Consular Services for Foreign Residents of Frankfurt

Information on the services and assistance available, including the replacement of lost or stolen passports, for expats from the USA, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand from their embassies and consulates serving Frankfurt...


Citizens of the The United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand living in Germany can access information from the Consular sections of their relevant Embassies.

US/American Citizens

The consulate general in Frankfurt provides services to American citizens in the region. Services include: passport applications, replacements and renewals; notary services; the registration of births to American parents; and emergency assistance. All services require an appointment, which can be made online.

A Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) is available at the Frankfurt consulate general for residents of Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Austria that receive federal benefits from the following US agencies: Social Security Administration, Department of Veteran Affais, Department of Labor, Office of Personnel Management and the Railroad Retirement Board. The FBU has open office hours and an appointment is not required. For contact information and the FBU office hours see

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) also provides assistance to US citizens at the Frankfurt consulate general and can accept tax payments and returns. An appointment is required.

UK Citizens

UK nationals in Frankfurt can obtain consular services from the British Consulate-General Düsseldorf. Passport services and emergency assistance is available in the event of the injury or death of a British national, or in the event of a crime.

Visa applications are not processed through the Consulate-General and are instead processed through the UK Border Agency in conjunction with WorldBridge (a commercial venture).


The Australian Consulate-General in Frankfurt can provide notarial services and limited assistance in emergency situations.

  • Australian Consulate-General
    At: Main Tower, 28th Floor, Neue Mainzer Strasse 52-5860311 Frankfurt
    Tel: 069 905 580
    Fax: 069 9055 8119

Australian nationals can obtain consular services through the Embassy in Berlin.

  • Australian Embassy
    At: Wallstrasse 76-79, 10179 Berlin
    Tel: 030 880 0880
    Fax: 030 880 088 210

New Zealand Citizens

New Zealand nationals in Germany can receive legal and notarial services, emergency passports and limited assistance in case of an emergency from the New Zealand Embassy in Berlin.

  • New Zealand Embassy
    At: Friedrichstrasse 60, 10117 Berlin
    Tel: 030 206 210
    Fax: 030 2062 1114
    Visa section: 030 2065 3900


Passport services, emergency assistance, and a notary are available for Canadian nationals at the Embassy of Canada in Berlin.

Canadians living in Frankfurt (and Hesse) can find consular services at the Consular Section in Düsseldorf.