German Embassy Canberra

German Embassy Canberra

Dr Markus Ederer, Ambassador

Amtsuebergabe der Staatsminister und Staatssekretaere

Great to help build a German-Australian future for our people that is more secure, inclusive and sustainable.

Dr Markus Ederer, Ambassador

Address, opening hours & contact


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


Dr Markus Ederer, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Australia




119 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla, ACT 2600.

Postal address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, 119 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia.

Administrative / consular district

Jurisdiction: Australia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

The Head of Mission in Australia, with the office located in Canberra, will also be the accredited Ambassador to Nauru, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Consular Jurisdiction: Australian Capital Territory (ACT) only.

The Embassy offers a limited range of consular services: passports and German ID cards, some notarizations and authentication of signatures and photocopies.

Other consular and legal issues as well as emergencies are handled by The Consulate General Sydney. (See Information on The Consulate General Sydney site).

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Friday from 8:00am to 2:00pm


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 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.



+61 2 62 70 19 11


For all visa enquiries please contact the German Consulate General in Sydney.

Official language in the host country: English (also applies to Nauru, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu). Vanuatu: additional language French

Note: Higher charges may apply when contacting the Embassy via satellite (Satcom) phone or fax.

Note on barrier-free access


Dear visitors,
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.

10.00 - 13.00
10.00 - 13.00
09.30 - 12.30
09.30 - 12.30
09.30 - 12.30

The Embassy remains closed on Saturday and Sunday and on Public Holidays.

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