Opening hours and consular district

Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany

16 Eglinton Crescent


EH12 5DG

Telephone: 0131 337 2323
Fax: 0131 346 1578

E-Mail: info@edin.auswaertiges-amt.de

Consular district of the German Consulate General in Edinburgh

Scotland and the following counties in North England: Cumbria, Durham, Northumberland, North Yorkshire (with the exception of York und Selby), Tyne and Wear.

Consular District Map

With the exception of German and British Bank Holidays, the Consulate General is open from Monday to Friday to provide the following services at the times detailed in the table below.

Please bear in mind that appointments must be made in advance for passport, identity card and visa applications, as well as for official name changes and birth certificates.

Applications for Passports and Identity Cards

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:00 - 12:00

Tuesday and Thursday 14:00 - 16.00

by appointment only

book an appointment
Official Name Changes

Tuesday and Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00

by appointment only

book an appointment

Applications for Schengen Visas

Thursday 15:00 - 16:00

by appointment only

book an appointment

Applications for Residence Permits

Tuesday 9:00 - 12:00

by appoinment only

request an appointment by mail

Certification of signatures and copies
for use in Germany and
relating to property matters

by appointment only

request an appoinment by mail

Certification of photocopies or signatures for renouncements of inheritance, student loans and police certificate

Monday to Friday 9:00 - 11:30

No appointment needed

The Consulate General will be closed on the following days:

01.01.2019New Year's Day
02.01.2019Scottish New Year's Holiday
08.03.2019International Women's Day
19.04.2019Good Friday
22.04.2019Easter Monday
01.05.2019May Holiday
27.05.2019Late May Bank Holiday
30.05.2019Ascension Day
10.06..2019Whit Monday
05.08.2019Scottish August Bank Holiday
03.10.2019German National Day
24.12.2019Christmas Eve
25.12.2019Christmas Day
26.12.2019Boxing Day
31.12.2019New Year's Eve

If you have questions about consular issues that are not answered on our website, you can contact us by phone (0131 337 2323)  at the following times:

Monday to Thursday: 2.00pm to 3.00pm

Friday: 8.00am to 9.00am

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