Information for German nationals

ATTENTION - NEW

As of October 05, 2015 you need to book an appointment in order to apply for a German passport.

Appointments can be booked, free of charge, through this website.
EVERY applicant needs their own appointment. This applies also to each minor child.
Please read the information regarding the application of German passport on this website carefully.

Passports

You need a new passport or want to renew your current one? Here you will find a passport application form to download (pdf file) and information on the application procedure.

For every applicant who wants to apply for a German passport, an appointment has to be set through the Online Appointment System

Application form and infromation paper for German passport (German)

Security advice

The Federal Foreign Office's website provides information on a daily basis on the security situation in Afghanistan.

Assistance in case of emergency

We would like to give you some tips on how to prevent emergencies, even before the start of your journey. But should the worst come to the worst - your passport disappears, your money is lost - then find out here how the Embassy can help you.

Consular services

For German residents abroad, the German missions abroad are the most important liaison point with Germany for all legal matters. Here we will tell you about our principal services and the procedures used.

Information for German nationals

Straßenszene

Information from the Federal Foreign Office