German Consulate General Karachi

Consul General Rüdiger Lotz

Generalkonsul Rüdiger Lotz

Karachi is not only the economic center of Pakistan, but a vibrant bustling metropolis full of culture, diversity and dynamism. From this wonderful place, we want to further develop the relations between our two countries in the coming years!

Consul General Rüdiger Lotz

Adress, opening hours and contact


Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany


Rüdiger Lotz, Consul General



Postal address

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

Administrative / consular district

Provinces Sindh und Balochistan

Opening hours

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

Opening hours of the visa and consular section
Monday - Thursday:
8:00 am - 12:30pm
8:00 am - 12:30pm

Submission of visa applications:
As per appointment only.


Please be informed that due to the high demand for visa application appointments in Karachi waiting times inevitably occur at the moment. The German CONSULATE in Karachi always provides the largest number of appointments possible.
Cancelled appointments are also put back into the booking system quickly. So, if appointments are unavailable at a certain time, it might be useful to check the system frequently and not at a specific time.

Appointments cannot be made via email or as a so called walk-ins.

Collection of passports:
Monday - Thursday 01:30 p.m. -03:15 p.m.

Submission of missing documents:
Mailbox at barrier only, please do not forget to mention application number to avoid further delays

Visa inquiries by telephone via +92 21 3582 1596 ONLY
Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
Please note that visa enquiries by telephone will only be answered during these times and via the number indicated above.



+92 21 3587 3782/ +92 21 3583 9936/ +92 21 3583 9697


+92 21 35 87 40 09


The Consulate is conditionally accessible to people with disabilities. In case you require special assistance, please contact us.

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

+92-334-05 80 589

+92-333-13 16 168

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

Calls regarding visa matters WILL NOT be answered!

In 2024, the German Consulate General Karachi is closed on the following German and Pakistani holidays:

Monday, 01 January

New Year's

Friday, 29 March

Good Friday

Monday, 01 April

Easter Monday

Wednesday, 10 April


Wednesday, 01 MayLabor Day

Thursday, 09 May

Ascension Day

Monday, 20 May

Whit Monday

Monday, 17 JuneEid-ul-Azha*
Tuesday, 18 JuneEid-ul-Azha*
Wednesday, 14 AugustPakistan Independence Day

Thursday, 03 October

Day of German Unity

Tuesday, 24 to
Thursday, 26 December

Tuesday, 31 December

New Year's Eve

*subject to appearance of moon


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