Visa and Passport Service, Legal and Consular Department

Address and Opening Hours

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
26th Floor Menara Tan&Tan
207, Jalan Tun Razak
50400 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 0060-(0)3-2170 9666
Fax: 0060-(0)3-2161 9800

The opening hours of the Consular Department's counters are Mondays to Fridays from 9.00 am - 12.00 pm,  and additionally on Thursday afternoon from 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm.

Collection time for documents (visa, passport, etc.):
Monday and Wednesday: 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm
Friday: 12.00 pm - 1.00 pm

Important Information - New Visa Fee!
Please take note that as of 1 September 2017 the visa fee for national visa will amount to 75,00 €.
The fees have to be paid in RM, in cash when submitting the application. The fees will be converted into RM according to the current exchange rate of the Embassy.

Electronic Appointment Management System!

Introduction of the Electronic Appointment Management System at the German Embassy Kuala Lumpur.
As of 15 June 2015, appointments for visa applications, passport applications, birth registrations, name declarations and registration of marriage can only be made through the link below.
In all other consular matters you can walk in during opening hours without prior appointment.
In urgent matters (e.g. loss of passport) you may come and visit us without prior appointment as well.

Information for Syrian and Yemeni Citizens applying for National Visas!

Please take note that Syrian citizens, who have been living in Malaysia for a MINIMUM OF 6 MONTHS, can also apply for a national visa at the German Embassy Kuala Lumpur. Applicants who are currently living in Syria need to apply for their visas at German Embassies in Turkey or Lebanon.
Yemeni Citizens, who have been living in Malaysia for a minimum of 6 months, can apply for a national visa at the German Embassy in Kuala Lumpur. All others are advised to apply for their visas at German Embassies in the region (e.g. Gulf States, Saudi Arabia).

This new rule will be implemented for appointments made after 05.01.2016. Appointments, which have been made earlier, will still be available.

An application for a Schengen-Visa is possible at the German Embassy in Kuala Lumpur for Syrian and Yemenite citizens regardless of their domicile.

Honorarkonsul der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

The Honorary Consul in Penang

Dato' Hans Brenner
BMC Sdn. Bhd.
Suite 9.07, 9th Floor MWE Plaza
8, Lebuh Farquhar
10200 Penang, Malaysia
Tel: +60-(0)4-263 2566
Fax: +60-(0)4-261 6779
E-mail: penang(at)

Antragsformular Schengenvisum

Visa Requirements - General Info

We would like to make your arrival in Germany as easy as possible. Here, you can find the necessary informations for your visa application:

Blaues Informationsschild

Important Information for Holders of a Bruneian Certificate of Identity!

The holder of a Bruneian Certificate of Identity is required to apply for a visa to enter Germany. Please refer to the requirements for a Schengen Visa Application. Note! The visa issued to the holder of a Certificate of Identity allows for entry into Germany only (no other Schengen State)!

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Authentication of Signature

General Information By certifying the signature the consular officer confirms that the person indicated in the document signed it in front of him. The signature has to be given in person in the pres...


Legalization of Malaysian Personal Documents

For the submission of Malaysian documents (e.g. birth, marriage or death certificates) to German authorities the following procedure should be followed.


Biometrically-enabled passports (e-passports) of the second generation

As of November 2007, the electronic passport of the second generation (e-passport) is now equipped with a digital passport picture as well as two fingerprints stored in a chip. This new technology ensures the highest degree of security.
Please pay attention to the new standards for passport pictures (see application form)  and take note that because of the scanned fingerprints
passport applications have to be made in person!
Please follow the link below for more information (in German only!).

Customs Regulations

Find here information about German customs regulations.

Please note: Although the information provided on this website has been prepared with utmost care, we can not accept any responsibility for inaccuracies contained herein.

Visa and Passport Service, Legal and Consular Department

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Information for German Nationals!
Please take note that some information (e.g. passport application, marriage, birth registration, driving licence) is available in the German version of this website only!

Translators' List

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Please note that only documents/texts translated by the translators on the list will be recognized by the German Embassy.

Warning! Internet Scams!


Be aware! Reports about internet scams have been getting more and more frequent. Please contact us, should anybody ask you to transfer money e.g. for hospital bills, legal fees, business deals, and you have doubts!

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Safe Germany

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Germany is one of the most peaceful countries in the world. The authorities responsible for public safety are well prepared, people are available to handle every situation and there are institutions that can be contacted for help.

Centre for German Legal Information

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Law on Nationality

The widely amended law on nationality entered into force on 1 January 2000. Here you can find the central points of the new law.