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The birth of a child must be reported to the registry office responsible for the place of birth.

If the child is born in a hospital or other facility where obstetric care is provided, the notification of birth is handled by this facility.

In the case of a home birth, the birth must be reported in person by a custodial parent to the registry office within one week. If the parents are prevented from reporting the birth, the birth must be reported by another person who was present at the birth.

The birth of a child must be reported to the registry office in whose jurisdiction it was born. In the case of births in maternity clinics, the notification shall be made by them.

The following persons are obliged to report a birth in the following order:

  • each parent of the child, if he or she is entitled to custody,
  • any other person who was present at the birth or who has knowledge of the birth.
  • In the case of births in hospitals or other institutions where obstetric care is provided.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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