1. Three babies sit infront a world map Non-acquisition of German nationality for children born abroad to German parents
  2. BMW- Museum in Munich Welcome to the German Embassy Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  3. High School Exchanges School and youth exchange
Three babies sit infront a world map

Non-acquisition of German nationality for children born abroad to German parents

Children born abroad do not acquire German nationality by birth if their German parent(s) were themselves born abroad after 31 December 1999 and at the time of the child’s birth were ordinarily resident abroad, provided such children acquire another nationality upon birth (section 4 (4), first and third sentences, of the Nationality Act).

BMW- Museum in Munich

Welcome to the German Embassy Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

We strive to provide you with all sorts of information you may be looking for. Please make use of the contact option to let us know your comments, suggestions and concerns.

High School Exchanges

School and youth exchange

School and your exchange depends on the initiative of private persons. The following organisations (amongst many others) may be able to support your exchange ideas.

BRAZIL-RIO DE JANEIRO-UNITED BUDDY BEAR

The Embassy Buddy Bears world wide - an inspiration

„The Buddy Bears are the best Ambassadors for Berlin and a cosmopolitan Germany" (Frank Walter Steinmeier - Federal Foreing Minister of Germany)

The 2 m tall Buddy Bear statue

Design Competition for a „Buddy Bear“

The German Embassy in Port of Spain invites artists, graphic designers and other people active in the arts to participate in the design competition of a “Buddy Bear”. The “Buddy Bear” is a 2 m tall s...

Green Screen 2016 - Call for proposals

Green Screen - The environmental Film Series

This years’ edition of the Green Screen Film Festival focuses on local production of documentaries with environmental and sustainability content. The call for submissions is out!

Mr. Spencer Mettendaf from Suriname and other participants of the course

Sports promotion of the Federal Foreign Office

The Academy of Foreign Coaches in Mainz, Germany, offers courses for foreign trainers in athletics. This programme, financed by the German government, is open to nationals of the so called "developing...

German Security Council candidature logo

Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

Logo of the EU Presidency of Slovakia 2016

The Slovak Republic assumes EU Presidency

The Slovak Republic holds the Presidency of the European Union in the second half of 2016. You'll find in depth coverage on the website of the Presidency

Food-Grade water from the tap

"Current Issues in the Field of Water Management"

The tour was at the invitation of the German Federal Foreign Office, represented by the German embassies in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago respectively. Numerous delegates from countries in the regi...

Participants of the 11th Executive Seminar for Diplomats from Latin America and the Caribbean

11th Executive Seminar for Diplomats from Latin America and the Caribbean

From 25 April – 31 May 2016 the 11th executive seminar for diplomates from countries in the region was held in Berlin this year. The 60th UN Commission for the Rights of Women has adopted „Women’s ec...

These lucky winners of the doorprizes at the European Film Festival won prizes from our sponsor TSTT - Bmobile

Ms. Valerie Bowrin and Ms. Claudia Tietze

Ms. Valerie Bowrin and Ms. Claudia Tietze

Ms. Leema Elliott and Ms. Claudia Tietze

Ms. Leema Elliott and Ms. Claudia Tietze

Mr. Franklin Murrell and Ms. Claudia Tietze

Mr. Franklin Murrell and Ms. Claudia Tietze

Ms. Claudia Tietze and Ms. Jennifer James Nunes

Ms. Claudia Tietze and Ms. Jennifer James Nunes

Ms. Shari Ablack and Ms. Claudia Tietze

Ms. Shari Ablack and Ms. Claudia Tietze

Ms. Nadine Ellis and Ms. Claudia Tietze

Ms. Nadine Ellis and Ms. Claudia Tietze

Ms. Claudia Tietze and Ms. Renelle White

Ms. Claudia Tietze and Ms. Renelle White

Ms. Lisa Kewley and Ms. Claudia Tietze

European Film Festival 2016

In the last days the winner of the door prizes came to the Embassy to collect their prizes. Congratulations and thank you very much for your patronage!

Conditioning Coach

International Coaching Courses at the University of Leipzig

Every year, on behalf of the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, in cooperation with the Sports Science Faculty of the University of Leipzig, the university organizes several Internatio...

20 years of the European Film Festival in Trinidad and Tobago

The European Film Festival 2016

Please join us for another European Film Festival in Trinidad and Tobago. Port of Spain and Scarborough will see some catching and thrilling and fun movies starting May 11th with the opening movie fro...

The German Honorary Consul in Barbados and aides at the Multi National Fair

Multi National Fair in Barbados

On 9 April 2016, for the second time since November 2014, the Multi National Fair was held at the Four Square Rum Distillery and Heritage Park in St. Philip. The event was started by the volunteer-led...

Ambassador Görgens with Prime Minister Timothy Harris

“Diplomatic Week” in Basseterre

Prime Minister Timothy Harris and Foreign Minister Mark Brantley of St. Kitts and Nevis had invited to “Diplomatic Week” in Basseterre, the birthplace of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, ...

Mr. Spencer Mettendaf from Suriname and other participants of the course

Sports promotion of the Federal Foreign Office

The Academy of Foreign Coaches in Mainz, Germany, offers courses for foreign trainers in athletics. This programme, financed by the German government, is open to nationals of the so called "developing...

Mr. Richard Taylor, PhD, participant of the study trip "Germany as a location for study and research"

Germany as a location for study and research

Germany has a long history of excellent scientist and innovative entrepreneurs. And its over 450 universities offer world class education! To learn more about the expertise of Germany in the field o...

Kinder einer PASCH-Schule entdecken die Welt

Cultural relations and education policy forum, People on the Move, with Foreign Minister Steinmeier

In the current legislative term, cultural relations and education policy plays a greater role than ever before. In a world that seems to be out of joint, and in which conflicts are increasingly of a cultural and religious nature, the notion that ideological mindsets can only be overcome through differentiation, discussion and collaboration in the fields of culture, education and science is of particular importance.

from left: GMC United President Daran Gaspard, Honorary Consul Karolin Troubetzkoy

The German Embassy sponsors GMC United, a football club in St. Lucia

The German Embassy is delighted to assist the GMC United (Grande Riviere, Marisule, Corinth), a football club in St. Lucia, to continue its work with the youth: 2 goal nets were handed over recently b...

from left: Michael Freudenberg and Molly Gaskin

The Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust and the German Embassy

The German Embassy is proud to be able to support the work of the Wildfowl Trust in Pointe-a-Pierre again with a grant towards their outreach programme "Combating Climate Change - What you can do". Ed...

Carnival in Trinidad at its best!

The Embassy teamed up with the Red Cross again to raise awareness for climate change amongst the youth of Trinidad and Tobago in awarding to the participants prizes for the best presentation of enviro...

Ambassador Görgens at the Prize giving

Ambassador Görgens at the Prize giving

Kids on Stage

Kids on Stage

Ambassador Görgens and Mrs. Vindra Amar of the TTRCCC (right) with a lucky winner

Ambassador Görgens and Mrs. Vindra Amar of the TTRCCC (right) with a lucky winner

Ambassador Görgens at the drum set

Donation of musical intruments to the UTT - NAPA

After many months of preparation Ambassador Görgens was able to present a donation of musical instruments and other materials like a conductors desk and strings to the National Academy of the Performi...

from left: Trevor Fung, Vice Chairperson, Mrs. Vindra Amar, Chairperson, both (TTRCCC), Ambassador Lutz Görgens, Vice-Ambassador Michael

Childrens' Climate Carnival 2016

After the great success of the Climate Change competition in the Childrens' Carnival 2015 the Embassy was able to team up with the Red Cross to get once more involved in raising awareness for this iss...

Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
04:35:01
Deutscher Wetterdienst

Book an Appointment with the German Embassy Port of Spain

Terminvergabe

Please note that you must book an appointment for visa and passport services offered at the German Embassy Port of Spain.

Eigth International Composition Contest 2017

electric guitar

The idea of launching an International Composition Contest for children and teenagers sprang from the difficulty of finding a guitar ensemble repertoire with a degree of excellence that is, at the sam...

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

On 1 January 2016 Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co‑operation in Europe (OSCE) and is therefore be responsible for steering the Organization safely through the stormy tides of crises and challenges in 2016. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has presented the details of the Chairmanship’s programme to the 57 OSCE participating States in Vienna on 14 January 2016.

Further information is available on the following websites:

Refugee crisis - what German foreign policy is doing

Distributing aid to refugees in Erbil

Dealing with the worldwide refugee crisis is an international challenge. Combating the causes of flight and raising awareness in countries of origin ‑ these are the priorities of German foreign policy.

"Career Compass Germany" - App for vocational training, studying and working in Germany

Good career opportunities, an international working and learning atmosphere, low unemployment – for people from abroad the German labour market is highly attractive and opens up first-class perspectives. There are highly diverse possibilities for vocational training, studying or working. Those interested can find out about the options and offers available, how to apply, what is important when starting out in Germany and what role the German language plays in the “Career Compass Germany – the app for vocational training, studying and working in Germany”.

German News Service - Discover Germany firsthand

Logo of the German News Service

The German News Service is a free news wire of the Deutsche Welle in cooperation with the German Press Agency (dpa) especially for media representatives as well as for everyone who is interested in Germany and wants to know more about German lifestyle, business and culture.

Working, training and studying in Germany

Studierende mit Laptop

Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world. 

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

App Auswärtiges AMt

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

Alumni Germany

Alumniportal Deutschland

Almuniportal Deutschland, the social online network for people from all over the world who have studied, researched, worked or completed a course of advanced training in Germany, is expecting its 100.000 member to sign up in a few days. Read more in the following summary or on the Alumniportal