Welcome to the German Consulate General in Mumbai!

(L-R) Manju Kriplani, Executive Director, Gateway House, Baba Kalyani, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Forge Ltd., Sunil Mathur, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens and Consul General Michael Siebert

Panel discussion on "Modi in Hannover: What can Germany 'Make 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 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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Interactive meeting with the IMC ahead of its visit to Hannover Fair

Consul General Siebert at the IMC Enlarge image (© IMC)

Consul General Michael Siebert attended an interactive meeting at the Indian Merchants Chamber (IMC) on March 24, 2015 in view of the upcoming Hannover Messe. During his speech Mr. Siebert spoke about the German economy, the dual education system of skill development and vocational training in Germany as well as the upcoming Hannover trade fair. Robin Fernandes from Hannover Milano Fairs India gave in depth information about why and how to participate in this year's Hannover Fair. The event was hosted by President Prabodh Thakker and Director General Arvind Pradhan of the IMC, which is also organising a delegation visit for its members to Hannover Fair and to Stuttgart.

The Hannover Messe, which takes place from April 13-17, 2015 is the world's largest industrial trade fair and will be jointly inaugurated by prime minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. This year, India is the official partner country at the trade fair, and the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat will show presentations to attract international investors.

(L-R) Manju Kriplani, Executive Director, Gateway House, Baba Kalyani, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Forge Ltd., Sunil Mathur, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens and Consul General Michael Siebert

Consul General at panel discussion for the Hannover Messe 2015

Consul General Michael Siebert along with Baba Kalyani, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Forge Ltd. and Sunil Mathur, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens, participated in a panel discussion at an event titled "Modi in Hannover: What can Germany 'Make in India'?" hosted by Gateway House in collaboration with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany on March 19, 2015.

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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.

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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Working, training and studying in Germany

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Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world.