1. Pariser Platz in Berlin Welcome to Germany!
  2. VIS - Visa Information System Online Appointment System
  3. 65. Berlinale - Vorbereitung The Berlinale – International Film Festival
Pariser Platz in Berlin

Welcome to Germany!

In Germany, the "Land of Ideas", we place major emphasis on education, science, research and development. This makes Germany one of the most popular countries in which to study, as well as a site for state-of-the art research and patent development. With its high quality of life, good infrastructure and central location in Europe, Germany is one of the world's most attractive bases for business. Its beautiful urban and rural landscapes, combining age-old traditions and experimental modern culture, make a trip to Germany a unique experience. Germany has something for everyone, so why not pay us a visit?

VIS - Visa Information System

Online Appointment System

Appointments for visa, attestations and passports at the Embassy can only be made online. Please use your current passport number only. Any attempt to make more than one appointment with different passport numbers will lead to the rejection of your application. Please also ensure that your passport number, your e-mail address, etc. are filled out correctly, otherwise you will lose your appointment.

65. Berlinale - Vorbereitung

The Berlinale – International Film Festival

The 65th Berlin International Film Festival is to be held from 5 to 15 February 2015. Berlin’s largest cultural extravaganza attracts 20,000 expert visitors every year for one of the key events in the international film scene. But the public don’t lose out! With more than 325 000 tickets usually sold, the Berlinale is the world’s largest public film festival.


From 15 July until 4 September the office of our Honorary Consul in Lahore remains closed. Please contact the Embassy in Islamabad with your queries.


New German Ambassador!

New Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Ina Lepel presented her credentials to President Hussain on 21 August 2015. Here is some more information about her.

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Message from Federal Foreign Minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the end of Ramadan on 16 July 2015

Message from the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Frank‑Walter Steinmeier, on the Festival of the Breaking of the Fast (Eid ul‑Fitr) at the end of Ramadan on 16 July 2015 All Muslim men and women around the world have my heartfelt good wishes for a blessed festival at the end of Ramadan.


Change Agents for a better tax culture

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) in cooperation with the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) carried out an event to create change agents amongst students for a better tax culture in Pakistan. The event is part of a campaign called “Banaey Naujawan Behter Pakistan” (The youth will make a better Pakistan).

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Deutsche Welle's new English-language TV channel

Starting June 22, 2015, Deutsche Welle will broadcast its new TV-Channel including German-language news program "DW Nachrichten" around the clock. The newly structured TV channels will include among others DW in English, Spanish and Arabic.


Pakistan launches first ever TVET policy

On 4 March 2015 the Government of Pakistan launched the first ever National Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) policy document and the National Vocational Qualifications Framework (NVQF) in Pakistan, which will improve the quality of skills’ training in the country.

German Ambassador, Dr. Nunn, at Roots Ivy International School Faisalabad

Ambassador Nunn visits Faisalabad and Sialkot to strengthen economic and educational relations

From 11 until 13 February 2015 the German Ambassador, Dr. Cyrill Nunn, and the Head of the Economic  Section of the Embassy, Mr. Kai Müller-Berner, travelled to the commercial centers Sialkot and Faisalabad to visit local companies and institutions of education. In both cities they were received and attended by the Chambers of Commerce and Industry, who expressed great interest in German initiatives in the German programs on vocational training, the Pakistani-German business fora and Germany’s trade fairs...

Inauguration of the Wella Academy

Inauguration of Wella Professionals' Academy

The first Wella Professionals’ academy in Pakistan was launched on February 12, 2015 in Karachi. Dr. Tilo Klinner, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, inaugurated the training cent...

Peace Prize

KLF Peace Prize Award Ceremony

On Saturday, February 7, the KLF Peace Prize 2015 was awarded during the Karachi Literature Festival. Jointly initiated by the Consulate General Karachi and the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Islamabad in 2014, the prize aims to reward authors engaged in the field of peace and harmony between different religions, denominations and ethnic groups through their literary work. The prize is intended to create a broad awareness for these ideals.

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New German Ambassador!


New Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Ina Lepel presented her credentials to President Hussain on 21 August 2015. Here is some more information about her.

The Consul General

Consul General Mr. Rainer Schmiedchen

Rainer Schmiedchen

The “Make it in Germany” website welcomes skilled professionals to Germany!

Make it in germany

“Make it in Germany!” Take a look at our website to see how skilled professionals like yourself can come to live and work in Germany. German firms are facing a genuine skills shortage that is expected to continue into the future. The German Government has therefore set up this website to help business and industry find the specialists they need. Welcome to Germany!

Daily News from Germany - www.deutschland.de

Berliner Zeitungsmarkt

Please find here the daily news from Germany

What is the time in Germany ?

During the summer months, there is a time difference between Pakistan and Germany of 3 hours, i.e. at 12:00 hours in Pakistan, it is 09:00 hours in Germany. During the winter months, there is a time differnce of 4 hours.