Death - show

Service Description

The death of a person must be reported to the registry office in whose jurisdiction he or she died.


In the case of deaths in hospitals, old people's homes, nursing homes and other institutions, the obligation to notify is incumbent on the institution. Otherwise, the following persons are obliged to report a death in the following order:

  1. any person who lived with the deceased in a domestic relationship,
  2. the person in whose home the death occurred,
  3. any other person who was present at the death or who is aware of the death from his or her own knowledge. (If a funeral home registered with a chamber of commerce or chamber of industry and commerce is entrusted with the notification, the funeral home may file the notification).
special notes for kreisfreie Stadt Erfurt

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Landeshauptstadt Erfurt, Stadtverwaltung - Standesamt

Visiting address
Große Arche 6
99084 Erfurt

99111 Erfurt
0361 655-7651
0361 655-7649
Opening times
Tuesday 09:00 - 12:30 and 14:00 - 18:00 Thursday 09:00 - 12:30 and 14:00 - 16:00 Friday 09:00 - 12:30
Transport connection
3, 4, 6

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