The Embassy and the Embassy Departments

German Embassy Islamabad

Ramna 5, Diplomatic Enclave, Islamabad, PAKISTAN

Postal Address: P.O. Box 1027, Islamabad, PAKISTAN

Tel:  (0092-51) 2007 - 200 (24 hours; except visa enquiries)

Fax: (0092-51) 227 9436


Tel:  (0092-51) 2007 403/404/411/412

Monday - Thursday from 14:00 - 16:00 hrs.

No inquiries regarding the status of a specific visa application, please!

Fax: (0092-51) 227 8917

E-Mail for visa enquiries: visainfo @ isla.diplo. de

Appointments for attestations, visa and passport applications at the German Embassy can only be made online. We ask for your understanding that appointment requests by phone or e-mail will remain unanswered.

Office Hours:

Between 01 May and 30 September:

Monday - Wednesday

8:00 - 13:00

13:30 - 15:00


8:00 - 13:00

13:30 - 16:00


08:00 - 13:30

Between 01 October and 30 April:

Monday - Thursday

8:00 - 13:00

13:30 - 16:30


08:00 - 13:30

Passport Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 - 12:00

Embassy staff members at the annual staff outing in 2012 in Murree

Embassy Departments

Here you find more information about the Embassy and you can contact the desired department.

  • Office of the Defence Attaché

    The Office of the Defence Attaché is responsible for all issues regarding to the Pakistani and the German Ministry of Defence.

    Defence Attaché: Colonel (GS, ndc) Klaus WOLF

  • Economic Section

    The Economic Section promotes German-Pakistan business relations. It is a contact point for German companies being active in Pakistan or interested in doing business in Pakistan as well as for Pakistani companies and business people interested in doing business with Germany. 

    Head of Economic Section: Martin Herzer

  • Development Section

    The development cooperation section is responsible for the development cooperation between Germany and Pakistan. Pakistan is a “priority partner” for German development cooperation. It focuses on three sectors: health, education, energy. Cooperation has recently been extended to include the governance sector. Geographically, Germany's assistance concentrates on the Khyber Pahktoonkhwa Province (former NWFP), the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Azad Jammu and Kashmir as well as Sindh.

    Head of Development Section: Jürgen Zoll

  • Consular and Legal Section

    The Consular and Legal Section provides a range of services for German citizens. It also follows legal issues in Pakistan that are of interest to Germany. 

    Head of Consular Section: Kirsten Moosburner

  • Press Section

    The Press Section is responsible for presenting German domestic and foreign policies to the Pakistani public. It maintains close contacts with Pakistani journalists and with German correspondents working in Pakistan.

    Head of Section: Burghard Brinksmeier

  • Cultural Section

    The Cultural Section offers a window to Germany’s rich and varied cultural life, as well as Pak-German cultural relations and German cultural activities in Pakistan. The Cultural Section works together with its partners, which include the two official German Cultural Centres in Pakistan (Goethe-Institut Karachi and Annemarie-Schimmel-House, Lahore) and the Representative of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Islamabad.

    Head of Section: Burghard Brinksmeier

  • Administration

    The Administration covers the internal organisation and management of the mission, such as personnel affairs, budgeting, IT, equipment of the Chancery as well as of the Ambassador's Residence and maintenance of the premises.

    Head of administration: Johannes Moosburner


How to reach the Embassy

Click on this link to see a Google map which shows you the exact location of the Embassy. Please note that the Embassy is located in the Diplomatic Enclave. Access by car is restricted to holders of specific permissions. Visitors to the Visa and Consular Section may use the Diplomatic Shuttle Service.

In 2017, the German Embassy Islamabad is closed on the following German and Pakistani holidays:

01 January 2017

New Year

23 March 2017

Pakistan Day

14 April 2017

Good Friday

17 April 2017

Easter Monday

25 May 2017

Ascension Day

05 June 2017

Whit Monday

26 July 2017*


01 September 2017*


03 October 2017
German National Day
31 October 2017
500. anniversary of the Reformation

25 December 2017


26 December 2017
* depending on the moon