Since October 1, 2015 the Legal and Consular Section of the Consulate General Osaka-Kobe is using an electronic appointment system for visa applicants.
With the new service, you are now requested to book a time slot to meet the visa officers at the Consualte General. Just click on the link below to make an appointment. If you would simply like to collect your visa, you do NOT need an appointment. But, through a smart phone you cann't make a correct appointment. Please use a PC to make an appointment. Thank you.
Telephone number of the visa section:
Mo. - Fr. 9:00－11:30
Mo. - Th. 9:00－12:00 ＆ 14:00－16:00
German Consulate General Osaka-Kobe, Visa section
Umeda Sky Building, Tower East, 35th F.
1-1-88-3501, Oyodonaka, Kita-ku,
Osaka 531-6035 JAPAN
Consular district (Prefectures in alphabetic order):
Aichi, Ehime, Fukuoka, Fukui, Gifu, Hiroshima, Hyogo, Ishikawa, Kagawa, Kagoshima, Kochi, Kumamoto, Kyoto, Mie, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Nara, Oita, Okayama, Okinawa, Osaka, Saga, Shiga, Shimane, Tokushima, Tottori, Toyama, Yamaguchi, Wakayama
Applicants without prior reservation cannot be admitted - except in case of emergency.
The appointment system does not support mobile devices. Please use a PC to access the system as mobile phones and other devices may not display the correct information.
After having placed an appointment through our electronic reservation system, you will receive an automated booking confirmation via e-mail.To ensure you get our e-mails, please add our address (….@diplo.de) to your safe/trusted senders list. Please also make sure that you e-mail client supports HTML messages. When filing your visa application at the Consulate General on the day of your appointment, please bring with you a print out of the confirmation e-mail, together with the required documents. Please make sure you have the complete set of documents.
Security Information from the Consulate General
You will not be permitted to bring large bags (suit cases, travel bags), weapons (knives, guns etc.) or electronic devices (cell phones, tablets etc.) into the Consulate.
In case you’re carrying any of the forbidden objects with you, we kindly ask you to store them in lockers in the surrounding area (e. g. nearby station) before your visit.
Thank you for your cooperation.