Consul General Axel Zeidler
I am glad to be in Sydney – promoting and further strengthening the excellent German Australian relations as Consul General in this continental hub will be an interesting challenge.Consul General Axel Zeidler
Address and opening times
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Sydney
Axel Zeidler, Consul General
+61 2 83 02 49 00 (not for passport and visa enquiries, see below)
+61 2 83 02 49 40
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Level 17, 100 William St, Sydney (Woolloomooloo), NSW 2011, Australia.
Level 17, 100 William St, Sydney (Woolloomooloo), NSW 2011.
APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL CONSULAR SERVICES!
Please refer to the
online booking system
You will find information on a wide range of our services on this website. Please check the website first to find the information you are looking for.
Due to the current lock down in Sydney the following passport and visa hotline is unavailable. Please send us an email.
If you still have further questions or require more information you can call us
for visa and passport enquiries, on (02) 8302 4949 during the following times only:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
exception: For enquiries about short-term Schengen visa for travellers, please call VFS Global:
(02) 8278 4527 (Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. -5 p.m.)
for general enquiries, please contact the switchboard on
Tel.: (02) 8302 4900 during the following opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 8 am - 12.30 pm & 1:00 pm - 3.00 pm,
Friday: 8 am - 2 pm
In case of an emergency
In case of an emergency after office hours you can contact us on mobile number: +61 4 1235 9826. Please be aware that this number is not operational during our office hours.
For questions in connection with COVID-19 please first read the information on our website and only call if your question is not answered and it is an urgent emergency.
Administrative / consular district
New South Wales and Queensland;
in charge of legal and consular affairs for all Australian states and territories (except for ACT) and the Islands of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Nauru.
Your security is our concern
Every visitor has to undergo a security screening upon arrival.
Luggage, electronical devices as well as potentially dangerous items are not allowed to be taken into the chancery.
Mobile phones are to be handed over to our security personnel and will be returned to you after the appointment.
Food and drinks (except water) are not allowed to be brought onto the premises.
Every visitor has to thoroughly wash hands before entry into the waiting room.
Failure to comply with these conditions may result in denial of entry.