Useful Information


The average daily temperature in Düsseldorf in November is 6-8 °C / 43-47 °F.

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Electricity is run on a 220 Volt and 50 Hertz current using the Euro type C/F two-pin. A limited amount of adapters may be available at the hotel. If you travel with a device that does not accept 220 Volts you will need a voltage converter.

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Throughout Düsseldorf the emergency number is 110 for police and 112 for ambulance services and the fire brigade.

Telephone Area Code

German phone numbers are not standard and come in various formats. The country code for Germany is +49. The area code used in the Düsseldorf metropolitan is 211. To call Düsseldorf from abroad, dial the international access +49, then the area code.


Time zone for Düsseldorf: CET / CEST (Central European Time / Central European Summer Time) UTC/GMT + 1 / + 2 hours.

Travel Insurance

Prior to your departure from your home country, kindly be advised that it is your own responsibility to ensure that you are properly covered with sufficient personal insurance for all aspects of your trip including your journey, your belongings and all medical costs.

Visas & Passports

All foreign visitors to Germany must possess a valid passport. As of 1st January 2005, everybody is required to carry a valid ID (passport, driver´s license, identity card) at all times.

The following passport holders are able to access Germany without visa, as they are part of the Schengen area: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.

For more information on visas please check the website: It is the own responsibility of the delegate to assure that he/she has valid travel documentation.

All other nationalities not mentioned above are required to pre-arrange a visa to enter Germany. Visa requirements can change with little or no notice so travellers are advised to please double-check foreign entry requirements by contacting the local embassy or consulate for your destination country.