German Consulate General in Bangalore


Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Bangalore

The consular districts falling under the jurisdiction of Bangalore Consulate General are Karnataka, Kerala.

We invite you to visit our website to learn more about our services and activities.

German Foreign Minister Steinmeier answers your questions on Twitter

Live Interview with German Foreign Minister on Twitter

Go ahead and ask Mr. Steinmeier your questions on German Foreign Politics and he will answer live on #FragSteinmeier today, 16th October at 17:30 CET

2nd Indian-German Water Partnership Day

2nd Indian-German Water Partnership Day - German Solutions to Indian Challenges

The 2nd Indian-German Water Partnership Day was inaugrated on 6th October in Kochi by Honorable Oommen Chandy, Chief Minister of Kerals together with Mr. Jörn Rohde, German Consul General. The summi...

“Renewables – made in Germany” an exhibition by the German Energy Agency (DENA).

Intersolar Summit

The Consul General of Bangalore, Mr. Rohde was one of the chief guests at the Inter Solar Summit on 22nd September 2014. The conference was about solar energy in India and the key areas of discussion ...

German Consulate visiting RV College of Engineering

German Consul visits R.V. College of Engineering

The Consul General of Germany in Bangalore Mr. Jörn Rohde visited the RV College of Engineering at Kengeri recently. During his visit he interacted with the Principal Prof. Dr. B. S. Satyanarayana, P...

Interview of German Consul General in Advantage Karnataka

An interview of the Consul General of Germany in Bangalore Mr. Rohde is featured in the current issue September-October 2014 of Advantage Karnataka. The interview was conducted by Mr. Sunny Jerome. Mr. Rohde spoke about the trade relations between India and Germany, potential for economic growth between Germany and Karnataka, initiatives made by the German government and experience of German companies in Karnataka among other things. Please click on the link below to read the complete interview.

German Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde meets His Excellency, Shri Vajubhai Rudabhai vala, Governor of Karnataka

Consul General meets Govenor of Karnataka

German Consul General, Mr. Jörn Rohde, met the new govenor of Karnataka, His Excellency, Shri Vajubhai Rudabhai vala, on September 16 at Raj Bhavan.

Backhand - Deccan Gymkhana December 2013

Rising Star

Sharrmadaa Baluu of Bangalore has been identified by the Schüttler Waske Tennis-University of Germany as a promising young talent and has opened doors to their training academy for her. After going t...

Humbold Kolleg on Interdisciplenary Science

Humboldt Kolleg “Interdisciplinary science", from 5th to 7th September 2014

The Alexander von Humboldt Association (AvH) is among the leading research funding organizations worldwide. The foundation is known for its generous research fellowships offered to scientists from various disciplines. The Humboldt foundation promotes education and research, and fosters collaboration with Germany. In order to maintain a closely knit network AvH is also financing re-visits of scholars to Germany for short periods of time, as well as  scientific conferences.  On the occasion of these “Humboldt Kollegs”, renowned Humboldtians and other eminent scientists from India and Germany deliver scientific talks and participate in panel discussions to strengthen the interdisciplinary collaborations for sustainable progress and robust scientific endeavors.

Humboldt Alumni are scientifically very active at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore and various other research institutes across India. As part of its Annual Event for the year 2014, AvH Alumni at IISc organized an interdisciplinary Humboldt Kolleg “Interdisciplinary science: catalyst for sustainable progress” from 5th to 7th September 2014. The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, German Academic Exchange (DAAD) German Research Foundation (DFG) supported the event with their active participation.

Alumniportal Germany - 100.000 people participating!

"We had a great time in Germany - and now we can stay in touch via the Alumniportal Deutschland!" More than 100.000 members from 190 countries have alredy registered themselves on the Alumniportal Germany. The portal is meant for Germany-Alumni, i.e. poeple from all over the world, who studied, researched or worked in Germany or who have had an education at a German institution abroad.

CeBIT will host its inaugural trade fair in Bangalore

CeBIT comes to Bangalore

In the latest step in its fast-paced international growth programme, Deutsche Messe is exporting one of its flagship shows to India. CeBIT India will premiere at the International Exhibition Centre in Bangalore from 11 to 14 November 2014.

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The Consul General inaugurates the new premises of FVTRS

Mr. Jörn Rohde the Consul General of Germany in Bangalore unveiled the Plaque and cut open the ribbon to officially inaugurate the new office building of the Functional Vocational Training and Research Society (FVTRS) on 24th June 2014.

FVTRS was initiated by Misereor, Germany in 1993 with the main objective of promoting vocational training in the informal sector among school dropout and illiterate youth across the country enabling them to build livelihoods on their own. It also focusses on building their entrepreneurial abilities.

FVTRS has so far trained more than one lakh twenty thousand youth in various vocational trades. It is to be noted that women trainees exceed men and more than 70 per cent of the trained youth have found suitable placements – either employed or self-employed.

Mr. Jörn Rohde in his address appreciated the work done by FVTRS across the country and emphasized the need to bridge the skill gap in India especially among the unorganized sector. He expressed his happiness at his participation in the event.

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

German President Joachim Gauck visits Bangalore

On his first State Visit to India, Federal President Joachim Gauck and Ms. Daniela Schadt came to Bangalore from 7 - 9 February 2014.

Their agenda included a visit of Infosys and Bosch as well as interactions with Unicef, Don Bosco and the Gubbi Coir Cluster Unit.

The Federal President was be accompanied by a German business delegation who visited companies in the Bangalore region.

Bangalore Consulate General

German Consulate General Bangalore


Germany in India

German Consulate General in Bangalore

2nd & 3rd floor, "Cash Pharmacy Building"
Corner St. Mark's Road & Residency Road
Bangalore 560 025
+91-80-45 300 100
German National Visas:
please dial option "2" (MON - THU from 14:00 - 15:30 hrs.)
Schengen Visas (VFS):
+91-22-67 86 60 13
+91-80-45 300 148



Please note: Entry to the consular & visa section is only permitted with prior appointment, which you can ONLY schedule online Please bring a print-out of your confirmation e-mail along.

Upcoming holiday


Please note that the our offices will remain closed for Divali on Friday, 24th October 2014.

The Consulate will also remain closed on 11th November 2014.

General Visa information


Depending on the purpose and duration of your stay in Germany you can either apply for a short-term "Schengen visa" or for a long-term "German national visa" for stays over 90 days. The German Missions in India have started outsourcing the handling of SCHENGEN visa applications to VFS Global. Now, every client will have the option to submit his/her visa application at a nearby Visa Application Centre.

Consular Services for Indian Nationals


Indian citizens are provided comprehensive consular services at the German Missions, including attestation of docuemtns, signatures and copies as well as general information on consular matters.

Science Circle

Germany and India: Infinite Opportunities

To promote Indo-German Scientific Cooperation the German Consulate General Bangalore and its partners created a platform for German scientists to share their latest research findings with their Indian counterparts.

Studying in Germany

The DAAD Information point at the German Consulate General in Bangalore provides comprehensive and free advice to all those interested in study and research in Germany. 

Job Offer at DFG New Delhi

The German Research Foundation has the following job offer:

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German Consul General Jörn Rohde

German Consul General Jörn Rohde

Since July 2013, Mr. Jörn Rohde is the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bangalore.