Opening hours and consular district

Scotland and the following counties in Northern 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 certain consular services.

Please bear in mind that appointments must be made in advance for all consular matters!

Passports/ID cards can be collected on Wednesdays between 1:30 pm and 2:15 pm. No appointment necessary for collection.

Should you have questions about consular matters that are not answered on our website, you can contact us by phone from Monday to Thursday between 2pm and 3pm.

The Consulate General will be closed on the following public holidays:


Monday, 1 JanuaryNew Year's Day
Tuesday, 2 January
Scottish New Year's Holiday
Friday, 8 March
International Women's Day
Friday, 29 March
Good Friday
Monday, 1 April
Easter Monday
Wednesday, 1 May
Labour Day
Thursday, 9 May
Ascension Day
Monday, 20 May
Whit Monday
Monday, 27 MayScottish Spring Bank Holiday
Monday, 5 August
Scottish Summer Bank Holiday
Thursday, 3 October
Day of German Unity
Tuesday, 24 DecemberChristmas Eve
Wednesday, 25 December
Christmas Day
Thursday, 26 December
Boxing Day
Tuesday, 31 DecemberNew Year's Eve

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