Re-register residence

Service Description

If you move, you must register at your new place of residence. Even if you move within the same city, municipality or administrative community, you must register with the registration office within two weeks of moving into the apartment.n.

For children up to the age of 16, the person into whose home the children are moving must register them. If necessary, the consent of the legal guardian is required.

Late re-registration can be punished with a fine.

special notes for kreisfreie Stadt Erfurt
  • After moving into the apartment by personal appearance within two weeks.
  • Registration before moving in is not possible.
  • A family (spouse, civil partner, children) with the same, previous and future residences can be represented by a registrant. Family members do not include friends, fiancés, or persons living in a common-law relationship.
  • For persons for whom a caretaker or guardian has been appointed, who has the right to determine the place of residence, the caretaker or guardian must perform the obligation to register. The guardian's identity card or the court order must be presented at the registration office.
  • In exceptional cases (e.g. if a personal visit is not possible for health reasons), a change of address or registration can also take place with the presentation of a power of attorney or health care proxy (in the original). In addition, the certificate of residence and the personal documents (ID card or passport, if applicable) of the grantor of the power of attorney and the authorized representative are required.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Landeshauptstadt Erfurt, Stadtverwaltung - Meldeaufgaben

Visiting address
Bürgermeister-Wagner-Straße 1
99084 Erfurt

99111 Erfurt
0361 655-7844
0361 655-6502
Transport connection
52, 61, 155, 234/235


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