Contact The German Consulate In Chicago

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All About the German Consulate in Chicago

The German Consulate in Chicago helps you apply for any type of German visa, notarize documents, apply for a certificate of German citizenship, and much more. Any questions relating to travel to Germany can be answered at the German Consulate in Chicago.

There are a total of 8 German consulates in the U.S.:  Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, and San Francisco. Each consulate serves a different region of the United States. The German consulate in Chicago helps those living in these states:

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Ohio
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Wisconsin

If you do not live in these states then you should look for the consulate that serves your region. You can find information on which consulate serves your region here.

Everything you need to know about the German Consulate in Chicago will be gone over on this page. DoNotPay will also show you how to quickly and easily contact the Consulate.

Where is the German Consulate in Chicago?

One famous landmark within a 2-mile radius of the German Consulate in Chicago is Millenium Park. The exact address of the location is:

676 North Michigan Avenue - Suite 3200 Chicago

IL 60611-2804

There are multiple ways to get to the German Consulate in Houston. You can take the Chicago ‘L’  red line subway and get off at stations Chicago and Grand which are both 6 minute walks away from the Consulate.

You can also take bus lines 3 and get off at King Drive station, bus line 10 and get off at Museum of S & I station, bus 26 and get off at South Shore Express station, bus 125 and get off at Water Tower Express station, and finally bus line 143 and get off at Stockton/Michigan Express station. All the stations previously listed are 2-minute walks to the consulate.

You can also take a taxi or drive yourself, but the latter option is discouraged since parking is hard to find. Parking facilities are 2 blocks west of the Consulate building on West Huron Street.

Services the German Consulate in Chicago Provides

The German Consulate provides many different services such as birth registrations for German citizens born in foreign countries to applications for German citizenship. To see all of the available services at the German Consulate in Chicago look at the table below.

Applying for Different Types of Visas
  • German Airport Transit Visa
  • German Transit Visa
  • German Tourist Visa
  • Visa for Visiting Family or Friends in German
  • German Business Visa
  • Visa for Official Visit in Germany
  • German Medical Visa
  • German Visa for Cultural, Sports, and Film Crews
  • German Trade Fair & Exhibitions Visa
  • German Training/Internship Visa
  • Schengen Visa
Passport and Id Cards
  • Passport for adults
  • Passport for minors
  • Identity Cards
  • Change of Residence
  • Passport Through Honorary Consul
German Citizenship
  • Applying for German citizenship
  • Loss of German citizenship
  • Certificate of German citizenship
  • German citizenship acquired through Notification of Birth occurring abroad
  • Restoration of German citizenship
  • Reunification of German citizenship
Family Matters and Inheritance Matters
  • Birth Registration
  • Registration of Marriage
  • Name declaration
  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage in Germany
  • Recognition of Divorce Decree
  • Finding relatives and family
  • Child abduction
Certifications, Notarizations, and Apostille
  • Certificates and notarizations
  • Apostille
  • Life certificate
  • Certificate of conduct
  • Identifying bank accounts in Germany
  • Service of documents between Germany and the United States
  • Transport certificate for a corpse or urn
Pensions from Germany
  • Application for a German Pension
  • Refund of pension contributions
  • Contact information of the German pension authorities
  • Information on taxation of German old-age pensions
  • Information on life certificates
  • Information for pensioners who would like to return to Germany
  • Double Taxation: Estates, Inheritances, Gifts
  • Double Taxation: Taxes on income and capital
  • German VAT refund
  • Information on taxation of German old-age pensions

To make use of the legal and consular services at the German Consulate in Chicago, an appointment must be made. You can make an appointment at the online appointment system here.

How to Contact the German Consulate in Chicago?

Address676 North Michigan Avenue - Suite 3200 Chicago, IL 60611-2804
Office HoursMonday – Thursday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Closed on weekends and German and U.S. National Holidays


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