Consular Services – One Day Only – February 11


The German Consulate General will offer consular services in New Orleans on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Deutsches Haus. Appointments are to be made at rk-s@hous.diplo.de by Feb. 4th.

The following consular services will be available:

  • Information on family matters including certification and acceptance of name declarations and applications for birth registration
  • Information on citizenship matters and acceptance of applications
  • Delivery of name certificates
  • Certification of signatures for declarations of consent, renunciation of inheritance etc.

Please be aware that applications for biometric passports and identity cards cannot be accepted due to technical reasons. Such applications can be submitted with the honorary consul, Ms Susanne Veters Cooper, upon appointment.

Fees can only be paid in cash in US dollars. Credit cards will not be accepted. Please keep in mind that appointments are mandatory. Please contact the Consulate General by Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at rk-s@hous.diplo.de and include the following information:

  • full name
  • mobile number
  • specify your request (if a certification of signature is needed please include the document that needs to be certified)

Information on consular services including all necessary documents can be found on the Consululate’s website at www.germany.info. Please make sure to bring all necessary documents in their original form along with copies as requested on the website.

The Consulate General is looking forward to meeting you in New Orleans!

Board Elections – This Tuesday!

It is time for the elections of the Deutsches Haus Board of Directors for 2020.

  • The election will be held on Tuesday, January 28 at 7:30 pm. The voting process, which is different from prior years, is detailed here.
  • The nomination period ran through the month of November and candidates were announced in December. To vote, a member must be a stock-holding member who paid their dues for 2020 by December 31, 2019.
  • There was a town hall to “Meet the Candidates” on Tuesday, January 21 at 7pm. Candidates are listed here.

Day at the Races

Join Deutsches Haus  at the New Orleans Fair Grounds for a Day of Horse Racing and Wiener Dog Races!

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Annual fundraiser for Deutsches Haus
Sit in the Phoenix Room  and enjoy a private Buffet.

Doors open at 11;30 am. Food served from noon to 2pm.
First Race at 12:30pm.

$45.00 PER PERSON (member), $50 (non-member)
Price includes admission, race program, and lunch buffet with tea. Cash Bar available.

Payment can be made via Eventbrite (link here) . Reservations can be made via email at knoldendorf@yahoo.com .   Pick up your wrist band at the Fairgrounds Will Call on the day of the event.