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Dr. Thomas Prinz

Ambassador Thomas Prinz

Germany and Nepal will further deepen their partnership based on shared values: democracy, individual freedom and a just and equitable society that is also sensitive to environment conservation and climate change.

Dr. Thomas Prinz


German Embassy


Dr. Thomas Prinz, Ambassador






Gyaneshwor 690, Kathmandu.

Postal address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 226, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Administrative / consular district


Opening hours

in general:
Monday -Friday 07:45-12:00 or with an individual appointment
for visa matters:
submission of visa applications:

according to our appointment-system , generally Monday - Thursday  08:00 -11:30
collection of visas/passports: Monday -Thursday 13:30 - 14:30, Friday 10:00 - 11:00                         

for consular matters

e.g. certification of documents:
Tuesday & Thursday 08:30 - 10:30 or with an individual appointment

for documents concerning opening a blocked account:
Tue 13:00-14:00

for collection of documents concerning blocked account:
Thursday 13:00 - 14:00

for German passports and urgent matters of German citizens:
by individual appointment

How to Reach us in Case of Emergency:
Out of office hours and on weekends and holidays there is an emergency service which can be reached by the phone numbers: +977 9851137942 (Nepali) and +977 9851137943 (English, German). Please note that the emergency service office cannot handle visa matters, these can only be dealt with during our regular office hours.



+977 1 441 27 86, +977 1 441 65 27, +977 1 441 68 32, +977 1 441 66 55


Official languages of local authorities: Nepali, Englisch

Please note: If you are using a telephone-Connection via sattelite (Satcom) higher charges might occur. 

Note on barrier-free access

Please note that our Embassy is closed on the following days:


The embassy remains closed during the Christmas Season and new years eve (24 December 2022  - 02 January 2023); only reduced services are offered 27 - 30 December 2022. In case of emergency please contact the emergency phone (please note that the emergency Service cannot handle visa matters).


1. Januar/January:                       Neujahrstag/New Year's Day

8. März/March:                           Internat. Frauentag/Internat. Women's Day

7. April/April:                              Karfreitag/Good Friday

10. April/April:                            Ostermontag/Easter Monday

1. Mai/May:                                Maifeiertag/Labour Day

29. Mai/May:                              Pfingstmontag/Whit Monday

20. September/September:        Constitution Day (npl. Nationaltag)

3. Oktober/October:                   Tag der Deutschen Einheit/German National Day

23. Oktober/October:                 Dashain/Maha Nawami

24. Oktober/October:                 Dashain/Vijaya Dashami

13. November/November:         Tihar/Laxmi Puja

15. November/November:          Tihar/Bhai Tika

24. Dezember/December:          Heiligabend/Christmas Eve

25. Dezember/December:          1. Weihnachtsfeiertag/Christmas day

26. Dezember/December:          2. Weihnachtsfeiertag/Christmas day

31. Dezember/December:          Silvester/New Year's Eve

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