Address and opening times
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Sydney
Lothar Freischlader, Consul General
+61 2 83 02 49 00 (not for passport and visa enquiries, see below)
+61 2 83 02 49 40
Postal addressConsulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Level 17, 100 William St, Sydney (Woolloomooloo), NSW 2011, Australia.
StreetLevel 17, 100 William St, Sydney (Woolloomooloo), NSW 2011.
APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL CONSULAR SERVICES!
Please refer to the
online booking system
Our consular departement is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 09:00 and 12:00 as well as on Tuesday and Thursday between 08:00 and12:00.
For visa and passport enquiries, you can call us on (02) 8302 4900 during the following times only:
Tuesday from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Wednesday from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Thursday from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
For enquiries about short-term Schengen visa for travellers, please call VFS Global:
(02) 9252 1152 (Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 3 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 & 2:30 pm - 4.15 pm,
Friday: 8 am - 2 pm
In case of an emergency
In case of an emergency after hours you can contact us on mobile number: +61 412 359 826
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.
Failure to comply with these conditions may result in denial of entry.
Consul General Lothar Freischlader
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