Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany

Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany

In a Federal Convention election held in Berlin on 12 February 2017, former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

From 21 to 25 May 2017, the German Embassy Kuwait will present the touring exhibition “Germany’s Energiewende” at The Avenues. This show is realised in cooperation with Siemens.

From 21 to 25 May 2017, the German Embassy Kuwait will present the touring exhibition “Germany’s Energiewende” in Arabic language at The Avenues. This show is realised in cooperation with Siemens.


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Visa Information

The German Embassy would like to call upon all travelers to start filing their Schengen visa applications for their annual vacation in Germany from now on and not just a few days before their planned trip in order to avoid any inconveniences. At the moment, appointments at the application Centre Al Qabas can be obtained within 1-2 days – during the summer travel season waiting times of one week or more for an appointment may occur due to high demand.

Did you know that the Embassy has a brand new instagram account?

You can find it under the name germanyinkuwait . It will provide you with information about the work of the Embassy and about important events in Germany as well as in Kuwait. We invite you to follow us, if you already have an account! If you don’t, this would be the perfect opportunity to create one ;-)

German Embassy

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany has relocated to the following address:

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

13009 Kuwait/Kuwait

Al Hamra Tower, 40th floor

Al Shuhada Street

Sharq, Kuwait City

PA: P.O.Box 805 Safat, 13009 Kuwait

Phone: 00 965/ 2205 8955

Fax: 00 965/2205 8966

Email: kuwa%27%diplo%27%de,info


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Energy transition: Germany’s path into the future

For decades Germany’s energy transition has been the global pioneer in rethinking the topic of climate protection. Since then Germany has been pursuing ambitious goals allowing a clean and sustainable electricity supply. Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) presents a short film about Germany's Renewable Energy Revolution, the Energiewende (energy transition), explaining future plans for a “green” Germany in it. This film well worth seeing can be found on YouTube and used freely via the following link:

Make it in Germany

The portal for international qualified professionals is the official multilingual online portal for international qualified professionals. It helps them find out how to make a success of coming to Germany – from preparations in their home countries to arriving and getting settled in.


Learning German in Kuwait

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Call for Kuwaiti companies representing German companies in Kuwait to register at the German Embassy

The German Embassy wishes to extend and update its information basis on German business in Kuwait. Therefore, all Kuwaiti companies acting as an agent for or representing German companies in any other way in Kuwait are invited to register at the Embassy.


Brochure "Dialogue among Civilizations"

Germany is committed to intercultural dialogue with the Islamic world both at the grassroot level and in international fora. The Federal Foreign Office has published a Brochure on this important topic.

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle states in his foreword to the brochure:

"Openness, respect and trust are the pillars for a dialogue between equals and for friendships at all levels in our countries, as well as between Germany and the Islamic world."

Ambassador Karlfried Bergner


Karlfried Bergner is the German Ambassador to Kuwait. The embassy team - together with its German and Kuwaiti partners – promotes the bilateral cooperation between the two countries in various sectors such as politics, economy, the media, culture and sports. The civil society is an important partner, too.

Visa Waiver Agreement for Diplomatic and Service passports between Germany and Kuwait signed


After several years of negotiations, a Visa Waiver Agreement for Diplomatic and Service passports between Germany and Kuwait was signed yesterday by German Ambassador to Kuwait, Karlfried Bergner, and Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Khaled Al-Jarallah.

Ambassador Bergner visits the German International School – Kuwait


Ambassador Karlfried Bergner was invited by the management to visit the German International School – Kuwait (GIS-K) in Farwaniya on 6 February. This trilingual school is based on an US-American curriculum and in addition to English and Arabic, the German language is taught by a Native speaker.

Visa requirements


We want to make your trip to Germany as easy as possible. Here you can find all the information you need on applying for a visa, along with an application form as a pdf file to download.

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