Please note that the administrative and consular districts of the German foreign missions in Canada have changed.

Please refer to our service overview for detailed information.

Our alphabetical directory offers an overview of our services. Further information, for example on our fees, holiday closures, or on our mandatory appointment booking system, can be found in the right column.

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A - D

Animals (Traveling with)

Authentication/Certification of Signature

Birth Certificates from Germany

Birth of a Child in Canada

Blocked Bank Account for students ("Sperrkonto")

Blue Card

Certificate of Good Conduct (Police Clearance Certificate)

Certification/ Authentication of Signatures

Child Abduction

Compensation Payment

Customs Information

Death of a Relative: Corpse/Urn Transport Permit

Death of a Pensioner


Double Taxation Agreement between Canada and Germany [pdf, 191.54k]

Driver's Licence

Dual Citizenship


E - L

Estate / Inheritance Matters

Formal Obligation Letter ("Verpflichtungserklärung") - for students see Blocked Bank Account

Genealogy/Locating Missing Persons

Ghetto Pension

German Citizenship / Nationality

ID Card


Immigrate to Germany

Inheritance Matters

Lawyers (list of, in German)

Legalization of Documents

Life Certificate

M - R

Marriage Certificate


Moving to Germany

Name change

Nationality / Citizenship

Passports for German Citizens


Pension Consultants

Pets / Traveling with Pets

Police Clearance Certificate


Recognition of Foreign Degrees in Germany


S - Z

Search Services: Locating Missing Persons in Germany or Canada

Signature Authentication/Certification

Study in Germany

Taxation of German Old Age Pensions

Tourist Information

Transit Visa Checklist [pdf, 253.87k]


Traveling with Minors

Traveling with Pets

Travel to Germany with a Canadian Passport

Traveling to the USA with a German Passport

VAT-Return in Germany


Youth Mobility Agreement

Book Your Appointment


The Consulates General in Toronto and Vancouver are using an online appointment booking system. Please book your appointment in advance:

Appointments - Consulate in Toronto

Appointments - Consulate in Vancouver

Please note that for the time being the Safari browser is incompatible with the appointment booking system.

Appointments with Honorary Consuls may be booked over the phone. Please find their contact details here.

No Consular Service at the German Embassy in Ottawa and the Consulate General in Montreal


The German Embassy in Ottawa and the Consulate General in Montreal do not offer consular services. For consular matters please contact the Consulate General in Toronto. For short-term Schengen visas, please contact the Embassy of Austria in Ottawa.