Consular Service, passports, visa

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Our Consular service: Visa, passport and more

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Make an appointment

An appointment is needed at all missions in Australia. Depending on the mission, the appointment can be made online or over the phone.

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Find your nearest Consulate

Two German Missions and ten Honorary Consuls throughout Australia offer consular services. Each mission covers a specific geographic region. To find out which Mission can assist you, what the hours of operation are and how to reach it please use our interactive Consulate Finder.

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Consular Service from A to Z

Here you can find the alphabetical collection of the consular services provided by the German missions in Australia.

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Passports

This section contains the most important information about German passports, including the appointment and application process as well as relevant forms for downloading.

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Visa to Germany

Whether you are planning a short term visit, attend a business meeting, or take up studies or employment in Germany - here you can find information on the visa application process and required documents.

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Family matters

Throughout our lives, we may experience many important events such as getting married or having a baby. We offer a range of resources and services to assist you with some of the administrative aspects of these events.

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Emergency assistance for Germans abroad

In case of an emergency involving a German citizen in Australia please inform the competent German mission if immediate action is required.

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Inheritance matters

Information on how to renounce an inheritance or how to get a Certificate of inheritance can be found here.

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Certification of signatures and copies, power of attorney, life certificates, identity verifications

Information about how to get your signature or copies certified, how to apply for a German police clearance, how to get a power of attorney, how to get a life certificate for yorur pension office and more.

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Other consular services

Here you can find information on a range of other legal and consular matters.

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FAQ - Frequently asked questions

If you have a question, but cannot find the answer, you might find our collection of frequently asked questions helpful.

Deutsche Version

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Make an appointment

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An appointment is needed at all missions in Australia. Depending on the mission, the appointment can be made online or over the phone.

Find your nearest Consulate

map of Australia with German missions

Two German Missions and ten Honorary Consuls throughout Australia offer consular services. Each mission covers a specific geographic region. To find out which Mission can assist you, what the hours of operation are and how to reach it please use our interactive Consulate Finder.

Bundestag election 2017 - Germans abroad

Bundestagswahl 2017

Only persons listed in a voters’ register may vote. Germans living abroad who do not have a registered domicile in Germany are called German expatriates. They are not automatically entered into a voters’ register. If German expatriates wish to participate in Bundestag elections, they have to submit a formal application for entry into the voters’ register before each election. Please find further information on the following website: The Federal Returning Officer