German Consulate General in Chennai

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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.

We are closed

The Consulate General will remain closed from Thursday, 22nd March, until Monday, 26th March due to the official visit of a high ranking delegation from Germany. Offices of our service provider VFS for Schengen visa cases will remain closed on Thursday, 22nd March, and Friday, 23rd March.

The Consulate General and VFS offices will also remain closed on Good Friday, 30th March, and Easter Monday, 02nd April 2018 due to German public holidays.

 We apologize for any inconvenience and kindly ask for your understanding.


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.

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Chennai Consulate General

German Consulate Chennai

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



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


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