Since October 1, 2015 the Legal and Consular Section of the Consulate General Osaka-Kobe is using an electronic appointment system for visa applicants.

With the new service, you are now requested to book a time slot to meet the visa officers at the Consualte General. Just click on the link below to make an appointment. If you would simply like to collect your visa, you do NOT need an appointment.

Telephone number of the visa section:

Opening hours:
Mo. - Fr. 9:00-11:30

Telephone access:
Mo. - Th. 9:00-12:00 & 14:00-16:00
Fr.    9:00-12:00

German Consulate General Osaka-Kobe, Visa section
Umeda Sky Building, Tower East, 35th F.
1-1-88-3501, Oyodonaka, Kita-ku,
Osaka 531-6035 JAPAN

Consular district (Prefectures in alphabetic order):
Aichi, Ehime, Fukuoka, Fukui, Gifu, Hiroshima, Hyogo, Ishikawa, Kagawa, Kagoshima, Kochi, Kumamoto, Kyoto, Mie, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Nara, Oita, Okayama, Okinawa, Osaka, Saga, Shiga, Shimane, Tokushima, Tottori, Toyama, Yamaguchi, Wakayama

Appointment reservation:

To access the appointment reservation forms in German/Japanese, click here

To access the appointment reservation forms in English, click here

Applicants without prior reservation cannot be admitted - except in case of emergency.

After having placed an appointment through our electronic reservation system, you will receive an automated booking confirmation via e-mail.To ensure you get our e-mails, please add our address (… to your safe/trusted senders list.

When filing your visa application at the Consulate General on the day of your appointment, please bring with you a print out of the confirmation e-mail, together with the required documents. Please make sure you have the complete set of documents.


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