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Members of the Delegation meeting with members of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly

Members of the Indo-German Parliamentary Friendship Group at the the Vidhan Sabha in Mumbai

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 Territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

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

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Consul General Siebert at Opening of Conceptual Art Show, February 26, 2015

Consul General Michael Siebert spoke at the opening of "In Order To Join - The Political in a Historical Moment", an exhibition of conceptual art by 14 international women artists at the Max Mueller Bhavan on February 26, 2015. This exhibition presents the work of women artists born between 1947 and 1957, a generation of artists who engage with topics that continue to be relevant today: The role of women in society and the living together of different ethnic and religious groups in a society, among others. The exhibition, curated by Swapnaa Tamhane (India/Canada) and Susanne Titz (Germany), starts off with the works of late Mumbai artist Rummana Hussain. It will be open until April 19, 2015 at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya and Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai. The exhibition is mainly sponsored by the German Federal Foreign Office.

For more details on the exhibition and the Consul General's speech, click below:

(L-R) MP Ralph Brinkhaus from the CDU, Consul General Michael Siebert, MLA Raj Purohit and Chairman of Maharashtra Legislative Council, Shivajirao Deshmukh

German Parliamentary Delegation visits India, February 11-19, 2015

A 6-member delegation of the Indo-German Parliamentary Friendship Group headed by the Chairman of the group, Ralph Brinkhaus visited India from the 11-19 February. The delegation was here to gain a first-hand impression and exchange views with Indian members of Parliament on the political and economic situation in India under the new governments at the centre and in Maharashtra.

(L-R) Mahesh Kodumudi, President & GM, Volkswagen (I), Minister for Industries, Govt of Maharashtra, Subhash Desai, Chief Minister Fadnavis, MP Shivajirao Patil, MLA Suresh Gore and Consul General Siebert

Consul General visits the VW plant in Pune, January 27, 2015

Consul General Michael Siebert attended the inauguration of the new Volkswagen Engine Assembly plant in Pune. The event was also attended by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Minister of Industries, State of Maharashtra, Subhash Desai, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), Shirur (Maharashtra), Shivajirao Patil and Member of Legislative Assembly, Maharashtra, Suresh Gore amongst others.

Consul General Siebert addressing members of the various delegations

Consulate General welcomes 4 German delegations between January 18-26, 2015

The Consulate General is playing host to several guests from Germany in the days from January 18-26. Various delegations headed by the Minister for the Bundesrat, Europe and International Affairs of the State of Baden-Württemberg and Mayors from the cities of Karlsruhe and Stuttgart are currently in Mumbai.

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9th Oktoberfest and Christmas Market

In keeping with the tradition of the past 8 years, this year too the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) organized the Oktoberfest on December 5, 2014 followed by the Christmas Market on December 6 and 7 at the Mahalaxmi Race Course.

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.

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


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

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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