Announcements


Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, November 17, 2020

Location: Germany, countrywide Event: Ongoing Demonstrations across Germany The U.S. Mission in Germany advises U.S. citizens that there has been an increase in the frequency and intensity of demonstrations and counter-demonstrations, predominantly related to German government COVID 19-related restrictions across Germany. These demonstrations may continue in the coming weeks. As with all such gatherings, even […]

U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, November 3, 2020

Location: Germany Event: Special Consular Notary Hours for Marriage Affidavits for U.S. Citizens Do you need a notary service for your marriage affidavit (Ehefähigkeitszeugnis)? Consular Team Germany recognizes that COVID-19 is affecting notary appointment availability and would like to assist by offering walk-in services for the notarization of the certificate stating you are free to […]

Entertainment Case Study Series from Baby Giant Hollyberg

Colinne Bartel, an AGBC member helped organize the AGBC Online Meeting „Content is King“ featuring principals of Baby Giant Hollyberg (Hollywood and Babelsberg). We learned then about how COVID – 19 impacted the entertainment industry and potential long-term effects. Baby Giant Hollyberg and Colinne Bartel have organized a monthly Case Study series with two brief […]

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, October 29, 2020

Location: Germany Event: Partial Lockdown Beginning Monday, November 2 On October 28, German authorities announced a country-wide partial lockdown beginning Monday, November 2 until November 30 to combat the spread of COVID-19. Travel within Germany should be restricted to essential travel only. Bars, entertainment, and sport facilities will be closed; restaurants may only operate delivery/pick-up […]

Message for U.S. Citizens – Send in your vote NOW!

If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election, ACT NOW! Don’t wait, the election is only 3 weeks away and most states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 3. EMAIL OR FAX YOUR BALLOT: Did you know that 26 U.S. states allow overseas […]

Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4

Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! Click here for a video with information about voting from Germany! October 5, 2020, is the deadline in some states to register to vote and request a ballot for the November 2020 elections.  Whether […]

Germany-wide Warning Day on September 10 at 11:00 a.m.

Message to U.S. Citizens—U.S. Mission to Germany (September 8, 2020) Location: Throughout Germany Event: Germany-wide Warning Day on September 10 at 11:00 a.m. On Thursday, September 10, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., all 16 federal states will test their government warning system, including warning devices such as city sirens and loudspeaker trucks.  A test notification will […]

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, July 30, 2020

Location: Germany Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19 Please share this message with other U.S. citizens currently in Germany. Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive health and security updates. The U.S. Department of State recommends U.S. citizens avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. For most U.S. […]

Health Alert: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19

Please share this message with other U.S. citizens currently in Germany. We encourage all U.S. citizens to enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive health and security updates. The German government, in coordination with the German states, has announced the easing of border restrictions with neighboring countries. Since June 15, travelers already within […]

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, June 11, 2020

The German government, in coordination with the German states, has announced the easing of border restrictions with neighboring countries. On June 15, travelers already within the Schengen Zone will be able to travel more freely into Germany. At this time, airlines are advertising additional direct flights between the United States and Germany.