Information for German nationals

Announcement: Payment by Credit Card for Consular Services

No credit card payment can be accepted for consular services between October 12th until October 17th, 2017 due to update work in the electronic system.


Consular services

For German Passport holders abroad, the German Foreign Missions are the most important liaison point for legal matters. 

Here you will find an overview of our services:  

Reisehinweise für Minderjährige

Travel advisory

Before you start your trip please inform yourself about Taiwan, provided by the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin  (in German only) 


Assistance in case of emergency

We would like to give you some tipps on how to prevent emergencies. 

Should the worst come to the worst - e.g. your passport disappears, your money is lost - then find out here how German Foreign Missions can help you: 


Taiwan is subject to severe earthquakes. Everyone residing in Taiwan needs to have an emergency plan for dealing with the prepartion and the aftermath of a severe earthquake. Taipei Living published by the Community Service Center offers some excellent advice on this subject. 

Here a list of recommended sites for preparation and dealing with the aftermath of a severe earthquake.