German Consulate General Edinburgh

Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General Edinburgh!

For more information, click here (in German only).

From 1 October 2021, identity cards are no longer accepted as travel documents for EU citizens.

The British government has decided all travellers must carry a passport, which must be valid when crossing the border. You can find travel and security advice for the United Kingdom here (in German only).

German Consulate General Edinburgh

Consul General Dr Andreas Zimmer

Dr Andreas Zimmer

The Consulate General has maintained the close relations between Germany and Scotland for more than 60 years. It is also a point of contact for all German nationals in Scotland and Northern England. All members of the Consulate General feel committed to this task.

Consul General Dr Andreas Zimmer


Consulate General Edinburgh


Dr Andreas Zimmer, Consul General


+44 131 337 2323


+44 131 347 9873

Postal address

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, 16 Eglinton Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 5DG, United Kingdom


16 Eglinton Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 5DG

Administrative / consular district

Scotland and the following counties in northern England: Cumbria, Darlington, Durham, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Northumberland, Redcar and Cleveland, Stockton on Tees, Tyne and Wear (Tyneside), as well as North Yorkshire with the exception of Selby and York.




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