Time difference to Germany: Summer: + 3,5 hours, Winter: + 4,5 hours
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Jörn Rohde, extraordinary and plenipotentiary Ambassador
+94 11 258 04 31
Mobile phone number
ONLY in case of EMERGENGY after working hours: (0094) 77-734 42 83, also via SMS - No visa matters will be answered!
+94 11 258 04 40
40, Alfred House Avenue
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 658, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
40, Alfred House Avenue, Colombo 3.
Monday to Thursday 7.30 am - 4.00 pm, Friday 7.30 am - 1.00 pm
Authentications (signatures, blocked accounts, etc.) Monday to Thursday 8.00 am - 9.30 am
Passports and National Visa: Monday to Thursday 8.00 am - 11.30 am (by appointment only)
Schengen Visa: By appointment only! Please contact Link VFS
Please note that the Embassy closes half hour earlier during May and June.
Please note that the Embassy is closed on the following public Holidays:
National Day Sri Lanka
International Women's Day
Sinhala & Tamil New Year
Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
Ascension of Christ
German National Day
2nd Day of Christmas
New Year’s Eve
Administrative / consular district
Sri Lanka and Maldives
Consular- & Visa Section:
43, Temple Lane
Colombo 3 - Sri Lanka
FAX: +94 (0) 11 250 41 04
The Visa and Consular Section is accessible to people with disabilities.
Telephone hours: Tuesday & Thursday 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm - Please note that enquiries pertaining to the status of visa applications cannot be entertained during telephone hours.
For general enquiries regarding visa applications please carefully read the information provided on this website before calling the Visa Section!