Address and opening hours

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Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


Dr. Felix Neumann, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador




Sri Lanka


40, Alfred House Avenue, Colombo 3.

Postal address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 658, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Administrative / consular district

Sri Lanka and Maldives


Consular- & Visa Section:
43, Temple Lane
Colombo 3 - Sri Lanka

The Visa and Consular Section is accessible to people with disabilities.

Opening hours:

Authentications of copies, signatures, certificates: Wednesday 9.30 - 11.30 am (no appointment needed)

Passports and National Visa: Monday to Thursday 8.00 am - 11.30 am (by appointment only)

Schengen Visa: Submission of applications only through VFS Link VFS

Telephone hours: Tuesday & Thursday 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm - Please note that questions pertaining to the status of visa applications cannot be answered due to German data protection regulations. Such enquiries need to be presented using the contact form.

For general enquiries regarding visa applications please read carefully the information provided on this website before calling the Visa Section!

Opening hours


Monday to Friday by appointment only: please call or send a mail via the contact form below

For details of the Consular & Visa Section please see above

Please note that the Embassy and the Consular & Visa section will be closed on the following public Holidays:


German, English



+94 11 258 04 31

Emergency number outside opening hours

ONLY in case of EMERGENGY after working hours: (0094) 77-734 42 83. Visa matters will NOT be answered!


+94 11 258 04 40


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