The Consulate General's Consular Section performs a range of consular and legal services, such as issuing German passports and providing assistance for German tourists.
The offices of the Honorary Consuls in Edmonton, Calgary and Saskatoon offer many of these services for residents of our jurisdiction.
Please note that the German Consulate General in Vancouver does not offer the following consular services and cannot answer any questions related to these consular services:
Schengen visa (for stays of up to 90 days): please contact the Swiss Consulate General in Vancouver:
firstname.lastname@example.org, Website: www.swissvisa.ca
National visa (for long term stays such as studying, family reunion, youth mobility, etc.): please contact the German Consulate General in Toronto: email@example.com
Citizenship matters (permissions to retain German citizenship, assessment of German citizenship, etc.): please contact the German Consulate General in Toronto: firstname.lastname@example.org
Notarizations (certificate of inheritance, declaration of custody, etc.): please contact the German Consulate General in Toronto: email@example.com
German ID cards: please contact the German Consulate General in Toronto: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Consulate General maintains political relations with the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon and North-West Territories and reports to the Embassy in Ottawa and to the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin.
In close cooperation with the Canadian German Chamber of Commerce in Vancouver the Economic Section promotes economic relations between Germany, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon and North-West Territories.
Foreign cultural policy is considered the third pillar of German foreign policy, along with classical diplomacy and the promotion of the export industry. Together with the Goethe-Institut in Toronto, the cultural section of the Consulate General supports and organizes German cultural projects and promotes German as a foreign language.
The Press Section is part of the Cultural Section; it maintains the Consulate General´s media contacts and provides information on Germany.