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Germany Embassy in Beijing

  • Website:http://www.china.diplo.de/Vertretung/china/de/Startseite.html
  • Address:No. 17, Dong Zhi Men Wai Da Jie, Chao Yang District
  • Postal Code: 100600
  • Working hours:Monday to Thursday: 08:00-12:00, 13:00-17:30, Friday: 08:00-12:00, 12:00-15:00
  • The embassy is closed on the following German and Chinese holidays: New Year’s Day, Jesus Good Friday, Easter Chinese New Year, Tomb Sweeping Day, International Labor Day, Dragon Boat Day, Mid-Autumn Festival, Chinese National Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
  • Telephone numbers: (+86)10 8532 9000
  • Fax: (+86)10 6532 5336
  • Emergencies after hours:Tel: (+86)10-8532-9200 (not for visa service)
  • Email: embassy@peki.diplo.de

Germany Consulate in Chengdu

  • Website: http://www.china.diplo.de/Vertretung/china/de/Startseite.html
  • Address:25/F, Western Tower, No. 19, 4th Section Renmin Nan Road, Chengdu 610041, V.R. China
  • Working hours: Monday to Thursday: 08:00am-12:30 13:00-17:00, Friday: 08:00-14:00 (closed on German and Chinese holidays)
  • Telephone numbers: (+86)28 8528 0800
  • Fax:(+86)28 8528 0865
  • Email: zreg@cheng.diplo.de
  • Consular Areas: Sichuan Province, Guizhou Province, Yunnan Province, Chongqing Municipality
  • Telephone numbers: (+86)28 8528 0838
  • Fax: (+86)28 8528 0866
  • Working hours: (closed on German and Chinese holidays)
  • For Visa Consultancy: Monday to Thursday, 14:30–16:00

    For Visa application: Monday to Friday, 09:00–12:00For visa pick-up/receipt: Monday to Thursday, 13:30–14:30

  • For German Citizen Services: Monday to Friday, 09:00–12:00

Germany Consulate in Guangzhou

  • Website: http://www.kanton.diplo.de/
  • Address: 19. Stock, Guangdong International Hotel, 339 Huanshi Dong Lu, Guangzhou
  • Working hours: Monday to Thursday: 16:45- 24:00,  Friday: 14:15 - 24.00, Saturday to Sunday and Holiday:8.00am - 24.00
  • Telephone numbers:(+86) 20 8313 0000
  • Fax: (+86)20-8313 0000
  • Email: info@kanton.diplo.de
  • Consular Areas: Guangdong Province, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Fujian Province, Hainan Province
  • Tel: ( +86) 1390 2236 984 

Germany Consulate in Shanghai

  • Website: http://www.shanghai.diplo.de/Vertretung/shanghai/de/Startseite.html
  • Address: 181, Yongfu Road, Shanghai
  • Office hours

    Telephone Information during winter rime (1 October - 31 May): Monday to Thursday: 07:45 to 16:45, Friday: 07:45 to 15:45

    Telephone Information during Summer Time (1 June - 31 September): Monday to Thursday: 07:45 to 16:40, Friday: 07:45 to 13:30

  • Telephone numbers: (+86) 213401 0106
  • Fax: (+86)21 6471 4448
  • Email: info@gk-shanghai.org.cn 
  • Consular Areas: Shanghai, Zhejiang Province, Jiangsu Province, Anhui Province

Germany Consulate in Hong Kong

  • Website: http://www.hongkong.diplo.de/
  • Address: 21/F United Centre, 95 Queensway, Central, Hong Kong
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday: 08:30 to 11:30

    Telephone Information during Summer Time (1 May - 31 October): Monday to Thursday: 08:00 to 16:00 Friday: 08:00 to 13:00

    Telephone Information during Winter Time (1 November - 30 April): Monday to Thursday: 08:00 to 17:00 Friday: 08:00 to 14:00

  • Telephone numbers: (+852) 2105 8777 / 2105 8788
  • Fax: (+852) 2865 2033
  • Email: germancg@netvigator.com
  • Consular Areas:Guangdong Province, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Fujian Province, Hainan Province
  • Emergencies after hours: In cases of emergency outside the office hours involving German citizens, you can contact at: (+852) 9027 7782 (No visa information). The emergency service can also be reached by SMS. The emergency service can be reached on weekdays until midnight (24.00 h Hong Kong time), on weekends and holidays from 8.00am to 24.00pm.

Renewing/replacing a passport

A. Where to apply:

You can submit your application to the Germany Embassy in Beijing (Monday to Thursday, 13:30-17:00) and the Germany Consulates General in Shanghai, Chengdu, Shenyang Guangzhou. For service at Guangzhou and Shanghai, please consult their web-sites for specific information

B. What's needed:

Application for adults:

  • a completed passport application form
  • One recent passport photograph (in colour, but with light background)
  • Confirmation of residence in German (ID card and valid visa)
  • your evidence of German citizenship
  • Confirmation of private address in form of a utility bill that carries the applicant's name and private address and is not older than 3 month

Note: The application has to be made in person.

For people who are under 16:

Both parents are requested to participate in obtaining passport for their child and to sign the application form. This form is to be completed and signed in the presence of the passport officer. The child has to be present at the time of application.

  • a completed passport application form
  • One recent passport photograph
  • Passports of the parents
  • ID cards of the parents
  • Birth Certificate of the child
  • Marriage Certificate of the parents

All documents submitted should be originals or certified copies.

Foreign documents have to be submitted with apostille/legalization.

C. Fee and Payment method:

Note: Fees in Euro, payable cash in Hong Kong Dollars (no credit cards) according to the respective exchange rate of the paying office of the Consulate General. For further questions, please contact the passport officer at telephone number: (+852) 2105 8726.

The schedule of passport fee


With departure certificate from GermanyWithout departure certificate
European Passport (valid for 10 years) for persons older than 2480.00139.00
European Passport (valid for 6 years) for persons under the age of 2458.5096.00
Temporary Passport (valid for 1 year)39.0065.00
Travel identification for returning to Germany-----21.00
European Passport with 48 pages - 22.00 Euros extra

D. Processing time: 4-6 weeks