German Consulate General Vancouver

Welcome to the official representation of the Federal Republic of Germany in Western Canada. Our consular district covers British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, as well as Northwest Territories and Yukon.

Garibaldi Lake, British Columbia, Canada


Consulate General in Vancouver


Josef Beck, Consul General


+1 604 684 8377


+1 604 684 8334

Postal address

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Suite 704, World Trade Centre, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E1, Kanada.


Suite 704, World Trade Centre, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, B.C.



Contact with the Consulate General

Please note: If using telephone or fax via satellite connection (Satcom) higher charges will occur.

Office Hours – Consular Section

Monday to Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

You may reach the Consulate General by phone:

Monday to Thursday
08:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.
08:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


  • 01.01. New Year's Day
  • 12.02. Family Day
  • 30.03. Good Friday
  • 02.04. Easter Monday
  • 21.05. Victoria Day
  • 01.07. Canada Day (Consulate is closed on Monday, July 2)
  • 06.08. B.C. Day
  • 03.09 Labour Day
  • 03.10. Day of German Unity
  • 08.10. Thanksgiving Day
  • 24.12. Christmas Eve
  • 25.12. Christmas Day
  • 26.12. Boxing Day
  • 31.12 New Year's Eve

Please note:

Remembrance Day, November 11th: Since Remembrance is going to be on a Sunday, the World Trade Centre gemis going to be closed on Monday, November 12th and therefore we are not open to the public. We will be available for you on the phone though within our regular business hours from 8 am until 4 pm.

In an emergency that arises after office hours, German citizens can reach the emergency phone of the Consulate General in Toronto at (+1) 416 953-3817 within the following times (local time Toronto):

Mon - Thurs 
5pm - midnight
2pm - midnight
Saturday, Sunday and holidays 
8am - midnight

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.
In cases that require immediate action after midnight local time Toronto, the emergency hotline of the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin can be reached by dialing (+49) 30 18 17 – 0

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