German Consulate General in Bengaluru
Please note that the visa section is overwhelmed by applications - kindly plan your travel well in advance.
At the moment, the waiting period for appointments at the Consulate exceeds 10 weeks for national visas and 7 weeks for Schengen visa. For Schengen visa we suggest to make use of our service provider VFS. Emails enquiring about the status of an application will not be entertained.
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The jurisdiction of the Consulate General in Bengaluru are the states of Karnataka and Kerala. Please understand that visa applications will only be accepted from applicants residing in these two states.
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The Consul General Ms. Hellwig and the Minister for Industries Shri R.V. Deshpande together inaugurated the Annual VDMA Mechanical Engineering summit in Bengaluru on 8th September.
VDMA completes 125 years
A delegation from the CSU Parliamentary Group in the Bavarian State Parliament visited Bengaluru on 18th and 19th April 2017. Exactly ten years ago, in April 2007, the states of Karnataka and Bavaria had signed a Memorandum of Understanding on promotion of trade and cooperation in the areas of commerce, technology, tourism and other sectors. The MPs, led by Mr. Erwin Huber, chairmen of the economic committee of the Bavarian State Parliament, came to Bengaluru to strengthen the cooperation between the two states.
Parliamentary delegation from Bavaria visits Bengaluru
The German Consul General Margit Hellwig-Bötte visited the headquarters of TÜV Rheinland India in Bengaluru on 12th April 2017. The TÜV Rheinland Group is a German certification and quality control company. The Indian subsidiary TÜV Rheinland India commenced its operations in 1996.
Consul-General visits TÜV-Rheinland
The German Consul General was requested to address the valedictory session at the “International seminar on Globalisation and India’s innovation systems”. This was her first visit to Kottayam, she wa...
Visit to Kerala
The Consul General Ms. Margit Hellwig-Bötte was invited by the Suchiwa Mission Kerala to hand over the certificates to the cities that have successfully completed their City Sanitation Plans. One of t...
Swachh Kerala Mission
For the first time in its history “Django 3000”, one of the most successful German Folk-Pop bands, performs in India.
The 4 musicians enthralled the audience in Bengaluru:
They surprised the public ...
German band "Django 3000" rocks Bengaluru
Science Circle lecture on Text:Technology:Poetics by JUERGEN MAYER H. , Founder J. MAYER H. und Partner, Berlin; LALITA THARANI & MUJIB AHMED: Co-founders & Principal COLLABORATIVE ARCHITECTURE, Mumbai, Beijing; Moderated by KAIWAN MEHTA – EDITOR DOMUS INDIA will be held at Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, 716 CMH Road, Indiranagar 1st Stage Bangalore 560 038 On 20th October 2016 at 6.30 PM.
Science Circle Lecture on Text:Technology:Poetics
The British, Swiss, French and German representations in Bengaluru along with the Fraunhofer India office organised European Climate Action Day in Bangalore on 21st September 2016.
European Climate Action Day
The first Indo German Collaborative project on "The rural Urban Interface of Bangalore: A space of Transition in Agriculture, Economics and Society"between the University of Kassel and the University of Göttingen, Germany and the University of Agricultural Sciences Bangalore and other partner organisations was launched on 15th August, at the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore.
Launch of the Indo-German Collaborative Project
Under the umbrella of the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) in New Delhi, Heidelberg Centre South Asia had organised Indo-German workshops that focus on the potentials and the challenges of the concept of smart cities in Kochi on 11th of August 2016.
Workshop on Smart Cities in Kochi
German Consul General Margit Hellwig-Bötte, together with the Head of the Legal Department and the Visa Section Jürgen Pengel, visited the office of SAP in Bengaluru on 10th August. After a warm welco...
Consul General Margit Hellwig-Bötte visits SAP
Germany- India: Partners in Innovation: This would be a true characterization of the successful visit of the Chancellor of Germany Dr. Angela Merkel to Bengaluru on October 5/6 along with a high profile German business delegation. Together with Prime Minister Modi she visited the Bosch innovation Centre where they witnessed German and Indian collaboration that provide solutions to international customers and cover the whole value-chain from laboratories to software applications. She also met with CEOs of German Companies based in Bangalore.
German Chancellor visited Bengaluru on October 5/6, 2015