Welcome to the German Embassy in Harare!

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.

Scouts from Zimbabwe in Wolfsburg

The "World Organization of the Scout Movement" (WOSM) is engaged in the youth cooperation between Africa and Europe. The "Association of Christian Scouts" (VCP) has a close relationship with "The Scout Associaton of Zimbabwe" (SA). Since 2012, there is an established partnership between these two national associations.

Facts about Germany

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” can be downloaded as an e-paper.

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

Germany will assume the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in January 2016 for a one year term

The German Government’s motto for the year is “renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”. The Government will thus seek to strengthen OSCE instruments and institutions, promote dialogue among the participating States and thereby rebuild trust in Europe.
Further information is available on the following websites:

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:

Trainingslager der deutschen Frauenfu�ball-Nationalmannschaft

International Coaching Course in Leipzig

We would like to inform you that the University of Leipzig is offering another International Coaches Course from 04. 04. 2016  -  31. 07. 2016 in the following subject: Sports Management (language: English). The applications are sent to Leipzig via the German embassy in Harare. Application deadline for the course is 31 January 2016 (here at the embassy). Please visit this website for complete information about the international coaching courses:

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)

28 °C

Time and weather in Germany

07:37:44 4 °C
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)

25 March (Good Friday)

28 March (Easter Monday)

18 April (Independence Day)

16 May (Whit Monday)

25 May (Africa Day)

08 August (Heroes' Day)

09 August (Defence Forces Day)

03 October (German Unity Day)

26 December (Day of Goodwill)

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