Since May 2nd, 2013 SCHENGEN visa for Germany are issued by the Italian Embassy in Asmara.
Appointments can only be arranged by phone with the Italian Embassy. Applications without prior appointment will not be accepted.
The Italian Embassy can be reached as follows:
Embassy of the Italian Republic
P.O. Box 220
phone: +291-1-12 18 52 (Monday to Friday 08.30 am - 04.00 pm)
Fax: + 291-1-12 11 15
Applicants for a visa for a national stay in Germany (category D) can call on personally at the German Embassy in Asmara.
Opening hours of the counter are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 to 12:00.
Please follow the link for further information and for necessary documents.
Address and opening hours
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Mr. Gerald Wolf, Ambassador
+291 1 18 66 70/71
+291 1 18 69 00, +49 30 1817 671 78
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 4974, Asmara, Eritrea.
Warsay Street, Saba Development Building, Asmara.
Mo. - Thu 9.00 - 16.45
Fri 9.00 - 13.30
For visitors: Mo. - Fr. 9:00 - 12:00 or by appointment
Administrative / consular district
Eritrea. No legal and consular tasks - only emergency aid. No issuing of visas. (See note from the Embassy Nairobi / Kenya)
Contact in case of emergency:
Out of office hours, please contact the emergency telephone of the Embassy in Nairobi under the following number: +254 721 322 433.
Please do not contact emergency telephone in visa matters.