Urlaub am Strand von Warnemünde

Welcome to the German Embassy in Harare!

Helmut Schmidt / official portrait 1985

Statement by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of Helmut Schmidt

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the following statement in Berlin on the 10th of November on the death of former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt: “Germany has paused for reflection. The death of Helmut Schmidt fills me with great sorrow. We Germans have lost a father figure. Helmut Schmidt had a profound impact on us and our country. [...]"

Logo for the G7 summit in Germany

German presidency of the G7

Germany assumed the presidency of the G7 at the G7 summit in Brussels on 4 and 5 June 2014. On 7 and 8 June 2015, Germany hosted the meeting of the heads of state and government in Schloss Elmau. The summit provided an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to make progress on new international topics.

Further information is available on the following websites:

Consular and visa information

You are planning to travel to Germany? As a Zimbabwean citizen, you will need a visa. This website guides you through the application process and allows you to download the application forms and requirements.

Trainingslager der deutschen Frauenfu�ball-Nationalmannschaft

International Coaching Course in Leipzig

We would like to inform you that, in addition to our four courses (Handball, fitness trainer, swimming and judo) beginning in September 2015, we are also offering a fifth course in Sports Management in English.The course will take place from 01. 10. 2015 to31. 01. 2016.

German Lessons in Harare

Every Friday afternoon, the German School in Harare offers German lessons for children and teenagers, for beginners and advanced. New students are always welcome.

Wojtek Czyz runs during a training session of the German athletics team in London

Academy for Foreign Coaches - Track & Field Coaching Diploma

One of the most important long term measures undertaken by the DLV for the promotion of athletics in developing countries was to set up the Academy for Foreign Coaches in co-operation with the Univers...

Germany Trade and Invest

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

Germany Trade and Invest is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Germany Trade and Invest’s mission is to promote Germany as a location for industrial and technological investments and to identify investors for the German market.

Weather forecast - midday, local time (all data without guarantee)

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Time and weather in Germany

Deutscher Wetterdienst

Appointment System for Visa and Passport Applications

VIS - Visa Information System

Please click on the link below to book your appointment!

Opening hours and contact details for the German Embassy in Harare

Official opening times and contact details

07:30 - 17:00 hrs
07:30 - 16:20 hrs
07:30 - 15:00 hrs

30 Ceres Road 



+263-772 568 343 (No visa enquiries! Please note that this number should only be called in emergency situations of a German citizen!)
+263-4-303455 or +49-30-181767206

Visa and Consular Section

Time (Monday-Friday)
09.00-11.00 hrs
Visa applications - by appointment
11.00-11.30 hrs
Passport applications - by appointment
Time (Monday-Thursday)
14.00-15.00 hrs
Passport collection, legalisations etc. - WITHOUT APPOINTMENT
14.00-16.00 hrs
Telephone hours
Appointments for groups from 7 persons only by telephone

+263-4-308655 (14-16 hrs only Monday-Thursday)
+263-4-303455 or +4930 1817 67206

The embassy will be closed because of public holidays on:

01 January (New Year's Day)

03 April (Good Friday)

06 April (Easter Monday)

18 April (Independence Day)

01 May (Workers' Day)

25 May (Africa Day + Whit Monday)

10 August (Heroes' Day)

11 August (Defence Forces Day)

03 October (German Unity Day)

24 December (Christmas Eve)

25 December (Christmas Day)

26 December (Day of Goodwill)

31 December (New Year's Eve)

The Ambassador

Ulrich Klöckner has started his duties as German Ambassador on 10 October 2013.

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Federal Foreign Minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier