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Welcome on the website of the German Embassy in Vientiane


As of today (11/06/15) all visa applications for groups of 5 or more applicants will only be processed upon prior appointment (to be arranged via phone).
Visa application documents can be handed in in advance for pre-check, but the applications will only be processed at the time of the appointment.
Please note that there will be waiting time for such appointments.

Members of the ASEAN Parliamentary Group of the „Deutscher Bundestag“ visit Lao National Assembly

Members of the ASEAN Parliamentary Group of the „Deutscher Bundestag“ visit Lao National Assembly

On July 7th, 2015, seven members of the ASEAN Parliamentary Group of the German Parliament (“Deutscher Bundestag”) visited the National Assembly of Lao PDR. Before entering into a private conversation...

Vientianale - International Film Festival Vientiane (March 12 - 15, 2015)

During the closing night of this year’s edition of the Vientianale Film Festival, Ambassador Michael Grau handed over the Audience Prize to Ms. Anoulek Douangdala and her team for “Whose Daughter” one...

Lao garment industry (Vientiane, February 24th, 2015)

On February 24th, Ambassador Michael Grau visited the EUROTECH Co. Ltd. Textile Printing company, one of the still few German investments in Laos. With high-quality printing techniques for textiles, E...

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Keep in touch with alumni from Germany!

Are you a foreign scholar who has studied, taught or done research in Germany? If so, you are part of an extensive international network that you could use to keep in touch with friends and colleagues and to hone your professional skills.


To help you make the most of this network, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Germany's largest organization for the promotion of academic exchange, has set up a website to help you make and maintain contacts with other "Germany alumni".

Preventing corruption

The Directive Concerning the Prevention of Corruption in the Federal Administration of 30 July 2004 lays down the legal framework for the anti-corruption tasks at the Federal Foreign Office headquarters and at German missions abroad. The Directive is intended to offer clear and concise guidelines on honest, fair and transparent actions by the federal administration.

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Time and weather in Germany

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News from Germany

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Federal Foreign Minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier