Welcome to the German Consulate General in Mumbai!

(L-R) Municipal Commissioner Sitaram Kunte, Principal Secretary (Industries), Govt. of Maharashtra, Apurva Chandra, Representative in India for the State of Lower Saxony, Sudhir Patil, Consul General Michael Siebert

Consul General Siebert presents India as Partner country at the Hannover Messe 2015

The jurisdiction of the German Consulate General in Mumbai includes the states of  Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh as well as the Union Territory of Daman and Diu.

Featured below are the Consulate General's latest meetings and events:

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Consul General Michael Siebert with Mehul Lanvers-Shah, Managing Director, Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt. Ltd.

Consul General hosts an interactive presentation on "Hannover Messe 2015," November 25, 2014

Consul General Michael Siebert hosted a reception at his residence to present India as the partner country at the Hannover Messe 2015. Hannover Messe, the world's largest industrial, engineering and technology fair, will take place from April 12-17, 2015 in Hannover and will be jointly inaugurated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 12, 2015.

(L-R) Consul General Michael Siebert, Dr. Andreas Dombret and Mr. Thomas Notheis

Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank visits Mumbai, October 30-31, 2014

Dr. Andreas Dombret, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank was on a 2-day visit from October 30-31 to Mumbai to officiate the handing-over of office of the Representative of the Deutsche Bundesbank in India. He bid farewell to the outgoing Representative of the Bundesbank in India, Mr. Thomas Notheis and welcomed his successor, Mr. Alexander Sattler. Dr. Dombret also attended a reception hosted by Consul General Siebert in honour of Mr. Notheis and Mr. Sattler. Dr. Dombret delivered the Founder's Day lecture of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce held at the Trident Hotel.

Consul General Siebert with Mayor Snehal Ambekar

Consul General visits the new Mayor of Mumbai, October 14, 2014

Consul General Michael Siebert called on the newly elected Mayor of Mumbai, Snehal Ambekar on October 14, 2014. Mr. Siebert and the Mayor discussed the Indo-German relations and the upcoming assembly elections in the state of Maharashtra amongst other topics. Consul General Siebert also extended an invitation to the Mayor to be a part of the twin city conference, which will take place in Stuttgart, the twin city of Mumbai.

"Pieces of the Berlin Wall" commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

Consulate General celebrates the Day of German Unity 2014

Consul General Michael and his wife Dr. Gabriele Siebert welcomed more than 600 guests to the Day of German Unity celebrations at Hotel Taj Mahal Palace on October 7, 2014. The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall.

Consul General Siebert at one of the stalls

Consul General attends the 58th IGCC AGM, September 24, 2014

The Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) hosted its 58th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on September 24, 2014. The AGM is one of the most prestigious events of the IGCC and is well attended by representatives from the Indo-German business community. The theme for this year's AGM was "Vocational Skills Development and Vocational Training."

(L-R) Director of IGCC Bernhard Steinrücke, Consul General Siebert, Head of AlumniPortal Deutschland Sabine Olthof, Country Director GIZ GmbH Stefan Helming and Director Marketing, DAAD, New Delhi Apoorv Mahendru

“Trained in Germany Mumbai 2014 ” - Job Fair and Conference, September 24, 2014

After the roaring success of the Job fair and conference in Pune, Make-it-in-Germany along with Alumniportal Deutschland organized the “Trained in GermanY Mumbai 2014 ” - Job Fair and Conference at Hotel Trident in Mumbai on September 24, 2014. The job fair is an excellent platform for individuals from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine) background.

Consul General Michael Siebert addressing the audience

Commemoration of World War I

The year 2014 marks the completion of 100 years since the outbreak of World War I in 1914. On this solemn occasion, the Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai and Alliance Française de Bombay in association with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Consulate General of France and Institut Français are presenting a series of programmes from August 18-25, 2014.

Consul General Michael Siebert at the book launch of 'My Marathi'

Consul General attends book launch of 'My Marathi'

As part of the '100 years of Teaching German in India' initiative the German Department of the University of Mumbai and Granthali released 'My Marathi,' a book for non-marathi speakers. The book was released by noted actor and the Chief Guest Aamir Khan. Consul General Michael Siebert was the Guest of Honour at the function.

(L-R) Deputy Consul General Michael Ott with Mr. Arvind Kumar, Principal Secretary (Labour and Administration) and Mr. Bhaskar Jadhav, Minister-Labour & Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra and Mr. H.K. Jawale, Commissioner of Labour, Maharashtra State

Deputy Consul General hands over safety helmets

Deputy Consul General Michael Ott held a meeting with Mr. Bhaskar Jadhav, Minister-Labour & Special Assistance, Government of Maharashtra, Mr. Arvind Kumar, Principal Secretary (Labour and Administration) and Mr. H.K. Jawale, Commissioner of Labour, Maharashtra State at the Mantralaya on August 4, 2014. Mr. Ott handed over 100 safety helmets on behalf of BG Bau, the statutory accident insurance of the construction sector in Germany as well as DGUV, the German Stautory Accident Insurance to Mr. Arvind Kumar, Principal Secretary (Labour and Administration).

Deputy Consul General Ott with representatives of Nivea India Pvt. Ltd and Beiersdorf AG, Germany

Deputy Consul General attends the ground breaking ceremony of the new Nivea Factory in Ahmedabad

Deputy Consul General Michael Ott attended the ground breaking ceremony of the new Nivea Factory in Ahmedabad on June 23, 2014. Mr. Ott was the guest of honour at the event, which was attended by several senior representatives of Nivea India Pvt. Ltd. as well as senior executives from Beiersdorf AG, the parent company of Nivea in Germany.

Consul General Michael Siebert conferring the Order of Merit to Mr. Deepak Parekh

Consul General Michael Siebert confers Germany's Cross of the Order of Merit to Chairman HDFC Ltd. Mr. Deepak Parekh on 26th May, 2014

Consul General Michael Siebert hosted a ceremony at his residence on the occasion of the bestowment of Germany's Cross of the Order of Merit to the Chariman of HDFC Ltd. Mr. Deepak Parekh on 26th May, 2014.

(From right)Head Goethe Institute Mumbai Dr. Martin Waelde, Consul General Michael Siebert and his wife Dr. Gabriele Siebert and Director Ritesh Batra at the 19th EU-Film Festival

19th EU-Film Festival, May 08-15, 2014

Consul General Michael Siebert inaugurated the 19th EU Film festival at the Max Mueller Bhavan on Thursday May 8, 2014. The Chief Guest for the evening was director Ritesh Batra. The theme of the festival this year is "Voices of Youth".

Consul General in the centre with Dr. Anant Kapdi on his right and other faculty members from the institute

Equipement grant for ICT Mumbai

Alexander von Humoldt-fellow Prof. Dr. Anant Kapdi of Institute for Chemical Technology Mumbai, a prime higher education institute in the country, was granted an equipment subsidy for his outstanding research efforts by the foundation and Consul General Michael Siebert did the formal hand-over place on May 7th at the institute.

Deputy Consul General attends Convocation Cermony at IGTC - March 18, 2014

Deputy Consul General Michael Ott at the IGTC Convocation Ceremony along with other dignitories on the dias Enlarge image (© Indo-German Training Centre) Deputy Consul General Michael Ott attended the Convocation Ceremony, organised for the students of the Indo German Training Centre (IGTC) Mumbai and Kolkata on March 18, 2014. The Chief Guest at the occasion was Mr. Baba Kalyani, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Forge Limited. The occasion was graced by the Vice-President of German Research Foundation (DFG), Prof. Dr. Dorothea Wagner, who was also the Guest of Honour at the ceremony. On this occasion Mr. Ott spoke on the Indo-German relations and encouraged the students to avail of the opportunities in the outside world.

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100 Years of Teaching German in India

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The year 2014 marks the centenary celebration of teaching German in India. Click to read more about the 100 years of teaching German in India and the events in Mumbai and Pune.

Visa Services

Schengen Visa

The German Consulate General can only accept the visa applications from persons residing in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Daman and Diu. The visa section processes Schengen visa for Germany and all other types of visa for Germany.

Consular Services

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The Consular Department provides assistance to meet official requirements from German authorities, e.g. Social Security Refunds, legalisations and attestations, family law and others. 

Message of Greeting and Curriculum Vitae

Consul General-Michael Siebert

Click to read the Consul General, Mr. Siebert's message of greeting to the visitors of the Homepage of the German Consulate General, Mumbai.

Address & Contact

Consulate General: 

Hoechst House, 10th Floor, 193 Backbay Reclamation, Nariman Point,
Mumbai 400 021.

Tel:+91 22 2283 2422
Fax:+91 22 2202 5493

Visa and Consular Department:

Arcadia Building, Ground Floor,
NCPA Marg, 195 Nariman Point,
Mumbai  400 021.

Tel:+91 22  2283 0301 / 2283 9834 - 35
Fax:+91 22 2284 2184

Honorary Consul, Goa

Honorary Consul Dean Menezes

Mr. Dean Menezes, the Honorary Consul, provides limited consular services in the state of Goa.

German Chancellor Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

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The "German Chancellor Fellowship for prospective leaders" from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation gives up to 50 highly talented young professionals from Brazil, China, India, Russia and the USA an opportunity to spend a year in Germany and implement a project of their choice in cooperation with German hosts. The deadline for applications is 15 September, 2013. The fellowship begins on 1 October of the following year.

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