The Embassy

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.

Thomas Prinz

Adress and Opening Hours


German Embassy


Dr. Thomas Prinz, 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 07:45-12:00 AM or by appointment
for visa matters:
submission visa applications:

according to the Appointmentystem , generally Mo-Fr 07:45-11:30
visa-collection Mo-Fr 08:30-11:30                             

for consular matters other than visa applications

e.g. certification of documents:
Mo-Fr 10:30- 12:00 AM

for documents concerning opening a blocked account:
Tue 1:00-2:00 PM

for collection of documents concerning blocked account:
Thu 1:00-2:00 PM

for German passports and urgent matters of German citizens:
by individual appointment, generally Mon-Fri 10:30-11:30 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




Contact the Embassy

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 days:


The embassy remains closed during the Christmas Season and new years eve (24 December 2021  - 02 January 2022); only reduced services are offered 27 - 30 December 2021. 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

15. April/April:                            Karfreitag/Good Friday

18. April/April:                            Ostermontag/Easter Monday

1. Mai/May:                                Maifeiertag/Labour Day

6. Juni/June:                                Pfingstmontag/White Monday

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

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

4. Oktober/October:                   Dashain/Maha Nawami

5. Oktober/October:                   Dashain/Vijaya Dashami

25. Oktober/October:                 Tihar/Laxmi Puja

27. Oktober/October:                 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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