1. The Embassy Bear - the Embassys' mascot The Embassy Bear
  2. Reformation anniversary logo 500th anniversary of the Reformation
  3. Three babies sit infront a world map Non-acquisition of German nationality for children born abroad to German parents
The Embassy Bear - the Embassys' mascot

The Embassy Bear

A plain white Buddy Bear statue arrived almost two years ago at the German Embassy. Now the beautiful designed Bear is standing in front the Embassy in Port-of-Spain.

Reformation anniversary logo

500th anniversary of the Reformation

Five hundred years ago, on 31 October 1517, legend has it that theology professor Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg. The posting of these theses in Wittenberg marks the beginning of the Reformation.

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).

Important

Please be advised that the Embassy currently cannot receive any fax.

Get fit for the Climate

WWF and Deutsches Klima-Konsortium (DKK) offer free online course. The free and open online course follows the principle of a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) and includes six chapters on the physical basis of the climate system, the anthropogenic climate change and impacts on nature and society. The course is given in English and will start on October 1st 2017.

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. Former 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.

Bundestagswahl 2017

Bundestag Election 2017

The next Bundestag election is taking place on September 24, 2017. Germans living abroad are not automatically entered into a voters’ register. If they wish to participate in Bundestag elections, they have to submit a formal application for entry into the voters’ register before each election.

Nigerian Football

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...

Logo of the Estonian EU Council Presidency

Estonia assumes EU Presidency

The EU member states decide for many years in advance about the future presidencies: Estonia: July-December 2017 Bulgaria: January-June 2018 Austria: July-December 2018 Romania: January-June 2019 Fin...

Helmut Kohl

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said today (June 16) on the passing of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl:

"He was a great statesman, a great German politician and above all a great European. He did not only do such a lot for German reunification, but also for the integration of Europe. That is his great l...

Ambassador Lutz H. Görgens with President David Granger

Ambassador Görgens leaving the country

In June 2017, on his farewell visits after 3 years as Ambassador to CARICOM, OECS and all OECS countries, as well as to Barbados, Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago, Lutz H. Görgens visited var...

Honorary Consul Andreas Kusay (right) with representatives of the BCC

A GIFT OF MUSIC

BRIDGETOWN - 12th June 2017. On behalf of the German Embassy in Port of Spain, the German Honorary Consul to Barbados, Mr. Andreas Kusay, today presented the head of the Barbados Community College Mus...

Special envoy Linder and Ambassador Görgens flanking representatives of the cooperative

Helping people help themselves

The HOPE Boat Building and Fishing Enterprise in Dominica is a cooperative of some 8 local fisherfolk in Layou / Dominica. They've recently approached the Honorary Consul in Dominica in their quest to...

The Embassy Bear - the Embassys' mascot

The „Embassy Bear“ finally revealed

The German Embassy in Port of Spain received a “Buddy Bear”, a 2 m tall statue of glass-fibre reinforced plastic in plain white.

24 Weeks

The European Film Festival in Trinidad and Tobago

Germany's movies to this years European Film Festival includes a beautiful coming of age story "About a Girl",but also controversal topics like abuse (The Culpable) and abortion (24 weeks). "Victoria"...

new Honorary consul

New German Honorary Consul to Grenada

On Tuesday, 25.04.2017 the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Lutz H. Görgens, Ph.D., bid farewell to Honorary Consul Mrs. Margit Biebel-Potgieter who has represented Germany in Grenada fo...

Ambassador Lutz Görgens flanked by IAMovement Founder Jonathan Barcant (left) and Co-Founder Daniel Barcant (right)

School outreach on climate change

Engaging the youth is a great way of educating the public on issues of national interest! Climate Talk is addressing the youth of Trinidad and Tobago to raise awareness for climate change. This initi...

Genova&Dimitrov - The Flyer

Celebrating 50 years of diplomatic relations

In March 2017 Barbados and the Federal Republic of Germany will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of diplomatic relations. To mark this special occasion the German Embassy is proud to present the renowne...

President and Vicepresident of the Trust, Ms. Molly Gaskin and Ms. Karilyn Shephard with Ambassador Görgens and Ms. Tietze from the Embass

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

The outreach programme of the Wildfowl Trust in Pointe-a-Pierre has for many years influenced the knowledge and the perception of the youth towards climate change. The German Embassy is proud to be ab...

Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany

In a Federal Convention election held in Berlin on 12 February 2017, former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

President of NIHERST, Ms. Sylvia Lalla (second from left), Ambassador Görgens (left) with the other sponsors at the launch

Deep Sea Wonders of the Caribbean

Trinidadian scientist Dr. Judith F. Gobin, Lecturer at the Deparment of Life science at the University of the West Indies (St. Augustine campus), was aboard the exploration vessel "Nautilus" in 2013 a...

The Art competition of the PaP Wildfowl Trust

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

Having engaged 20 schools in Trinidad, 4 schools in Tobago and having hosted 3 in-house groups at their location in Pointe-a-Pierre in 2016 the Wildfowl Trust closed its outreach programme with an art...

Mr. Eastman making a point at the Department of the Environment on Renewable Energy

Environmental Management Courses at the Technical University of Dresden

Mr. Eastman was nominated to participate in the 70th International Short Course on Sustainable Cities at the University of Dresden/Germany. These courses and others, funded by the UNEP, UNESCO and Ger...

Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
12:53:03 14 °C
Deutscher Wetterdienst

Stay connected to the European Film Festival in Trinidad and Tobago

European Film Festival 2018

Would you like to stay connected to the European Film Festival and receive latest news first? Then register at our mailing list! Send us a mail to this address and we'll keep you informed: EFFinTnT(@)...

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.

“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.

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

Career-App

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.

The portal for international qualified professionals www.make-it-in-germany.com

Make it in Germany

www.make-it-in-germany.com is the official multilingual online portal for international qualified professionals. It helps them find out how to make a success of coming to Germany – from preparations in their home countries to arriving and getting settled in.

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