materials and structures for global mobility.

Honorary Consul Dr. Oelck

Introduction of new Honorary Consul Dr. Oelck

The German Consul General to western Canada, Josef Beck, introduced at a reception in Saskatoon on March 8 the new Honorary Consul of Germany to Saskatchewan Dr. Michael Oelck. Mr. Oelck will have his office running around mid-April.

Pressekonferenz BPA

Daily News from Germany

Daily News from Germany

The Consul General and the invididual sections

Consul General Josef Beck

Read more about the Consul General and the invididual sections.

Events in Vancouver

Der Cirque du soleil mit "Varekai"

The following events are offered by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Vancouver and its partners.

National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights

Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte

The German Government adopted the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights in its cabinet meeting on Wednesday (21 December). The goal of this Action Plan is to implement the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Appointments for Consular Services


Please note that as of March 1,2014 all visitors must schedule an appointment for their consular services.



Do you have questions, comments or suggestions? Please send an email to the German Consulate General in Vancouver using this form!

Address, opening hours, map and what to do in case of emergency

German Consulate Vancouver

Here you will find information that is useful prior to your departure to the Consulate General, such as our opening hours, our address and a map.

Honorary Consuls of the Federal Republic of Germany in Canada

Honorarkonsul der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Here you find a list of Germany's Honorary Consuls, who are located in St. John's, NF; Halifax, NS; MB; Saskatoon, SK; Edmonton, AB; and Calgary, AB.