Address, opening times and how to contact the Embassy in case of emergency

Street Address:
Gyaneshwar Marg 690, Gyaneshwar, P.O. Box 226, Kathmandu, Nepal

Postal Address:
German Embassy Kathmandu, Gyaneshwar Marga 690, P.O. Box 226, Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone: (+977-1) 421 7200
Fax:(+977-1) 441 6899

Opening Hours:

a) in general:
    Monday to Friday 9:00 to 11:30 am (local time) or by appointment

b) for visa matters:

    submission of visa applications
    Monday to Friday    9:00 a.m.  to  11:30 a.m.

    visa-collection
    Monday and Wednesday    2:00 p.m.  to     3:00 p.m.
    Friday                              1:00 p.m.  to     2:00 p.m.

c) for consular matters other than visa applications, e.g. certification of documents:
     Tuesday and Thursday      from 08:00 a.m.  to  08:30 a.m.

d) for opening a blocked account:

     Tuesday                           from 2:00 p.m.  to  2:30 p.m.

    for collection of documents concerning blocked account:

     Thursday                          from 2:00 p.m.  to  2:30 p.m.

e) for German passports and urgent matters of German citizens:
     Mon - Fri     9:00 a.m.  to  11:30 a.m.

Time Difference:
Nepal preceeds the Middle European Time by 4 hours 45 minutes, during the Middle European Summer Time 3 hours 45 minutes.

Overview of Holidays in the year 2017, on which the embassy remains closed:

day
month
week day
name of holiday
1
January
Sunday
New Year's Day
14
April
Friday
Good Friday
17
April
Monday
Easter Monday
1
May
Monday
Labour Day
5
June
Monday
Whit Monday
19
September
Tuesday
Constitution Day (npl. National Day)
29
September
Friday
Dashain / Maha Nawami *)
30
September
Saturday
Dashain / Vijaya Dashami *)
3
October
Tuesday
German National Day
19
October
Thursday
Tihar / Laxmi Puja *)
21
October
Saturday
Tihar / Bhai Tika *)
31
October
Monday
Reformation day **)
25
December
Monday
Christmas day
26
December
Tuesday
Christmas day

*) Dashain and Tihar depend on the moon and may be changed on short notice

**) only in 2017 (500 years anniversary of reformation day)

How to Reach us in Case of Emergency:
Out of office hours and on weekends and holidays there is an emergency service which can be reached by the phone numbers mentioned above. You will be connected to the Nepalese security staff first which will pass your message on to the emergency service officer. Please note that the emergency service office cannot handle visa matters, these can only be dealt with during our regular office hours.

Address, opening times and how to reach us in case of emergency

Chancery, German Embassy Kathmandu

*Attention* : Information on visa

We have introduced special visa phone hours. All visa related calls can only be answered from Monday to Thursday between 2.00pm and 3.30pm (local time Kathmandu). This will help us to serve our visa clients at the counters in our visa section without interruptions and provide better and speedier service to all.