Deutsche Botschaft Vorderansicht

Welcome to the German Embassy Kampala

"Herzlich Willkommen" to the German Embassy! In Uganda you would probably say "Tukusanyukidde", "Apwoyo bino" or "Karibu".

On our Website, we provide information on Germany, German - Ugandan relations, the activities of German Institutions in Uganda as well as the services of the Embassy for Ugandan and German citizens.


Please study the following information on the extended opening hours at the visa section of the German Embassy Kampala carefully.

The German Ambassador giving his remarks during the event

Regional Forum on Media Freedom

The Ugandan Parliamentary Forum on Media (UPFM) organized the first regional discussion platform dealing with the freedom of media and expression. The event was sponsored by the Federal Foreign Office. The German Ambassador participated in the event that examined many aspects of media freedom and launched a Journalists’ Manifesto 2016, in anticipation of the upcoming elections.

New (right) and former (left) Deputy Head of the German Embassy Kampala together with the Ambassador (middle)

New Deputy Head of Mission

The German Embassy Kampala has a new Deputy Head of Mission: Ms Petra Kochendörfer, who was welcomed at a reception at the Ambassador’s residence last week. At the same event, the German Ambassador, colleagues and friends bade farewell to Mr Joachim Düster, former Deputy Head of Mission. He has left Kampala after three years in office to return to Berlin.

The German Ambassador cutting the cake with a graduate during the graduation ceremony

German Ambassador is Guest of Honour at Somero Community Center's Graduation Ceremony

The German Ambassador Dr Peter Blomeyer attended the 8th graduation ceremony of Somero Community Center on 24th July 2015 as the Guest of Honour. Somero Uganda, in Kawempe Division north of Kampala, is a grass root organization which supports children and young women to achieve sufficient education for a self-determined and self-sufficient life.

Venture Buses are driving through 14 countries all across Africa

At 50th AfDB Meetings: Venture Bus announces to build 40 African startups

As of today, applications for the five Venture Bus tours in Africa are open. At the African Development Bank Annual Meeting the organization for entrepreneurship in emerging markets, Ampion, unveiled details on its programs in 2015. For the third year in a row, Ampion will run a pan-African startup competition joined by participants from all across the globe, an event which has already led to capital investment and job creation in Africa.

Oriental Ornaments

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.

Reception of DAAD students and alumni

Reception of DAAD students and alumni at the German Residence

DAAD scholarship holders and alumni gathered at the Embassy of the German Ambassador in the evening of 23rd June. The students received their official certificates by the Ambassador who at the same occasion accepted the patronage of AUGA, the Association of Ugandan-German Alumni in Uganda.

EU Climate Diplomacy Day

2nd Climate Diplomacy Day

The 2nd EU Climate Diplomacy Day was commemorated in Kampala on 17th June 2015 by a whole day event. A lively panel discussion was held in the morning. And in the afternoon exhibitions were shown at the National Theatre Gardens. Later Bebe Cool and Navio performed live.

The venue

More Articles on our Embassy Events

Here you will find our articles about news and events in 2014 and 2015 in chronological order.

The Ambassador

Dr. Peter Blomeyer

Dr. Peter Blomeyer

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Opening hours and contact details

Opening Hours

Working Hours
Monday to Thursday
07.30 a.m. - 04.00 p.m.
07.30 a.m. - 01.00 p.m.

Visiting Hours Visa and Consular Section / Embassy
Monday to Friday
8:00 - 11:00am (upon prior appointment only)

In order to apply for a visa, notarial acts, birth registration, marriage certificates and/or applications for a passport you need to book an appointment through our online appointment system. We kindly ask you to carefully study the information regarding the procedures provided on our website.

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Please note that the Embassy remains closed on the following holidays:

Embassy Holidays

Contact Details

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

15, Philip Road, Kololo



Postal Address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

P.O. Box 7016




Kindly note that the German fax number is more reliable than the Ugandan fax number and should therefore be given preference.

Please use the contact form below if you would like to send an email to the Ambassador or one of the individual sections.

Contact Form

00256 (0) 414-50 11 11
0049 (0) 30 1817 67182 / 00256-(0) 414-50 11 15

Address and Location Map


15, Philip Road, Kololo
P.O. Box 7016

Location Map

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