Opening Hours & Contact Details of the German Embassy Kampala


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


Matthias Schauer, Ambassador




15 Philip Road, Kololo, Kampala.

Postal address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 7016, Kampala, Uganda.

Administrative / consular district

Uganda. The Embassy supports the Embassy of Juba Botschaft Dschuba (South Sudan) in legal and consular affairs.

Opening hours

Working Hours

Monday to Thursday: 07.30am – 04.00pm
Friday: 07.30am – 01.00pm

Visiting Hours of the Visa and Consular Section

Monday to Friday:
08.00 - 11.00am

Please note that for most of our consular services you are required to book an appointment beforehand. You can find out whether you require an appointment or not by checking the specific descriptions in the service section. The visiting hours of the Visa and Consular Section are reserved for the following services/cases only:

- Germans who require immediate assistance by the Embassy, for example if they lost their passport or their passport was stolen

- Life certificates for pensioners (Lebensbescheinigung)

- Certification of copies for study purposes

- If the Embassy expressly asked applicants to come by the Visa and Consular Section during the visiting hours

Calling Hours Visa Section: Mon, Wed, Thu, 2-3pm



+256 (0) 31 219 1100

Emergency number outside opening hours

+256 (0) 772 763 000 (this is an emergency number; NO visa cases and only after official opening hours)


+49 30 1817 67182


Official Language in the host country: English

Attention: Contact via satellite telephone or fax (Satcom) might incur higher costs.

Note on barrier-free access

The visitor entrance to the visa section is accessible, but the remaining rooms of the embassy are only partially accessible. All security doors in the building cannot be openen and closed automatically, the upper floor can only be reached via stairs. There are no accessible toilets for people with disabilities in the embassy building.
The embassy supports citizens with disabilities and endeavors to make it easier for them to access the employees within the possibilities of the embassy's structural conditions. If you have any questions about accessibility or if you need any assistance, please contact us.

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