German Embassy Nairobi

Welcome to the German Embassy Nairobi

A warm welcome to the website of the German Embassy Nairobi! We are glad to offer you herewith a wide range of information on Germany, on the multifaceted relations between Germany and Kenya, and on our work.

Important

The Embassy is pleased to announce that a waiting list for Somali applicants for national visa has been implemented. It is now possible to register via the online appointment system. Available dates for the application will be filled out of this list in the order of registration.Please understand that due to the high demand, a longer waiting time until the actual date allocation has to be expected.

Job Vacancy!

Die Botschaft der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in Nairobi sucht schnellstmöglicheine/n Mitarbeiter/in für das Arbeitsgebiet Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (Kenia/Somalia) und Politik

Call For Applications for Afrika Kommt! 2018-2020

Afrika Kommt! is back. The AFRIKA KOMMT! fellowship program aims at highly qualified, self-driven young professionals and junior executives from Sub-Saharan Africa with several years of hands-on work experience, strong leadership qualities and a very high level of commitment and dedication. Closing date for the application period: 19.01.2018

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DW Akademie: Master‘s Program "International Media Studies"

Since September 2009, Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster is offering the Master’s Program ”International Media Studies“. The bilingual, full-time program for further education combines topics like media and development, journalism, communication
science and media economics, whilst developing skills and competencies that are important for the world of the media.

Applications will be accepted until 31st March 2018. Detailed information on the Master's Program, admission requirements and online application procedure are available on the website: www.ims-master.de .

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Facts, not false promises

#rumoursaboutgermany – a new Federal Foreign Office website aims to get the facts out to migrants, making them less susceptible to misinformation spread by people smugglers.

Get fit for the Climate

WWF and Deutsches Klima-Konsortium (DKK) offer free online course. The free and open online course follows the principle of a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) and includes six chapters on the physical basis of the climate system, the anthropogenic climate change and impacts on nature and society. The course is given in English and will start on October 1st 2017.

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Germany’s guidelines for Africa

Which strategy is Germany pursuing with regard to this rapidly changing continent? The Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa, developed by the Federal Foreign Office, set out approaches to taking opportunities, tackling risks and overcoming crises.

Experience Germany: Refreshed, mobile and highly interactive – deutschland.de has a new face to it

The Deutschland portal has a new face: young, refreshed, mobile and highly interactive. Discover topics, find information, view videos, take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others.

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Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

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  • German Embassy Nairobi

    Please note: separate contacts for the visa section

    Address

    German Embassy
    113 Riverside Drive
    P.O. Box 30180
    00100 Nairobi - Kenia

    Phone:
    +254-(0)20-4262 100
    +254-(0)20-2605 601/602/619*
    *Callers from Nairobi: please also dial the city code (020)
    Mobile:
    +254-(0)727 667 474
    Fax:
    +254-(0)20-4262 129
  • Visa Section

    Visa appointments can only be obtained online. Appointments cannot be made by phone.

    Online visa appointment
    Visa regulations

    Kindly note that all visa inquiries must be directed to the below-mentioned e-mail address. Please do not use the contact form for visa inquiries.

    Telephone service (information only) of the visa section:
    Tue and Thu 15:00-16:00 hrs (local time)
    (Summer CET + 1h, Winter CET + 2h)

    Phone:
    +254-(0)20-4262 140
    Fax:
    +254-(0)20-4262 129 or +49-(0)30-1817 67246
  • Consular Section

    For visa information please see the point "Contact Visa Section".

    Access to the Consular Section is by appointment only.

    online appointment

    Telephone service (information only):
    Tue and Thu 15:00-16:00 hrs (Kenya)
    (Summer CET + 1h, Winter CET + 2h)

    Phone:
    +254-(0)20-4262 140
    Fax:
    +254-(0)20-4262 129
  • Honorary Consul Sechelles

    Please note that Honorary Consuls have a limited scope of action and can only perform certain official acts.

    Address

    Ms. Kerstin Henri
    The Centre for Environment and Education
    Nature Seychelles - Roch Caiman
    P.O. Box 1310
    Victoria - Mahe - Seychelles

    Phone:
    +248-(0)4601 100
    +248-(0)4601 101
    Mobile:
    +248-2718 350 (emergencies only)

German Ambassador to Kenya, Jutta Frasch

Krisenvorsorgeliste (ELEFAND)

Hubschraubereinsatz

Alle Deutschen, die - auch nur vorübergehend - im Amtsbezirk der Vertretung leben, können in eine Krisenvorsorgeliste (ELEFAND) gemäß § 6 Abs. 3 des deutschen Konsulargesetzes aufgenommen werden. Es handelt sich hierbei um eine freiwillige Maßnahme. Die Vertretung rät dringend dazu, von dieser Möglichkeit Gebrauch zu machen, damit sie - falls erforderlich - in Krisen- und sonstigen Ausnahmesituationen mit Deutschen schnell Verbindung aufnehmen kann.

Contact us:

German Embassy Nairobi

Please note: separate contacts for the visa section

Address

German Embassy
113 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 30180
00100 Nairobi - Kenia

Phone:
+254-(0)20-4262 100
+254-(0)20-2605 601/602/619*
*Callers from Nairobi: please also dial the city code (020)
Mobile:
+254-(0)727 667 474
Fax:
+254-(0)20-4262 129

Visa Section

Visa appointments can only be obtained online. Appointments cannot be made by phone.

Online visa appointment
Visa regulations

Kindly note that all visa inquiries must be directed to the below-mentioned e-mail address. Please do not use the contact form for visa inquiries.

Telephone service (information only) of the visa section:
Tue and Thu 15:00-16:00 hrs (local time)
(Summer CET + 1h, Winter CET + 2h)

Phone:
+254-(0)20-4262 140
Fax:
+254-(0)20-4262 129 or +49-(0)30-1817 67246

Consular Section

For visa information please see the point "Contact Visa Section".

Access to the Consular Section is by appointment only.

online appointment

Telephone service (information only):
Tue and Thu 15:00-16:00 hrs (Kenya)
(Summer CET + 1h, Winter CET + 2h)

Phone:
+254-(0)20-4262 140
Fax:
+254-(0)20-4262 129

Honorary Consul Sechelles

Please note that Honorary Consuls have a limited scope of action and can only perform certain official acts.

Address

Ms. Kerstin Henri
The Centre for Environment and Education
Nature Seychelles - Roch Caiman
P.O. Box 1310
Victoria - Mahe - Seychelles

Phone:
+248-(0)4601 100
+248-(0)4601 101
Mobile:
+248-2718 350 (emergencies only)

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The German Information Centre Africa is part of a network of nine GICs in key regions of German foreign policy. It is designed to enhance the flow of information to those in Africa interested in Germany. The GIC presents today's modern, innovative Germany with its multi-faceted and close links to Africa. 

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Read through the German Embassy's instructions to ensure a smooth visa application process. Please note that visa appointments can only be obtained online and cannot be made by phone.

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