Our Consular Services: Overview

On July 1, 2015 the German foreign missions 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.
► Please refer to (1) and (2) below the following table for more information.

The German Consulate General in Vancouver continues to offer limited consular services.

Services offered by the Consulates

Service

Consulate
Toronto

Consulate
Vancouver

Passport

x

x

German ID Card

x


Visa

x (1)

(2)

Name Change Declaration

x

x

Authentication

x

x

Acknowledgment of Paternity

x


Registry of birth, marriage, etc.

x

x

Pensions

x

x

Citizenship

x


Legalization

x


Notarization of Power of Attorney

x

x

Police Clearance Certificate

x

x

Life Certificate

x

x

(German) Driver's Licence Certificate

x

x

Certificate of Inheritance 

x

x = service is offered at this German Foreign Mission

(1) = Residents of:

- National Capital Region of Ottawa or its counties (Lanark; Leeds and Grenville; Prescott and Russell; Renfrew; Stormont, Dundas and Glengary)
- Quebec
- New Brunswick
- Newfoundland and Labrador
- Nova Scotia
- Nunavut
- Prince Edward Islands

apply for a Schengen Visa at the Austrian Embassy in Ottawa

Appointment booking system of the Austrian Embassy in Ottawa

(2) = Visa applications for long-term stays must be submitted at the Consulate General in Toronto; Schengen visas can be obtained through the Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver.

Website of the Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver

Services offered by the Honorary Consuls

Services

AB

Ca

AB

Ed

SK

MB

NS

NL

Passport

x

x

x

x

x


Name Change Declaration

x

x

x

x

x


Registration of birth, marriage, etc.

x

x

x

x

x


Pensions

x

x

x

x

x

Legalization


x



Notarization of Power of Attorney

x

x

x

x

x

x

Police Clearance Certificate

x

x

x

x

x

x

Life Certificate

x

x

x

x

x

(German) Driver's Licence Certificate

x

x

x

x

x

AB-Ca = Calgary

AB-Ed = Edmonton

SK = Saskatoon

MB = Winnipeg

NS = Halifax

NL = St. John's

Book Your Appointment

Notice

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.

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.

The visa section of the German Embassy in Ottawa has closed!

Schengen visa in passport

Information for residents of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario (only the National Capital Region and the following counties: Lanark; Leeds and Grenville; Prescott and Russell; Renfrew; Stormont, Dundas and Glengary), Prince Edward Island and Québec.

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

Notice

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.