German Consulate General in Chennai

Welcome to the German Consulate General in Chennai

The consular districts falling under the jurisdiction of the Consulate General General in Chennai are Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana  and the Union Territory  of Puducherry.

IGTC Convocation Batch 2013-2015

IGTC Convocation Batch 2013-2015

On 8 April the Indo-German Training Center in Chennai held its ninth convocation ceremony. 19 students graduated with MBA degrees having experienced training with various German companies as part of t...

Road Show for Hannover Fair 2015

Road Show for Hannover Fair 2015

Organized by the regional offices of the Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC), a road show to showcase the opportunities and prospects of exhibiting at the prestigious Hannover Fair...

Studierende mit Laptop

Working, training and studying in Germany

Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world. 


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.

Not a Piggy Bank...

Blocked account for Students

Signature authentication
1400 INR
Passport Copy attestation (upto 3 sets)
  700 INR

Please find information on opening a blocked account on the link below

Contact us in case of an emergency


Alle Deutschen, die im Ausland leben, können in eine elektronische Liste zur Erfassung aller Auslandsdeutschen (= ELEFAND) aufgenommen werden .
Die Aufnahme erfolgt passwortgeschützt im online-Verfahren. Über die Krisenvorsorge hinaus bietet die elektronische Registrierung die Möglichkeit, Informationen zu Bundestagswahlen und zu Wahlen zum Europäischen Parlament sowie sonstige Informationen der zuständigen deutschen Auslandsvertretungen zu beziehen. Eine Eintragung ist deshalb bei längerem Auslandsaufenthalt grundsätzlich zu empfehlen.

Mehr Informationen zur Krisenvorsorgeliste

Registrierung in der Krisenvorsogenliste   

Chennai Consulate General



Please note: Entry to the consular & visa section is only permitted with prior appointment, which you can ONLY schedule on the following link:

The Consul General

Consul General Achim Fabig

Spring 2015


Welcome to the homepage of the German Consulate General in Chennai. 

Preventing corruption


The Directive Concerning the Prevention of Corruption in the Federal Administration of 30 July 2004 lays down ...

Address & Contact

No. 9, Boat Club Road, R.A. Puram
Chennai 600 028, Tamil Nadu, India
Tel.: +91-44-2430 1600
Fax: +91-44-2434 9293
Fax: +49-30-1817 67233
Fax: +91-44-24349495 (Visa & Consular)
Office Hours: Mon - Fri : 08.00 to 11.30 hrs