German Consulate General Kolkata

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GK Kalkutta

The visa fees have changed with effect from January 17th, 2022. Please check the current fees for national visa at https://india.diplo.de/in-en/service/-/2288440#content_4.

Starting from Tuesday, 18th January, 2022, the Visa Section as well as the Legal and Consular Section of the Consulate General Kolkata will re-open.

Visa Section:
Applicants who have a confirmed appointment at the Visa Section on or after 18th January can attend.
Applicants who could not attend their appointment while the Visa Section was closed will be contacted and given the details of their newly assigned appointment time-slot. 
In the meantime, booking of new visa application appointments will not be available. However, you can opt to be placed on a waiting list after completing the appointment booking form. For more information on booking appointments, visit https://visa.vfsglobal.com/ind/en/deu/.

If you have already received a message that your visa is ready for collection, you can pick up your passport at the usual time (Mon - Thu, 2pm - 2:30pm).

Legal and Consular Section:
For appointments concerning consular services (German passports, notarisations, document verification, ...), please write to rk-s1@kalk.diplo.de.

Mr. Manfred Auster, Consul-General

Manfred Auster, Consul-General

Guten Tag und willkommen! 

I am pleased to greet you on the homepage of the German Consulate-General in Kolkata.

Mr. Manfred Auster, Consul-General

Address, Opening Hours, Contact Details and Holiday List


German Consulate General Kolkata


Manfred Auster, Consul General


+91 33 24 79 11 41, +91 33 24 79 11 42, +91 2479 2150 +91 33 24 39 89 06


+91 33 24 79 30 28

Postal address

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, 1 Hastings Park Road, Alipore, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 027.

Administrative / consular district

The states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura belong to the consular area of the German Consulate General Kolkata.


Visa and Consular Section

Monday - Friday:  09:00 - 11:30 hrs

Visitors of the Consular and Legal Department need to schedule an appointment prior to their visit to the German Consulate General.

Submission of visa application

Monday - Friday:  09:00 -12:00 hrs

Collection of issued visa
Monday - Thursday:  14:00 - 14:30 hrs
Email: visainfo@kalk.auswaertiges-amt.de

You may contact the German Consulate Kolkata by filling out the relevant details in the Contact Form

Holiday list click here



Contact the German Consulate General Kolkata

Accessibility: Limited access to the visa and the main building on a wheelchair.

Emergency Contact
If you need to report an emergency, you can reach the Officer on Duty after office hours using the following mobile number: +91-(0) 98310 16091

Please note that the officer on duty will not be able to answer any visa questions.

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