Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Hongkong

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Appointment for Visa

In order to apply for a visa for Germany you need an appointment. The visa section of the Consulate General in Hongkong is responsible for your application if your habitual residence is in Hongkong or Macao. Applicants from Macao have the possibility to apply at the Portuguese consulate in Macao as they are allowed to issue Schengenvisa on behalf of Germany. Applicants from other places (e.g. Shenzhen) need to apply at their competent visa section They cannot apply in Hongkong.

Before booking the appointment, please read carefully the information about the visa procedure. You can find this information on the consulate general's website at

The visa application can be submitted at the earliest six (6) months prior to the planned trip. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that his/her application is submitted in time.

Please note that each visa applicant has to come in person to the consulate general.




Appointment-scheduling for passport applications and change of residence.

Please book separate appointments for each passport applicant!

We kindly advise you to check our leaflet on the documents to be submitted for the application which can be found on our website under "SERVICE".

Please make sure to bring all relevant documents! Especially the filled out application form, which can be found on our website!


Please note that all minors must apply for their passports personally and in the presence of all legal guardians.


The Consulate wishes to inform all applicants with residence in Shenzhen, that solely the German Consulate General in Guangzhou is competent to receive their applications. Applying for your passport in Hong Kong is unfortunately not possible.


To book an appointment, please click "continue".



Legalisation of signatures

Booking an appointment for legalisation of signatures.

Please note that due to the current German Money Laundering Act (Geldwäschegesetz) it is not possible to legalise signatures for mortgage contracts or bank accounts. 


To book an appointment, please click "continue".


Consular Certifications

Appointment-scheduling for consular certifications (for pension insurances, proof of residency, tax refund, translation of German driver's licences for the Hong Kong transport Department, Hong Kong certificate of no criminal conviction).  

Please book separate appointments for each applicant. 


To book an appointment, please click "continue".


Family or Citizenship Matters

Booking an appointment for family matters (e.g. registration of marriage or birth abroad) or citizenship matters.

Please book a separate appointment for each applicant.

Please note that you can only apply for the registration of family matters in Hong Kong if at least one of the applicants has his/her residence in Hong Kong. 


To book an appointment, please click "continue".


Certification of Copies / General enquiries (except visa)

Booking an appointment for certification of copies / general enquiries (except visa)

Please book an appointment here only if you need certified copies or general information about our consular services. Please specify the purpose of your appointment in the booking.

Please note that these appointments are reserved for certifying copies and general enquiries. Other consular services (passport applications, legalisations of signatures, birth and marriage registrations etc.) cannot be performed during these appointments.

If you have a question concerning visa, please book an appointment in the category for visa.



To book an appointment, please click "continue".