Marienburg Castle - Region of Hannover (aerial photo)


Other than repeatedly reported incorrectly by Emirati media the requirement for Emirati nationals for a visa to travel to the Schengen area has not been waived. These persons still have to apply for a visa for such travels.

Osterdekoration - bunte Eiern, Hasen und Narzissen


The Consulate General will be closed during Easter holidays from 18 until 21st April 2014. In case of emergencies only (not for visa matters) you can contact the following mobile number: ++971 50 650 4134

Happy Easter!

An evening for German artists

Just before the start of the Art Dubai Consul General Klaus Ranner invited to his residence for an evening with music and fine art. The Duo Rossel, Angela Rossel on violin and her sister Ruth Maria Rossel on violoncello for the first time in the UAE presented part of their repertoire, which ranges from baroque to tango and finally to some competitions of their own.

ArabLab in Dubai

On March 17th, 2014 the four day trade show ArabLab was opened by the UAE Minister of Health Abdul Rahman Mohammad Al Owais. The Minister took quite some time to visit the German Pavillion, so Consul General Klaus Ranner had the opportunity to explain to him size and composition of the German participation together with the representative of the German industry association Spectaris.


ArabLab 2014




ArabLab 2014


ArabLab 2014

Important Information for Visa Applicants

With the introduction of the new Visa Information System from 2 October 2012, the German Consulate General Dubai has put together all the important information on its website. You are requested to read this infomation carefully and follow the procedures mentioned in order to apply for the visa. Please click on the following link

Events of the Consulate General

Here you will find information about recent events and activities of the German Consulate (delegation visits, trade fairs, receptions, etc.)

PSI Logo Quelle: Auswärtiges Amt

'Schools: Partners for the Future'

Education creates prospects – multilingualism opens new horizons. At our partner schools abroad we not only desire to provide students with access to our language and education system, we also want to generate interest in and understanding for one another. More details on the "Schools: Partners for the Future" initiative are available here:

Career: English Teacher

English Teachers are in demand in Germany.  Interested in looking into a career as a teacher?  This month at Young Germany we will give you step-by-step instructions on how to get the job, take you through the day of a freelance English teacher, and talk to a teacher who works at an international school.

Time and weather in Germany

15:34:51 11 °C
Deutscher Wetterdienst

Contact details

Where to find us, how to contact us!

Visa and passport section

mobile number for emergencies only (strictly no visa enquiries):
+971(0)50 6504 134                         

Visa and passport section

Jumeirah I, Street 8A
(behind Dubai Zoo)
P.O. Box 2247
Dubai, U.A.E.

E-Mail: Contact
Contact for online appointments (Visa applications)

+971(04) 3024 360 (between 10.00 and 11.00 a.m.)
+971(0)4 349 5050

The Consulate


mobile n° +971(0)50 6504 134                          
(Emergency only, no visa informations)


Jumeirah I, Street 14 A
(behind Dubai Zoo)
P.O. Box 2247
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
E-Mail: Contact

+971(0)4 349 8888
+971(0)4 349 5050

Consul General Dubai

The Consulate General is headed by Consul General Klaus Ranner.

The German - Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce is the only official institution authorised by the German Federal Government and the DIHK to promote bilateral trade and industry relations between Germany and the UAE. 

German National Tourist Board

Germany - The travel destination
German National Tourist Office in Dubai
World Trade Center, 15th floor
P.O. Box 9224
Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Tel.: 00971 - 4 - 405 7515
Fax: 00971 - 4 - 331 3602
E-Mail: dlh%27%de,adnan%27%abdallah

Protection of privacy in the digital age

Two business men shaking hands

Germany and Brazil have sponsored a joint resolution initiative on more effective protection of privacy in the digital age at the United Nations in New York. Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement on this:

Cross Culture Internship Programm 2014

Also in 2014, the CrossCulture Internships Programme of the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations ifa provides an opportunity to young professionals and volunteers from Germany and countries of the Islamic world to gather experience during an eight- to twelve-week-internship abroad. Kindly send your complete application electronically to the German Consulate General until 29 January 2014.

Welcome to the factory of the future – Industry 4.0

Zeitschrift Deutschland

Germany is on the threshold of a fourth industrial revolution. The Internet of Things is set to supersede traditional manufacturing processes. How are German researchers and entrepreneurs contributing to this development? What will the factory of the future look like? What role will humans play in the new business world and what challenges will it bring? DE Magazin Deutschland takes a closer look at Industry 4.0 in reports, interviews and essays. The latest issue also introduces the new Federal Government and takes readers to the Hunsrück, the rugged and enchanting home of film director Edgar Reitz.