Adress and Opening Hours


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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