Appointments for Consular Services

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

Please ensure that you book an appointment for each individual consular visit.

Please use our free online appointment booking system:   ONLINE APPOINTMENTS .

Please note that the appointment booking system is not optimized for smartphones.

It is not possible to book an appointment over the phone.
After scheduling your appointment, you will receive a confirmation by e-mail.
Please be on time for your appointment.

Passports, visa, citizenship certificates, birth- and marriage certificates can be picked up between 09:00 am and 12:00 pm without a scheduled appointment.

Appointments for Consular Services

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Passports for German Citizens


If you are a German Citizen residing in Canada, you can apply for a German passport at the competent German Foreign Mission. Please consult our Consulate Service Overview  to find the German Foreign Mission that will service your area of residence. German passports contain a chip with the holder's fingerprints, which will be taken electronically at the time of the application. Therefore it is required that the applicant appears in person at the German Foreign Mission.