Welcome to the German Consulate General in Mumbai!

Consul General Michael Siebert addressing the guests at the reception

Consul General Michael Siebert at the centenary celebrations of Teaching German in India

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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Read more about the upcoming events in and around Mumbai!

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.

To read more about the ceremony, please click the link to the article below:

Consul General Mr. Siebert with AGM Operations Lapp, Mr. M.B. Harish

Consul General visits Bhopal, March 05-06, 2014

CG Mr. Michael Siebert payed his first visit to Bhopal from 05-06 March, 2014. On his visit he met with government officials, company heads, academicians, NGO's and press.

Consul Alexander Thielitz, Head of Consular and Visa Section, Ms. Monaz Billimoria from VFS Global and Mr. Dean Menezes, Honoraray Consul General in Goa at the VAC inauguration in Goa

Head of Consular Section and Visa Section inaugurates Germany Visa Application Centre in Goa

The German Consulate General celebrated its proud moment of the opening of a Germany Visa Application Centre in Panaji, Goa on February 26, 2014.

VC Dr. Wasudeo Gade felicitating Consul General Michael Siebert

100 Years of Teaching German in India

The city of Pune played host to the centenary celebrations of teaching German in India. Consul General Michael Siebert hosted a reception for around 300 guests from India and Germany ranging from lecuturers, scholars and linguists, who have contributed to the success of 100 years of teaching German in India apart from representatives from the Indian and German corporates based in Pune.

Consul General Michael Siebert with Minister for Tourism, Government of Maharashtra Mr. Chhagan Bhujbal

Consul General meets Minister for Tourism, January 28, 2014

Consul General Michael Siebert met with the Minister for Tourism, Government of Maharashtra, Mr. Chhagan Bhujbal on January 28, 2014.

Consul Alexander Thielitz, Head of Consular and Visa Section, Consul General Michael Siebert and Mr. Anil Katoch, Head-South Asia, VFS Global at the VAC inauguration

The German Consulate General and its Visa Section inaugurate the new Germany Visa Application Centre in Mumbai

It was a proud moment for the German Consulate General and its Visa Section in Mumbai as it inaugurated a new Germany Visa Application Centre (VAC) on January 16, 2014 at the Express Towers in Nariman Point, Mumbai.

Students of Somaiya College explaining their creation to Dr. Martin Schairer

Deputy Mayor of Stuttgart visits Mumbai, January 9-14, 2014

The Deputy Mayor of Stuttgart, Dr. Martin Schairer visited Mumbai along with a 5-member delegation. The delegation held meetings with several eminent personalities from the field of politics, education and research and business amongst others.

Make it in Germany

Consul General hosts "Make it in Germany" event, January 13, 2014

Consul General Michael Siebert played host to members of the GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) and guests interested in knowing more about the "Make it in Germany" initiative. The initiative is being implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

Honorary Consul of India in Stuttgart, Mr. Andreas Lapp at the 10th "Stuttgart meets Mumbai" Wine Festival

"Stuttgart Meets Mumbai" Wine Festival, January 10-11, 2014

Press Conference on the occassion of the 10th "Stuttgart meets Mumbai" Wine Festival Enlarge image (© GK Mumbai)

Mumbai's sister city Stuttgart organized the 10th "Stuttgart meets Mumbai" Wine Festival at Hotel Taj Lands End in Mumbai from 10th-11th January, 2014. The Festival is an important platform for high-ranking representatives of regional politics, industries, tourism, media and culture to meet in a relaxing atmosphere. 

Guests at the wine festival were greeted by the Deputy Mayor of Stuttgart, Dr. Martin Schairer and the Indian Honorary Consul to Germany, Andreas Lapp. The Chief Guest at the ocassion was Mr. Sumit Mullick, Additional Chief Secretary and Chief Protocol Officer.

Deputy Consul General Michael Ott at the Investors Conference

Deputy Consul General attends Investors Conference - November 30, 2013

Deputy Consul General Michael Ott attended the Investors Conference organized by Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI) together with the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) at the Royal Western Turf Club on November 30, 2013. The Investors Conference is an annual event held every year since 2008.

Consul General Michael Siebert with Mr. Pradyumna Vyas, Director, National Institute of Design

Consul General Siebert visits Ahmedabad, November 20-22, 2013

On the ocassion of the closing ceremony of the DWIH New Delhi - Excellence on Tour, Consul General Michael Siebert was in the city of Ahmedabad from November 20-22, 2013.

(L-R) Honorary Consul Dean Menezes, Governor of Goa, Mr. Bharat Vir Wanchoo and Consul General Michael Siebert

Consulate General celebrates the Day of German Unity 2013 in Goa

Consul General Michael Siebert and his wife Dr. Gabriele Siebert along with the Honorary Consul of Germany in Goa, Mr. Dean Menezes and his wife Supriya Menezes welcomed around 300 guests to the Day of German Unity celebrations in Goa on November 9, 2013. The Chief Guest for the evening was the Governor of Goa, Mr. Bharat Vir Wanchoo. Also present at the occasion was the Mayor of Panaji, Mr. Surendra Furtado.

During his visit to Goa, Mr. Siebert also held talks with the Governor of Goa, Mr. Bharat Vir Wanchoo, Chief Minister of Goa, Mr. Manohar Parrikar and Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Pratapsingh Rane and discussed the political and economic situation in Goa as well as the German-Goan economic and cultural relations.

Dr. Marla Stukenberg addressing the audience

Farewell Dr. Stukenberg!

On Saturday, October 26, 2013 friends, colleagues and everyone associated with Dr. Marla Stukenberg, Director of the Cultural department at Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai, bid farewell to her as she finishes a six year stint in Mumbai and moves to her next posting in Bangkok, Thailand as the Director of the Goethe Institut.

Finance and Economics Minister of Baden-Württemberg visits India, October 24, 2013

During his visit to India last week, Deputy Prime-Minister and Minister of Finance and Economics of Baden-Württemberg, Nils Schmid, held talks with senior politicians and eminent entrepreneurs. Accompanied by a 44-member high-level economic and science delegation, the Minister travelled to Bangalore, Pune and Delhi with the aim to strengthen Indo-German relations in the automotive and other manufacturing sectors.

15th Mumbai Film Festival

German Films at the 15th Mumbai Film Festival

Deputy Consul General Michael Ott and German Films representative Konstanze Wlz from Munich attended the 15th Mumbai Film Festival held between October 17-24, 2013. The festival was presented by Reliance Entertainment and organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Images (MAMI).

Mr. and Mrs. Siebert welcoming guests at the Day of German Unity celebrations

Consulate General celebrates the Day of German Unity 2013

Consul General Michael and his wife Dr. Gabriele Siebert welcomed around 600 guests to the Day of German Unity celebrations at the Palladium Hotel on October 7, 2013. The chief guest at the occasion was Mr. Sumit Mullick, Additional Chief Secretary and Chief Protocol Officer. The guests, both Germans as well as Indians, were an eclectic mix ranging from the fields of business, culture and education amongst others.

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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