German Missions in Canada


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


Sabine Sparwasser, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary




+1 613-232-1101


+1 613-780-1527

Postal address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
P.O. Box 379, Postal Station “A”
Ottawa, Ontario  K1N 8V4


1 Waverley Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K2P 0T8

Opening hours

Hours of telephone service:

Mon-Thu 8am to 1pm and 1:30pm to 4:00pm, Fri 8am to 1:30pm

Administrative / consular district

Please note that the Embassy in Ottawa does not offer consular services. Please contact the Consulate General in Toronto regarding all consular matters. (Exception: residents of the following jurisdictions can apply for Schengen visas [short-term business or tourist visas] through the Austrian Embassy in Ottawa: the National Capital Region and the counties Lanark; Leeds and Grenville; Prescott and Russell; Renfrew; Stormont, Dundas and Glengary; as well as Nunavut.)


The Ambassador
The Minister
Defence Attaché
Economics and Science
Culture and Communication


English, French, German



Contact the German Embassy in Canada

In an emergency that arises after office hours, German citizens can reach the emergency phone of the German Missions in Canada at (+1) 416-953-3817 at any time.

This phone number can be contacted via text message as well. Messages will only be answered if indications of an actual emergency are given.

Please be aware that this number is for emergencies only; general information or updates on passport or visa applications cannot be given.

Accessibility Information

The Embassy supports citizens with disabilities and strives to facilitate their access to staff within the limits of the architectural constraints.

Barrier-free access to the office building is located in the inner courtyard of the embassy and can be used in special cases by appointment. All doors of the building are sufficiently wide, but are not barrier-free and do not have automatic closing or opening mechanisms. All floors of the embassy can be reached by an elevator, the operating buttons of which are in Braille. There are no accessible toilets in the embassy building.

Please contact us to make prior arrangements, if you have further questions regarding accessibility, or if you need assistance.

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