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Welcome to the website of the Federal Foreign Office


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Head of Department

Annett Günther, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary




+254 20 426 21 00; 0727 667 474; 0727 631 777; 0733 500 450

Mobile phone number

see note on emergencies


+254 20 426 21 29

Postal address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 30180, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya.

Street address

Ludwig Krapf House, 113 Riverside Drive, Nairobi.
Note: There are no parking spaces for visitors to the consulate / visa section.

opening hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Monday - Thursday: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Admission by appointment only. Please book visa and consular appointments here
For other dates, please use the contact form
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District / Consular District

In addition to Kenya, the head of the mission is also accredited as ambassador to Somalia and the Seychelles and as permanent representative to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the United Nations program for human settlements UN-HABITAT, based in Nairobi. The representation supports the embassies Asmara and Bujumbura in legal and consular matters.

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Information on accessibility

The embassy supports citizens with disabilities and makes every effort to ensure access to employees within the framework of the structural conditions. This works best if we are informed about your visit in advance. The consulate counter and a side entrance to the embassy have access ramps. Unfortunately there are no handicapped accessible toilets in the embassy building.
If you have any questions about accessibility or if you need assistance, please contact us.

Official languages ​​in the host country: English (also applies to Seychelles and, to a limited extent, Somalia)

Note: Using a telephone or fax connection via satellite (Satcom) incurs higher fees.

Only in Emergencies Outside of the opening times on weekdays until midnight, on Saturdays, Sundays and on public holidays 8:00 am to midnight (no visa information): +254-(0)721 322 443 (also SMS)