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Dr. Ney with members of the Symphony orchestra of India

German Ambassador to India, Dr. Martin Ney with Conductor Piotr Borkowski and members of the Symphony Orchestra of India at NCPA

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Dr. Ney during his performance at the NCPA

Dr. Ney performs at the NCPA - October 19, 2016

The SOI (Symphony Orchestra of India) Chamber Orchestra presented Conductor Piotr Borkowski together with the German Ambassador to India, Dr. Martin Ney, an accomplished flautist in his own right on October 19 at the Experimental Theatre, NCPA at 7:00 p.m. Together they enthralled the audiences with the magic of Mendelssohn, Haydn, Nielsen and Grieg.

Consul General Dr. Morhard at the DWIH meeting, New Delhi

Consul General meets with representatives from the DWIH, October 13, 2016

Consul General Dr. Morhard, for the first time after assuming office, met with representatives of the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH). He received a briefing about the existing programs and discussed the opportunities for further promoting the Indo German cooperation in the areas of research and academic exchanges in Maharashtra.

The DWIH is a joint endeavour of the Federal Foreign Office and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research to intensify international cooperation. In India, the DWIH is a consortium of 15 member organizations such as DAAD, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce to name a few.

Consul General Dr. Morhard with IGCC Director General, Mr. Berhard Steinrücke and IGTC Director, Radhieka Mehta

Consul General Dr Morhard visits Indo-German Training Centre, October 6, 2016

Consul General Dr Jürgen Morhard met students and staff of the Indo-German Training Centre (IGTC), a unique project established by the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) in 1991. He engaged in an active discussion with the two freshmen classes of the IGTC, that have recently commenced their 18-month Post Graduate Programme in Business Administration. After the introduction, Dr Morhard discussed the details and merits of the programme modelled on the German Dual Education System, with the Director General of the IGCC, Mr Bernhard Steinrücke, and the IGTC’s Director, Ms Radhieka Mehta.

Duo Waterkant performing at the German National Day celebrations

Consulate General celebrates the Day of German Unity, October 3, 2016

In keeping with the tradition of the past, this year too the German Consulate General celebrated the Day of German Unity on the 3rd of October with the friends and well-wishers of Germany. Hosts Consul General Dr. Jürgen Morhard along with his wife, Petra welcomed more than 600 guests, which included members from the political, cultural, educational and business communities alike.

Consul General Dr. Morhard with the students of DSB

Consul General Dr Jürgen Morhard awarded students of the DSB International School Mumbai for their German language knowledge, September 19, 2016

Consul General Dr Jürgen Morhard handed out the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) certificates and German Language Diploma to students of the DSB International School Mumbai. For their engagement the motivated students received some small gifts. Following the handing over Dr Morhard visited the school and the new classrooms on the top floor.

Consul General Dr. Morhard at a seminar on EU-India Cooperation on Sustainable Urbanisation in Pune

Consul General Dr. Morhard attends a seminar on EU-India Cooperation on Sustainable Urbanisation in Pune, September 15-16, 2016

Consul General Dr. Jürgen Morhard made his first official visit to Pune to attend a 2-day seminar on EU-India Cooperation on Sustainable Urbanisation in Pune. The seminar was organized by the Global Relations Forum together with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Consul Klaus Bormann receiving the foreign investor handbook at Bombay Stock Exchange

German Consulate Mumbai receives foreign investor handbook at Bombay Stock Exchange

In an official ceremony at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on September 2, 2016, Consul Klaus Bormann received the German language version of the new BSE investor handbook „Easing Access to India“. The handbook intends to be a first guidance for foreign portfolio investors and was released in eight languages. The event was attended by Ashish Chauhan (Managing Director and CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange), Praveen Garg (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of India), and Ananta Barua (Executive Director, Investment Management, Securities and Exchange Board of India).

For the text of the handbook click here:

Press Conference South West Germany

Deputy Consul General attends Press Conference on South West Germany

On 28th July Deputy Consul General Ms. Gabriele Boner attended the Press Conference on South West Germany. Indian travelers to the region still hold the record for the highest number of overnights of 5.3 days and the number of visitors has gone up by 5% to 13,126 during the period Jan – May 2016.

Deputy Consul General Boner at the VW Plant in Pune

Deputy Consul General Gabriele Boner witnesses the start of production of the Volkswagen Ameo

On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, the Deputy Consul General Gabriele Boner visited the Volkswagen plant in Chakan, Pune. The occasion was the start of production of the Volkswagen model Ameo. The Ameo is the first car from Volkswagen, which was developed specifically for the Indian market and is manufactured here.

Sister Hermanelde with Consul General Siebert and family

Order of Merit conferred on Sister Hermanelde

On Monday, May 23rd, 2016, Sister Hermanelde, working in Mumbai’s  Holy Spirit Hospital since 1963, was awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit by Consul General Michael Siebert at his residence. Sister Hermanelde is a member of the Catholic Order of the “Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit” (SSpS).

(L-R) Dr. Petra Raymond, GI Director, Colombo, Mr. Ibrahim Hotak, GI Director, Kabul, Mr. Helmut Schippert, GI Director, Chennai and Mr. Leonhard Emmerling, Director Programmes South Asia, New Delhi

Consul General hosts a reception for Heads of Goethe Institutes from South Asia

On Tuesday, May 10 Consul General Siebert and his wife, Dr. Gabriele Siebert hosted a reception for the Heads of the Goethe Institutes from South Asia at their residence. The Heads of Goethe Institues are in Mumbai for a 3 day conference and come from India, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Consul General Siebert addressing guests at the inauguration of the Interpretation Facility at Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary in Chorao, Goa

Consul General Siebert at the inauguration of the Interpretation Facility at Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Goa

Consul General Michael Siebert visited Goa on April 19, 2016 to be a part of the inauguration of the Interpretation Facility at Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary in Chorao. The Interpretation Facility is the outcome of a Indo-German Biodiversity Programme focussing on Coastal and Marine Conservation and is titled 'Conservation and Sustainable Management of Existing & Potential Coastal and Marine Areas (CPMA).'

Zubin Mehta with the director of the Film, Bettina Erhardt

Good thoughts, Good Works, Good Deeds - The Conductor Zubin Mehta

The German Consulate General invited to a film screening for the world premiere of the documentary “Good thoughts, good words, good deeds - the conductor Zubin Mehta”, a film by German film director and producer Bettina Ehrhardt. Both the director and Bombay-born Maestro Mehta were present at the very special event.

(L-R) Dieter Michell-Auli, Member of the Board of DB Engineering & Consulting, Counsellor Transport Ms. Yasmin Sadeghi of the German Embassy in Delhi, Consul General Michael Siebert, Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari, Rabindra Kumar Agarwal, Director Indian Port Rail Corporation Limited

Germany and India cooperate on railway connectivity of Indian ports

At “Maritime India Summit 2016”, the newly established Indian Port Rail Corporation Limited and DB Engineering & Consulting (part of German railways Deutsche Bahn AG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. They will cooperate on the modernization of rail port connectivity and port rail facilities of 25 Indian ports. The summit was opened by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Consul General Michael Siebert at the event promoting the FrankfurtRheinMain area as a business destiantion

Consul General Siebert participates in an event in Pune promoting the FrankfurtRheinMain region as a business destination

Consul General Michael Siebert was in Pune on March 17, 2016 for an event titled 'FrankfurtRheinMain: Your preferred Business Destination in Germany' as the Chief Guest as well as a panelist. The event was organized by the FrankfurtRheinMain GmbH together with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). It was well attended by representatives of over 50 companies ranging from the fields of IT/Software, Engineering, Pharma/Biotech to the Automotive industry, amongst others. These were companies looking to expand their businesses in Germany and wished to inform themselves of reasons on choosing the FrankfurtRheinMain region.

Consul General Michael Siebert at the Industrie-und Handelskammer Karlsruhe

Presentation on India at the Industrie-und Handelskammer (IHK) Karlsruhe

In the 1st week of March 2016, Consul General Michael Siebert, made a presentation on India at the Industrie-und Handelskammer (IHK) Karlsruhe and at the IHK Hanau-Gelnhausen-Schlüchtern. The Mayor of...

Consul General Siebert addressing the Guests at the IGTC Convocation Ceremony

Consul General attends the IGTC Convocation Ceremony

Consul General Michael Siebert attended the Convocation Ceremony of the 2014-16 batch of the Indo-German Training Centre (IGTC) on February 25, 2016. The IGTC offers students an 18 month Post Graduate Course in Business Administration, based on the German Dual Education System.

Germany supporting 'Make in India' Week

Parliamentary State Secretary (Psts) of the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Uwe Beckmeyer, and the German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, together with the German Consul General in Mumbai, Michael Siebert, participated in the launch of the  'Make in India' Week showing Germany's support for the campaign on their visit to Mumbai from 13th to 15th February.

Students of the American School celebrating the 'Parade of Nations'

Colourful Germany at American School's "Parade of Nations"

The Festival of Nations is a whole community event at the American School of Bombay, celebrating cultural diversity. This year about 20 German students represented our country in the traditional nations parade at the ASB Secondary Campus. Germans are one of the biggest national communities at ASB.

Ms. Heidi Wetz-Kubach with outgoing Director, Language Department, Mr. Karl Pechatscheck

Welcome Ms. Wetz-Kubach, Farewell Mr. Pechatscheck!

The Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan bid farewell to Mr. Karl Pechatscheck, who was heading the institute on an interim basis since early 2015. Present at the occasion were collaborators and partners of MMB, teachers, past and present students, artists and people from the business fraternity.

Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Pune is a premier institute in the culturally rich city of Pune and contributes greatly not only to promoting the German language but also fosters the Indo-German cultural relations. With around 3,600 course participants and approximately 11,000 exams conducted annually in 2015, the MMB forms an integral part of the language as well as cultural life in Pune.

Mr. Pechatscheck is succeeded by Ms. Heidi Wetz-Kubach as the new Director of the insitute and is expected to take over the reins of MMB for the next few years. Addressing the guests present at the occasion, Consul General Siebert wished the new team a good start and expressed his support and cooperation to a continued fruitful collaboration enjoyed by the Consulate General and MMB. The evening also saw a Sufi performance by Jasleen Aulakh.

We wish Mr. Pechatscheck luck in all his future endeavours.

Consul General addressing the guests at the presentation of the 'Order of Merit' to Mr. Prasad Chandran

German Consul General Michael Siebert confers Order of Merit on Mr. Prasad Chandran

In a ceremony held at his residence in Mumbai on Wednesday, 20th January 2016, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Mumbai, Michael Siebert, bestowed the prestigious ‘Bundesverdienstkreuz’, Germany’s Cross of the Order of Merit, on Prasad Chandran.

Consul General Siebert at the Panel Discussion

Consul General Siebert participates in Panel Discussion at the IMC, January 16, 2016

On Thursday, January 14th, 2016, Consul General Michael Siebert, together with 5 other Consuls General participated in a panel discussion at the Indian Merchant’s Chamber (IMC). The “Slowdown of Global Economy – Implications and International Perceptions for India” was discussed intensely with representatives of Germany, Sweden, Israel, France, Canada and Hungary as panelists. The debate was moderated by Mr. Shailesh Haribhakti, Group Chairman, DH Consultants Pvt. Ltd. & Past President of the IMC. The substantive presentations were met with great interest as was evident from the lively discussion among experts and the audience at the end of the event, where personal views and opinions of India’s current role in the global economy were presented and discussed.

Student Delegation from Baden Wuerttemberg visits Mumbai

Student delegation from the Duale Hochschule Baden Württemberg visits Mumbai, January 14, 2016

On Thursday, January 14th, 2016, the German Consulate General welcomed a delegation of students from the ‘Duale Hochschule Baden Württemberg’ in Germany, who visited India in order to explore the country and potential business opportunities. As part of their curriculum the students have to train at a German company that is presently engaged in business relations with India. This visit was the optimal occasion for the students to experience Indo-German relations first-hand and granted them the opportunity to gain a deeper insight into the functioning of the German Consulate General in Mumbai.

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. 

Consul General Dr. Jürgen Morhard

J�rgen Morhard

The German Consulate General in Mumbai welcomes it's new Consul General, Dr. Jürgen Morhard. Please click below to read his Curriculum Vitae

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.

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