Confirmation of registration
You will receive official confirmation of registration when you register or de-register your main or secondary domicile with the registration office responsible for that address. It is free of charge and serves as evidence of registration or de-register.
Who do I have to contact?
Get in touch with the registration office (“Meldebehörde”, once known in general as the “Einwohnermeldeamt”) in your municipality or town.
- Registration receipt
The registration office will usually have this for you.
Many offices also make this available as a download from the internet. (The registration office can also collect the necessary data for direct inclusion in the automated process.)
- ID card/ passport
- Section 1 para. 1 Framework registration act (Melderechtsrahmengesetz – MRRG)
- Section 11 Framework registration act (MRRG)
You can also apply for the following certificates at your registration office:
- Registration certificate (See service description)
- Registration certificate
Apply for permanent residency
Residence documents (visa, residence permit, permanent residency permit, EU permit for permanent residency)
Permanent residency for highly-qualified persons