Dr. Syed Ibrahim is the Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The office of the Honorary Consul is located in Thiruvananthapuram within the premises of the Goethe-Zentrum.
He provides consular assistance in matters related to Germany. The Honorary Consul is authorised to certify signatures and copies of documents. However, the Honorary Consul does not accept any visa applications.
For visa queries, the applicants are required to either contact the VFS office either in Thiruvananthapuram or Kochi or contact the German Consulate General in Bengaluru.
Important notice to all health care workers (doctors and nurses) applying for a German visa:
|According to German law, following the World Health Organization recommendations, it is illegal for any agency to recruit health care workers from India or find a job for them in Germany. Please beware of such agencies! Visas for applicants who were recruited or placed in a health care job in Germany by an agency cannot be granted.|
Address und Opening hours
Dr. Syed Ibrahim
+91 47 12300777 / 2300888
+91 4 71 23 00 777 / 888
Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany, University-Kunnukuzhy Road, Palayam, Goethe-Zentrum 'Casa Julia', Trivandrum - 695034, India
University-Kunnukuzhy Road, Palayam, Goethe-Zentrum 'Casa Julia', Trivandrum - 695034, Indien
The office of the Honorary Consul is open on Monday to Friday from 9.30 to 18:00 hrs. Prior appointment for any consular service or meetings can be made with his secretary Mr. Kannan Nair at +91 9995773096
Administrative / consular district
State: Kerala, under the German Consulate Bengaluru
English, German, Malyalam and Hindi
Important Information for attestation:
Attestation is free for students for a maximum of three sets of copies.
Prior appointment is required for attestations.
For employment purposes, the applicant must produce one of the following documents to prove the relevance of the attestation by the German Hon. Consulate:
1. Employment Contract by the German employer
2. Employment Offer Letter by the German employer
3. German language certificates to prove the purpose of the attestation.
4. Admission Letter from a registered institute or university to do a course in Germany, related to their current academic qualification.