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Ambassador Annette Knobloch

Ambassador Annette Knobloch

It is of particular concern to me to further intensify the long-standing, close relationship between Germany and Laos in line with the Policy Guidelines for the Indo-Pacific and to break new grounds in bilateral cooperation.

Ambassador Annette Knobloch

Address, opening hours and contact


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany


Annette Knobloch, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary






26 Sokpalouang Road, Sisattanak District, Vientiane, Laos

Postal address

P.O. Box 314, Vientiane, Laos

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Visa section
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Consular section
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Visitors: only with appointment.


German, English and Laotian



+856 21 31 21 10 and +856 21 31 21 11

Emergency number outside opening hours

+856 20 5551 5540 (no visa enquiries)


+856 21 35 11 52


Officialese in Laos: Laotian, 1st foreign language: English, 2nd foreign language: French.

Note on barrier-free access

The access to the embassy is unfortunately not barrier-free, due to the topology of the building. If necessary, please inform the embassy employees, who will be glad to help in surmounting the barrier and finding an individual alternative solution.

The Embassy will be closed on the following holidays in 2024:

Monay, 01-01-24 New Year
Friday, 08-03-24 International Women’s Day
Friday, 29-03-24 Good Friday
Monday, 01-04-24 Easter Monday
Tuesday-Thursday, 16/17/18-04-24 Pi Mai Lao
Wednesday, 01-05-24 Labour Day
Thursday, 09-05-24 Ascension
Thursday, 03-10-24 Day of German Unity
Monday, 02-12-24 Lao National Holiday
Tuesday, 24-12-24 Christmas Eve
Wednesday/Thursday, 25/26-12-24 Christmas
Tuesday, 31-12-24 New Year’s Eve

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