German Consulate General in Karachi

Responding to the Authorities’ call for tightened security to curb the high number of Covid-19 cases , the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Karachi will implement enhanced safety procedures in the interest of our customers and reduce visitor traffic effective immediately while continuing to provide essential services to the public.

  • Time changes of booked appointments for visa applicants will occur: You will receive a message to the email address on file should the day and time of your appointment be adjusted.
  • New visa appointments can be booked in the online scheduling system.
  • Passport pick-up, and document drop-off remain possible from Monday to Thursday from 1:30 to 2:30 pm.
  • For all other matters (including the application for a German passport), please schedule an appointment beforehand by sending an email to visa@kara.auswaertiges-amt.de.
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Consul General Holger Ziegeler

Portrait picture of Consul General Holger Ziegeler

Karachi is a bustling metropolis of economy, trade and culture. Its ports are the country’s gates to the world, and a natural point of entry for visitors from Germany. Through our activities, we contribute to our mutual friendship.

Consul General Holger Ziegeler

Address and Opening hours


Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany


Holger Ziegeler, Consul General




+92 21 35 87 37 82, +92 21 35 87 37 83, +92 21 35 87 02 34


+92 21 35 87 40 09

Postal address

92-A/7, Block 5, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan.

Opening hours

Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 3:15 pm
7:30 am - 1:00 pm

Opening hours of the consular section
Submission of visa applications
(As per appointment)

Collection of passports:
Monday - Thursday
01:30 pm - 02:30 pm

Visa inquiries by telephone:
Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
Tel: +92 21 35 82 15 96
Fax: +92 21 35 82 15 97
Please note that visa enquiries by telephone will only be answered during the times and over the number indicated above.

In 2021 and 2022, the German Consulate General Karachi is closed on the following German and Pakistani Holidays:


Friday, 24 December

Christmas Eve

Friday, 31 December

New Year’s Eve


Tuesday, 08 March

International Women's Day

Friday, 15 April

Good Friday

Monday, 18 April

Easter Monday

Tuesday, 03 May


Thursday, 26 May

Ascension Day

Monday, 06 June

Whit Monday

Monday, 03 October

Day of German Unity

Monday, 26 December

Boxing Day

*depending on moon

Administrative / consular district

Provinces Sindh und Balochistan



Contact Consulate General Karachi

The Consulate is conditionally accessible to people with disabilities. In case you require special assistance, please contact the Administration at info@kara.diplo.de 

For emergency cases involving German nationals in Pakistan (and strictly only for those, under no circumstances in visa matters!) you may contact the duty officer under one of the following numbers via phone (call or sms)

+92-334-05 80 589

+92-333-13 16 168

For technical reasons one of the a.m. numbers may be shut off, in this case please dial the other number.

Calls regarding visa matters will not be answered!


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