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German Honorary Consul Geneva

Addresses, opening times and contacts

Address and Phone Numbers

Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

28C, Chemin du Petit-Saconnex

CH-1209 Geneva

P.O. Box 101                     

CH-1211 Genève 19      

+41 22 730 11 11
+41 79 357 93 73 Emergency
+41 22 734 30 43
Web address:

Information for persons with disabilities

The Permanent Mission makes an effort to support visitors who are disabled and to ensure that their stay on its premises will be as uncomplicated as possible. 

Do let us know if you need extra assistance. We will be glad to find a solution.

Parking facilities

The Permanent Mission has visitor parking bays adapted for wheelchair users.

For enquiries please use the contact details below:

+41 (0)22 730 12 36

Emergency contact

Emergency+41 79 357 93 73

You can send an SMS message

Opening times

Monday to





only with appointment



How to find us

By bus

Bus no. 5 

Bus stop:  "Intercontinental"

By car

Drive up Route de Ferney taking you to Ferney Voltaire, at about 800 m from Place des Nations; access to the premises across the street from Hôtel Intercontinental.

There is free parking space available for our visitors.   

Public Holidays 2017

The offices of the Permanent Missions will be closed on the following days:


Public Holidays 2017
New Year's Day (Sunday)
Good Friday
Easter Monday
01.05Labour Day (Monday)
Ascension Day (Thursday)
05.06.Whit Monday
Swiss National Day (Tuesday)
07.09.Jeûne Genevois (Thursday)
Day of German Unity (Tuesday)
Reformation Day (Tuesday, unusual holiday)
25.12.1. Christmas Day (Monday)
2. Christmas Day (Tuesday)

Public Holidays 2017
Public Holidays 2017

Honorary Consul in Geneva

Opening times from 01.12.2015:

9.00 H - 13.00 H

9.00 - 14.00 H

12.00 H – 14.00 H is reserved for pupils

Mr. Jean-Marc Probst
Consular district: Cantons GE, VD and VS.

Rue Moillebeau 49
1209 Geneva

+41 22 734 66 06
+41 22 734 66 08

Permanent Representative to the Office of the United Nations and to the other International Organizations in Geneva

Ambassador Antje Leendertse, Permanent Representative to the Office of the United Nations in Geneva

Deputy Permanent Representative

Ambassador Dr. Ulrich Seidenberger

Ambassador and Alternate Representative to the WTO

Ambassador Walter Hugo WERNER, Alternate Permanent Representative Head of the WTO Unit

Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

Ambassador Michael Biontino, Permanent Representation to the Conference on Disarmament

Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

German Security Council candidature logo

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.