German Embassy Lusaka

Ambassador Achim Burkart

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» We have close ties with Zambia since its independence in 1964. Regional safety, development, wildlife conservation and trade are the focus of our work. « Ambassador Achim Burkart

Address and opening times


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


Achim Burkart, German Ambassador to Zambia and Special Representative to COMESA




+260 211 25 06 44


+260 211 25 40 14

Postal address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box 50120, Lusaka, Zambia.


5219 Haile Selassie Avenue, Lusaka.

Opening hours

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday 07:30 to 16:00 hrs
Friday 07:30 to 13:30 hrs
except public holidays 
Office Hours for Visitors Consular Service:
Monday through Thursday
except public holidays 09:00 to 11:00 hrs
Fridays closed 

Please note: Between Christmas and New Years the Consular Service will only be open on December 27th. Regular opening times start again on January 2nd 2019.

In case of emergencies outside office hours (no visa consultations!), the Embassy can be reached at the following tel no. 

+260 977 773 000

Culture and Press Section by appointment only 
Development Cooperation Section  by appointment only 

The Embassy will be closed due to Holidays on:
Monday, 1 January 2018 New Year’s Day
Friday, 30 March 2018 Good Friday
Monday, 2 April 2018 Easter Monday
Tuesday, 1 May 2018 Labour Day
Monday, 21 May 2018 Whit-Monday

Friday, 25 May 2018 Africa Freedom Day
Monday, 2 July 2018 Heroes Day
Tuesday, 3 July 2018 Unity Day
Wednesday, 3 October 2018 Day of German Unity
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 Independence Day
Monday, 24 December 2018 Christmas Eve
Tuesday, 25 December 2018 Christmas Day
Wednesday, 26 December 2018 Boxing Day
Monday, 31 December 2018  New Year's Eve

Administrative / consular district

Republic of Zambia



Contact the Embassy

Official language in the host country: English

Please note: Contact via satellite telephone or fax (Satcom) might incur higher costs.

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