Address, opening times and how to contact the Embassy in case of emergency
Gyaneshwar Marg 690, Gyaneshwar, P.O. Box 226, Kathmandu, Nepal
German Embassy Kathmandu, Gyaneshwar Marga 690, P.O. Box 226, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: (+977-1) 421 7200
Fax:(+977-1) 441 6899
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.
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.
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|
|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 **)|
*) 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.