German Consulate General Chennai

Welcome to the German Consulate General in Chennai !
The Consulate's area of consular jurisdiction covers the states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and the Union Territory of Puducherry.

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Karin Stoll, Consul General

Consul General Karin Stoll
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Address and Opening hours


German Consulate General Chennai


Karin Stoll, Consul General


+91 44 24 30 16 00


+91 44 24 34 92 93

Postal address

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 3110, Chennai 600 028, India


No. 9 Boat Club Road, R.A. Puram,  Chennai 600028, Tamil Nadu

Opening hours

Monday - Thursday 07.30 to 15.15 hrs
Friday 07.30 to 13.30 hrs


Items not permitted within the Embassy premises.
Items not permitted within the Embassy premises.© German Foreign Office
It is not permitted to carry any mobile electronic devices, cameras, luggage, weapons and/or any dangerous objects inside the premises of the Consulate.

Administrative / consular district

States of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana  and Union Territory of  Puducherry.



Contact the German Consulate General Chennai

Accessibility : Limited access to the building on a wheelchair.

Visitors of the Consular and Legal Department (incl. Passport and Visa Section) are kindly requested to schedule an appointment prior to their visit to the German Consulate General.

The Consulate General will remain closed on the following days in 2019

01 January     New Year

15 January     Pongal

26 January     Republic Day

08 March       International Women's Day

19 April          Good Friday

22 April          Easter Monday 

01 May           Labour Day

10 June           Whit Monday

15 August       Independence Day 

03 October     German Day of Unity 

27 October     Deepavali

24 December  Christmas Eve

25 December  Christmas 

26 December  Christmas 

31 December   New Year's Eve 

Cases of Emergency:

If you would like to report an emergency, you can reach the Officer on Duty after office hours using the following mobile number: (+91) 7358 799550

This  number is to be used only in case of an emergency involving German citizens!

Visa enquiries of foreign nationals do not qualify as an emergency and cannot be processed

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