1. 25 Years 25 Years of German-Namibian Relations
  2. Island Mainau/Lake Constance: blooming tulips Information about Germany
  3. Two zebras Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Windhoek!
25 Years

25 Years of German-Namibian Relations

Island Mainau/Lake Constance: blooming tulips

Information about Germany

Two zebras

Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Windhoek!


Important Notice

The visa and passport section of the embassy will remain closed during the morning of the 1st July 2015, due to in-house training.

In the afternoon, the doors will be open as usual from 14:00 -16:00 hrs.

We thank you for your understanding and regret any inconveniences.

German Weeks 2015

German Weeks 2015

2015 is of special relevance to the German-Namibian relations, since we are celebrating the 25 year anniversary of Namibian Independence and the concurrent commencement of diplomatic relations between our two countres. Together with its partners from the cultural, economic, political and development cooperation sphere, the German Embassy is thus proud to present the "German Weeks 2015".


Ambassador Hückmann is leaving Namibia

After 36 years in the Foreign Service, Ambassador Onno Hückmann will retire at the end of this month. On this occasion he and his wife Martina Hückmann held a reception at the Goethe Centre. Ullrich Kinne, the Deputy Head of Mission at the German Embassy, presented Ambassador Hückmann with a letter of recognition by German Federal President Joachim Gauck.

Sports Equipement

United in Sport!

On 5 June 2015, sports equipment was handed over to the Namibia Paralympic Committee and the football project “Auf Ballhöhe” at the Basketball Artist School in Katutura.

SADC Parliamentary group

SADC Parliamentary Group of the German Parliament visited Namibia

From 2 until 6 June 2015, a delegation of the SADC Parliamentary Group of the German Parliament, led by Hon. Dagmar Freitag, MP, visited Namibia, reciprocating a visit by the Namibian-German Friendship Group of the Namibian Parliament to Germany in 2013. Other members of the delegation were Hon. Frank Heinrich, Hon. Veronika Bellmann, Hon. Ingrid Pahlman, Hon. Steffen-Claudio Lemme, and Hon. Tabea Rößner

Global Media Forum 2015

Media and Foreign Policy in the Digital Age

New information and communication technologies have now entered the realm of foreign policy, and they have a direct impact on international relations in the 21st century. Join us in Bonn this summer t...

Carinna Schmidt from the Global Experience e.V. during the presentation of the music video "Never Over"

Music Video "Never Over"

From Namibia and Germany, together for the future: The Namibian musician EES, Oviritje legend Ongoro Nomundu and The Global Experience together with learners from six different schools from Windhoek and Münster filmed the first German-Namibian music video called 'Never Over' that focuses on the reconciliation of a young united generation.

The project was organised by the Global Experience e.V. with financial support from the German Embassy and is a part of the German Weeks 2015. Follow the Link to watch the finished video!


Germany supports Restauration of Historic Steam Engine Train

On 18 May 2015 a handing-over ceremony for a newly restored narrow-gauge steam engine train took place at Arandis. In attendance were the Mayor of Arandis, Daniel Muuhura, the Executive Director of the Namibia Institute for Mining and Technology, Eckhart Müller, the Deputy Head of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Ullrich Kinne as well as 600 students and guests.

Appointment System for Visa Applications


Please click on the link below to book your appointment!

The Ambassador and the individual sections

Ambassador Onno Hückmann

Information on the activities of the Embassy and contact addresses

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

App Auswärtiges AMt

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

Youtube Channel of the Federal Foreign Office

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