Dr. Klaus Otto Schmidt, Consul General
Western Canada has always been a dream destination for Germans.
Vancouver stands for breathtaking nature, modern architecture, high safety standards and a relaxed atmosphere.Dr. Klaus Otto Schmidt, Consul General
Office Hours – Consular Section
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a visit to the Consulate General is currently only possible by prior appointment.
Visitors are only allowed to enter the Consulate when wearing a face mask.
Monday to Friday
8:30 am - 12:30 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.
Please note that bringing bigger pieces of luggage to the Consulate General is not permitted.
- 01.01. New Year's Day
- 21.02. Family Day
- 15.04. Good Friday
- 18.04. Easter Monday
- 23.05. Victoria Day
- 26.05. Ascension Day
- 01.07. Canada Day
- 01.08. B.C. Day
- 05.09. Labour Day
- 03.10. Day of German Unity
- 10.10. Thanksgiving Day
- 24.12. Christmas Eve
- 25.12. Christmas Day
- 26.12. Boxing Day
- 31.12. New Year's Eve
Remembrance Day, November 11th: The World Trade Centre is going to be closed on Friday, November 11th 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 1 pm.
Emergencies after office hours:
In case of an emergency after office hours (local time Vancouver), German citizens can reach the emergency phone of the German Foreign 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. Please keep the time difference between Germany and Canada in mind when calling!