German Embassy in Kyiv
In 2019, they are celebrating our 30th anniversary! Since 1989 the Federal Republic of Germany has been represented in Kyiv by the Consulate General; After establishing diplomatic relations with an already independent Ukraine in January 1992, it was quickly transformed into an Embassy. The Office of the Embassy has been located in the historic center of Kiev opposite the Opera House since 2002. Land on the street. Bohdan Khmelnytsky, 25, occupies 1800 square meters, the total area of the office building is approx. 1500 sq.m. Particularly striking is the large atrium in the middle of which the tree grows. The construction was carried out under the design of the Martini & Grossmann Rosenheim Architecture Bureau, which won the first prize at an EU-wide competition. Germany, after the Netherlands, is the second western country to be housed in its own embassy for this purpose. Since 2015, the Embassy's visa department has been located separately on the 22nd floor of the 101 Tower business center at ul. Leo Tolstoy, 57, 01901 Kiev.
The residence is referred to as the Ambassador's official residence, which serves, inter alia, primarily for public events and representative purposes. Now the German ambassador is using an apartment in Kiev on one of the floors of the house along Antonovich Street.
The Embassy's Policy Department monitors and analyzes Ukraine's internal and external policies. He tries to get a complete and accurate picture of the balance of political forces in the country. To this end, it maintains contacts with a wide range of interlocutor partners, including members of the Government, the Secretariat of the President and Parliament, political party representatives, political scientists and civil society figures.
In addition, the Policy Department monitors developments in Ukraine in terms of its relations with the European Union, NATO, the OSCE, the Council of Europe and its membership in regional associations (CIS, Black Sea Cooperation Council, GUAM).
Consular and Legal Department
The tasks of the Legal and Consular Section include the elaboration of basic legal issues, human rights issues, as well as information on the development of Ukrainian legal policy.
The work of the department covers the areas in which a large number of government bodies are engaged in Germany. For this reason, the consular department may be called the Civil Records Office, the Foreign Office, a notary, a passport, a youth service and a social service in one person. In addition, it offers a variety of services:
- Assistance to Germans in difficulty
- Visa processing
- Issues related to the resettlement of ethnic Germans and Jewish immigrants
- Issues of citizenship and passport law
- Request for legal assistance in civil and criminal matters
- Guardianship of the German prisoners
- Pension cases.See more