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

Please note that wearing a face mask is mandatory for entering the visa section

Submission of visa applications:
As per appointment only.
If no appointment is available the maximum limit of possible appointments is reached.
Appointment requests via email will not be answered.

Collection of passports:
Monday - Thursday 01:30 p.m. -02:45 p.m.

Submission of missing documents:
Monday - Thursday 01:30 pm - 02:45 p.m.

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



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


+92 21 35 87 40 09


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

+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 2023, the German Consulate General Karachi is closed on the following German and Pakistani holidays:

Sunday, 01 January

New Year's

Friday, 07 April

Good Friday

Monday, 10 April

Easter Monday

Saturday, 22 April


Monday, 01 MayLabor Day

Thursday, 18 May

Ascension Day

Monday, 29 May

Whit Monday

Thursday, 29 JuneEid-ul-Azha
Friday, 30 JuneEid-ul-Azha
Monday, 14 AugustPakistani Independence day

Tuesday, 03 October

Day of German Unity

Monday, 25 DecemberChristmas Day

Tuesday, 26 December

Boxing Day

*depending on moon


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