1. Schengenvisum Important information for visa section
  2. Strässer in Zimbabwe Christoph Strässer visits Zimbabwe
  3. Batonga Garden The German Embassy's small scale projects fund

Important information for visa section

From 01.12.2014, applications for visas (Schengen and D/national) and German passports will be accepted only by appointment. You can book your appointment here on our web site.

Strässer in Zimbabwe

Christoph Strässer visits Zimbabwe

As part of a trip through Southern Africa, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, Christoph Strässer, visited Zimbabwe from the 11th – 13th November 2014. The focus of the local visit was discussions with representatives from government and civil society, particularly in the field of human rights work.

Batonga Garden

The German Embassy's small scale projects fund

The German Embassy Harare has a fund which supports small scale anti-poverty projects by Zimbabwean Non-Governmental Organizations, associations, interest groups and communities. Each year, 10 to 15 projects are supported through the Embassy's Small Scale Project Fund.

Chess - the game of Kings

Chess - a game of kings

Chess - not only is it a game of kings... but could also serve as an education tool for the gifted ones. Through the German Embassy cultural fund the chess equipment for the Glen Nora Knights Chess Academy was greatly expanded.

Piano Recital

A romantic evening in Harare

Ambassador Kloeckner sets new pace with an impressive evening with art songs from the Romantic. Three young Zimbabwean artists Jared Manasseh, Molly Donovan and Jairo Dzangare succeeded in reciting, the songs of world-famous German Romantic composers Brahms, Schubert and Schumann, in good quality and without an accent in the German language after a very short rehearsal.

Green Talents 2014

Two Zimbabwean scientists among the winners of the “Green Talents 2014”

During the last six years the  “Green Talents Programme” of the German Federal Government has become an internationally recognized prize for young researchers in the field of sustainability research and development.

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.

German Embassy Harare Synchronlauf

The fall of the Wall 25 years ago

The German Embassy commemorated the fall of the Wall 25 years ago with a run of more than 100 participants of all ages. After the run the Zimbabwean-German Society hosted a party, followed by some films shown on the fall of the Wall and the historic events.

Gedenkveranstaltung zum Mauerfall in der ZGS

25th Anniversary of the fall of the Wall

Ambassador Klöckner reminded of the events which led to the fall of the Berlin Wall, a quarter of a century ago, with an evening event with witnesses from Zimbabwe, Germany and Eastern Europe.

University instructor

Online courses in higher education

Starting mid-October, Berlin-based iversity.org, a platform for academic online teaching, will offer its first Massive Open Online Courses, known as “MOOCs”. Courses are taught by renowned German and international faculty and are available to students worldwide, for free.

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

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Time and weather in Germany

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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 (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
11.30-12.00 hrs
Passport collection, legalisations etc. - WITHOUT APPOINTMENT
14.00-16.00 hrs
Telephone hours
14.00-16.00 hrs
Appointments for groups from 7 persons

+263-4-308655 (14-16 hrs only)
+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