Quadriga auf dem Brandenburger Tor, mit Weihnachtsbaum und Feuerwerk, Quadriga on Brandenburg Gate, with christmas tree and fireworks

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year!


The legal and consular section (including the visa section) will be closed for the public on December 22-23 and 29, 2014. The Embassy will also be closed during the Christmas holidays and will be open for business on 02 January 2015. Please check the overview of the official holidays 2014 for complete details.

Christmas in Germany


Christmas - no other celebration exerts such a far-reaching influence on all aspects of German life. It is as if public life in all its manifestations is moving towards these holidays. No-one can escape the influence of this great festival.

Christmas in Germany

Ambassador Ossowski visits the Marshall Islands

German Embassy Manila

German Ambassador Thomas Ossowski presented his letters of credence to His Excellency the President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Christopher Loeak, in the capital city of Majuro. During his visit, Ambassador Ossowski reaffirmed Germany’s commitment to work together with the Marshall Islands in order to achieve substantial results at the United Nations Climate Conference in Paris in November 2015.


German football All-Stars play vs Philippine football greats in Manila

German football all-stars and former national team players were in Manila to play the football greats of the Philippines last October 18 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The German squad – composed of 1990 FIFA World Champion Guido Buchwald and 1996 European Champion Dieter Eilts, among others, displayed superb football skills as they triumphed 13-0 against the Philippine selection.


The Philippine President in the Federal Chancellery


60 years ago Germany and the Philippines established their diplomatic relations. Today we see common values and strong international ties between the two countries, as mentioned by Angela Merkel on the occasion of her meeting with the Philippine President Benigno Aquino.


German-Philippine agreements signed

Auswärtiges Amt

During the visit to Germany by the President of the Philippines, Benigno Simeon Aquino III, several bilateral agreements were signed at the Federal Foreign Office on Friday (19 September). Among other things, the foundation for the establishment of a German-Philippine chamber of commerce was laid.

German-Philippine agreements signed

Philippine nurses for Germany

Filipino nurses to Germany

The recruitment of qualified Philippine nurses is alleviating the nursing shortage in Germany and reducing unemployment in the nurses’ country of origin. The migrants’ remittances and the transfer of know-how contribute to development in the Philippines.


Season's Greetins from the German Foreign Office

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Official Holidays


You can find an overview of the official holidays 2014 here.

Official Holidays 2014

The Ambassador

Ambassador Thomas Ossowski


Celebrating 60 years of Diplomatic Relations between Germany and the Philippines

This year, the Philippines and Germany celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.Marking this special anniversary are a series of events

60 years of Diplomatic Relations

The “Make it in Germany” website welcomes skilled professionals to Germany!

Make it in germany

“Make it in Germany!” Take a look at our website to see how skilled professionals like yourself can come to live and work in Germany. German firms are facing a genuine skills shortage that is expected to continue into the future. The German Government has therefore set up this website to help business and industry find the specialists they need. Welcome to Germany!

Make it in Germany

General information on the job placement procedures for qualified nurses to Germany

Philippinische Schwestern freuen sich �ber bestandene Pr�

Since July 2013, qualified Filipino nurses may be employed in Germany. Below are more information about the job placement procedures and the visa application process for qualified nurses:

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