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.

A reef knot as the symbol of the G20 summit in Hamburg

Germany’s G20 presidency

Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers will meet in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.

Further information is available on the following webpages:

Please Note

Due to the current shortage of cash Consular Fees (German Passports, Attestations) need to be paid in the exact amount. Payment with Demand Draft is also possible.

TDE 2016

26th Annniversary of German Unity

A reception was held on October 17, 2016 to mark 26 years of German Unity. Special guest of honour was Dr. Robert Habeck, Minister for Energy Transistion, Schleswig Holstein and delegation.

Indian Maritime University – Infrastructure and Regulation

Indian Maritime University – Infrastructure and Regulation

In the course of a special programme at the Indian Maritime University, Chennai campus, Consul General Fabig exchanged views with senior officers of the Indian Economic Service on questions of infrastructure and regulation.

 B.V.R. Mohan Reddy appointed as Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany in Hyderabad for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh

B.V.R. Mohan Reddy appointed as Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany in Hyderabad for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh

Mr. BVR Mohan Reddy, Founder and Executive Chairman Cyient Ltd., has been appointed as the Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany.

Vidiyal Burn Care and Healing Centre

German Consulate supports Internation Foundation for Crime Prevention and Victim Care (PCVC)

With its small scale project fund, the German Consulate was able to support Vidiyal Burn Care and Healing Centre for women survivors of burns in Chennai.

Federal President Joachim Gauck

Message from Federal President Joachim Gauck to Germans living abroad for the 2016 Day of German Unity

On the Day of German Unity we remember all that we have achieved in the last few years of our history. We celebrate the desire for freedom voiced by the people in Leipzig, Plauen, Berlin and many other towns and cities in the GDR.

Sivananda Rehabilitation Home in Hyderabad

German Consulate supports Sivananda Rehabilitation Home in Hyderabad

With its small scale project fund, the German Consulate was able to support Sivananda Rehabilitation Home in Hyderabad.

Westphalian Youth Orchestra performs in Chennai

Crescendo Concert

At an event of the Ambattur Rotary Charitable Trust Mr. Fabig gave a welcoming speech on behalf of the Crescendo concert on 11 September.

schuechtermann-Klinik

Visit of the "Schuechtermann-Klinik, IHK Osnabrueck-Emsland-Grafschaft Bentheim und GewiNet

The German Consulate Chennai was visited by a group of young German doctors, students and health care representatives.

40 years of service

The Consulate General Chennai applauds Mr. Wolfgang Müller for 40 years of service

On 4 September 2016 Deputy Consul General Wolfgang Müller celebrated forty years of service for the Federal Republic of Germany.

Westphalia

Crescendo Symphonic Choral Concert

The Rotary Club of Ambattur is  organizing a concert with the Westphalian Youth Chamber Orchestra and the Madras Musical Association Orchestra on September 11th, 2016 at 7pm.

Aid convoy of the ICRC in the besieged city of Madaya, Syria (January 2016)

World Humanitarian Day on 19 August

On the occasion of World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, Bärbel Kofler, issued the following statement today (19 August 2016):

German Consulate supports The Trichy Don Bosco Society

German Consulate supports The Trichy Don Bosco Society

With its small scale project fund, the German Consulate was able to support The Trichy Don Bosco Society

Human Rights Education and Role of Private Sector

Multi-Stakeholder Consultations on Human Rights Education and Role of Private Sector – Civil Society Collaboration

Organized by the Confederation of Indian Industries, People’s Watch and National Foundation for India, a multi-stakeholder consultation investigated the possibilities of investing into human rights education from the private sector.

Pre Departure Meet 2016

DAAD Pre Departure Session 2016

This year the “pre departure session” organized by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)...

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Chennai is inviting applications for a Technical Advisor.

Click on the link for more information

Ambassador Dr Martin Ney and Dr Mrs Gabriele Ney with the Mayor P Rajkumar

Committed to realising Coimbatore’s Smart City plan

On the second day of his „Smart Cities” trip, Ambassador Dr Ney was delighted with the warm reception by the Mayor of Coimbatore, P Rajkumar, and the Commissioner of Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation, Dr K. Vijaykartikeyan.

Ambassador Dr Martin Ney met with the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Jayaram Jayalalithaa.

Ambassador Dr Martin Ney meets CM Jayalalithaa in Chennai

Ambassador Dr Martin Ney met with the Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Selvi J. Jayalalithaa, in Chennai on 19th July. He reiterated Germany’s commitment to contribute to Coimbatore’s Smart City Project.

Not a Piggy Bank...

Blocked account for Students

Fees
Signature authentication
1500 INR
Passport Copy attestation (1 copy)
  free

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

Visa

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.

Contact us in case of an emergency

Krisenvorsorgeliste

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   

German Information Centre, South Asia

German Information Centre South Asia

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Make it in Germany

Make it in Germany

The 'Make it in Germany' portal gives the key information about making a career and living in Germany.

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Preventing corruption

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

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

Appointments

Terminvergabe

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

Fall 2016

Vanakkam

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

New 'Facts About Germany'

Facts about Germany

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Honarary Consul, Hyderabad

Honorary Consul, Hyderabad

Mr. B.V.R. Mohan Reddy is the Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Hyderabad. He provides assistance and limited consular services in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

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