Address, opening hours, consular district

Physical address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
1 Waverley Street
Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 0T8

Postal address

PO Box 379 STN A
Ottawa, ON  K1N 8V4


+1 613 232 1101


+1 613 594 9330

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Emergency Phone (only outside normal office hours)

In an emergency that arises after office hours, German citizens can reach the emergency phone of the Consulate General in Toronto at (+1) 416 953-3817 within the following times (local time Toronto):

Mon-Thurs  5pm - midnight

Friday  2pm - midnight

Saturday, Sunday and holidays  8am - midnight

This phone number can be contacted via text message as well. Messages will only be answered if indications of an actual emergency are given.

Please be aware that this number is for emergencies only, general information or updates on passport or visa applications cannot be given.

In cases that require immediate action after midnight local time Toronto, the emergency hotline of the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin can be reached by dialing (+49) 30 18 17 – 0

Administrative district

Nunavut and parts of Ontario (National Capital Region and the following counties: Lanark; Leeds and Grenville; Prescott and Russell; Renfrew; Stormont, Dundas and Glengary)

All other areas of Ontario belong to the Consular District of the Consulate General in Toronto.

Consular District

The embassy has no consular district.

Please contact the Consulate General in Toronto for any consular matters. There is one exception: 

  • For Schengen visa (short term visa, e.g. for tourist, business affairs) please refer to the Austrian Embassy in Ottawa.

List of holidays (Embassy closed)


  • January 1, New Year's Day
  • April 14 , Good Friday
  • April 17, Easter Monday
  • May 22, Victoria Day
  • May 25, Ascension Day
  • July 1, Canada Day
  • August 7, Civic Holiday (Ontario)
  • September 4, Labour Day
  • October 3, Day of German Unity
  • October 9, Thanksgiving Day
  • October 31, Reformation Day (2017 only to commemorate 500-year anniversary of start of Reformation)
  • December 24, Christmas Eve
  • December 25, Christmas Day
  • December 26, Boxing Day
  • December 31, New Year's Eve

Address, opening hours, consular district

German Embassy

How to find us

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany is located at 1 Waverley Street, corner Queen Elizabeth Driveway (next to the Rideau Canal).

Map of German Foreign Missions in Canada

Interactive map of German diplomatic and consular representations in Canada

One embassy, three consulates general, and five honorary consuls offer their consular services across Canada, each covering a specific geographic region. To find out where please consult our interactive map.