Applications for new identity cards must be submitted in person at the embassy. All applicants, including children and infants, must be present at the Embassy when applying for new ID cards.
Appointments must be booked with the Embassy prior to arrival. Please leave a contact number when booking an appointment in case the appointment changes at the last minute.
Processing time: Approx. 4 weeks if all required documents are available.
The identity card is issued to German citizens by the registration offices in Germany and the diplomatic missions abroad