Time difference to Germany: Summer: + 3,5 hours, Winter: + 4,5 hours
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Holger Seubert, 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. Visa matters will NOT 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 Friday by appointment only: please call or send a mail via the contact form below
For details of the Consular & Visa Section please see below
Please note that the Embassy and the Consular & Visa section will be closed on the following public Holidays:
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.
Authentications of copies, signatures, certificates: Monday and 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!