The Embassy

Roland Schäfer

Roland Schäfer
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Adress and Opening Hours


German Embassy


Roland Schäfer, Ambassador




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


+977 1 441 68 99

Postal address

Gyaneshwor Marg 690

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


Gyaneshwor, Kathmandu.

P.O. Box

POB 226



Opening hours

in general:
    Mo-Fri 9:00-11:30 AM or by appointment

for visa matters:
    submission of visa applications Mo-Fri 9:00-11:30 AM
    visa-collection                            Mo, Wed 2:00-3:00 PM
                                                      Fri 1:00-2:00 PM

for consular matters other than visa applications

e.g. certification of documents:
     Tue, Thu 08:00-08:30 AM

for opening a blocked account:
     Tue 2:00-2:30 PM

for collection of documents concerning blocked account:
     Thu 2:00-2:30 PM

for German passports and urgent matters of German citizens:
     Mon-Fri 9:00-11:30 AM

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.

Administrative / consular district




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Official languages of local authorities: Nepali, Englisch

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

Please note that our Embassy is closed on the following


daymonthweek dayname of holiday
1Januar/JanuaryTuesdayNew Year's Day
8März/MarchFridayInternat. Women's Day
19April/AprilFridayGood Friday
22April/AprilMondayEaster Monday
1Mai/MayWednesdayLabour Day
10Juni/JuneMondayWhit Monday
19September/SeptemberThursdayConstitution Day
3Oktober/OctoberThursdayGerman National Day
7Oktober/OctoberMondayDashain /Maha Nawami
8Oktober/OctoberTuesdayDashain /Vijaya Dashami 
27Oktober/OctoberSundayTihar/Laxmi Puja
29Oktober/OctoberTuesdayTihar /Bhai Tika 
24Dezember/DecemberMondayChristmas Eve
25Dezember/DecemberWednesdayChristmas day
26Dezember/DecemberThursdayChristmas day
31Dezember/DecemberMondayNew Year's Eve
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