Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Beirut

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APPOINTMENT-WAITING LIST: Signatures and copy certifications for persons living in Syria (SYR)

Please note: The German Embassy Beirut no longer legalizes documents that were issued in one of the following areas: Deir Ezzor, Raqqa, Edlib - as well as Hasakah only documents that were issued after May 1st, 2019.


On the following page you can register for an appointment for certification of signatures and copies if you are currently living in Syria.

The appointments are limited to a maximum number and only take place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The undersigned must appear personally at the appointment. Only the person in whose name the appointment was booked can be admitted to the appointment. As part of the signature authentication, documents for legalization can also be submitted.

Please note the following when booking:

  • All data entries must be done in latin letters.
  • Your email address must be spelled correctly, otherwise you will not receive your booking confirmation. Please check your spam/junk infobox, too.
  • All data must be inserted correctly. Date of birth has to be in the format of DD.MM.YYYY. Syrian passport numbers have to be in the format capital letter (N or P) + 9 numbers, for example: N012345678 or P000123456, in exceptional cases also LR123456. Bookings which do not apply to this rule will be cancelled and deleted.
  • Each applicant must have a separate booking.
  • Please consider other applicants and book only one appointment. Multiple appointment registrations for the same person will be deleted by the embassy!
  • Please prepare your application file in advance and bring all the necessary documents with you. If you enter incorrect information, your application cannot be accepted.

After you have registered successfully, you will receive two emails:

a)   Within 30 minutes you will receive a confirmation email containing your reference number.

b)   As soon as you have been assigned an appointment, you will receive a separate email containing the exact date and time of your appointment.

Processing continues in the order in which it was received.

Please be on time for your appointment on the day mentioned. An interview with the embassy can take place no earlier than twenty minutes before the appointment. For security reasons, only people whose agreed appointment takes less than twenty minutes are allowed to be in front of the embassy.

Admission is only granted to the applicant himself. Accompanying persons are not admitted to the interview (except when absolutely necessary, e.g. physical disabilities).

Notice for Syrian nationals

As of 05 January 2015 Syrian nationals need a visa to enter Lebanon. Travellers from Syria are urged to check the available information before commencing their trip (for example at and should provide information about their intended travel to Lebanon in Arabic translation. Also, long delays at the border should be expected.

Furthermore, the embassy would like to point out that the visa-requirement is also relevant for persons who have already spent a longer time in Lebanon. However, legally binding information can only be given by the Lebanese authorities. 

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