Ralf D. Wiedemann
Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany
c/o Green and Spiegel U.S., LLC
1524 Delancey Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
The Honorary Consulate is open by appointment only. If you would like to speak with the Honorary Consul, please call or email with your contact information and the nature of your request.
Ralf D. Wiedemann, Secretary, has served as Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany since 2012. Mr. Wiedemann is an attorney at the Center City law firm of Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP in the firm’s Immigration and Nationality practice. He represents corporate and individual clients in a broad variety of employment and family-based U.S. immigration matters. Mr. Wiedemann is a graduate of Valparaiso University and the University of Minnesota Law School. He has lived in Germany, the Netherlands, and the Czech Republic, and has resided in the Philadelphia region since 2000. Mr. Wiedemann is married with two children. When he is not assisting clients with their visa, green card, and citizenship matters, or handling German passport applications, Mr. Wiedemann is a vocal supporter of the Philadelphia independent music scene. He additionally serves on the board of directors of the U.S. branch of Action Reconciliation Service for Peace, which places young German volunteers with social services providers working with Holocaust survivors and other groups.
- Applications for German passports
- Consular notarial services such as signature certifications on legal documents and certification of copies
- Facilitating economic, educational, and cultural exchanges between Germany and Pennsylvania
- Protecting the interests of German citizens while in Pennsylvania
- Supporting the German diaspora community and organizations at large
- Acting as liaison for official government and business delegations
Consulate General in New York (for visa questions): http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/03__Consulates/New__York/01/__Data.html
Germany Trade & Invest: http://www.gtai.de/GTAI/Navigation/EN/invest.html
German-American Chamber of Commerce in Philadelphia: http://gaccphiladelphia.com