Certificates

The public authorities can issue a range of certificates. For example, registry offices issue birth, marriage and death certificates from the civil status register.

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Access to information in accordance with the Thuringian Transparency Act in connection with use of the Thuringian Transparency Portal

Any natural person or legal entity under private law (e.g., an association or a limited liability company) has the right to access official information held by public authorities and institutions of the State of Thuringia in accordance with the Thuringian Transparency Act.

Age and marriage anniversaries

From the 60th marriage anniversary or the 100th age anniversary, you can receive congratulations from the Prime Minister of Thuringia.

Annulment of marriage

If you think that your marriage is not legal, you can apply for annulment of your marriage.

Apply for a certificate of inheritance limited to a single person

If you are the sole heir, you often need a certificate of inheritance as proof of your inheritance rights. You can have this limited to the estate in Germany if estate items are located both in Germany and abroad.

Apply for a community minimum inheritance certificate

In the event of an inheritance, you can apply for a joint minimum certificate of inheritance as a co-heir.

Apply for a joint certificate of inheritance

In the event of an inheritance, you can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance as a co-heir.

Apply for a joint certificate of inheritance limited in subject matter

The probate court may also issue a so-called joint certificate of inheritance for several heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance. The scope of this certificate may be restricted if parts of the estate are located abroad.

Apply for a joint certificate of partial inheritance

In the event of an inheritance, you can apply for a joint partial inheritance certificate as a co-heir.

Apply for a single certificate of inheritance based on a will

If you have accepted your inheritance, you often need proof of your inheritance status. If you are the sole heir under a will or inheritance contract, you can apply for a sole heir certificate.

Apply for birth certificate in case of birth abroad or in a former German territory

If you need proof of birth from the former German territories or from the consular and colonial registers, you can apply for a birth certificate. You can obtain this from the registry office I in Berlin.

Apply for falconer hunting license

If you want to hunt with birds of prey (Beizjagd), you need a falconer hunting license issued in Germany.

Apply for green weapon possession card for individual person

If you, as an individual, wish to acquire and possess weapons and/or ammunition requiring a permit, you must apply for a permit from the relevant weapons authority.

Apply for permission to permanently transfer firearms or ammunition into, through or out of the Federal Republic of Germany

Do you want to permanently export weapons or ammunition from Germany to other countries, permanently import them into Germany or transport them through Germany? Then you need a permit.

Apply for permission to purchase with an existing green firearms possession card for individual persons

If you already have a firearms possession card (WBK) and wish to purchase another firearm requiring a permit, you must apply for the permit from the relevant firearms authority (pre-entry).

Apply for red gun permit for gun or ammunition collector

If you wish to collect weapons and/or ammunition, you must apply for a permit from the relevant weapons authority.

Apply for renewal of the permit to bring weapons or ammunition into or through the federal territory.

If you wish to continue to carry a firearm or ammunition into or through federal territory, you may apply for an extension of your permit.

Apply for single certificate of inheritance due to legal succession

If you are the sole heir according to legal succession, you can apply for a sole heir certificate at the probate court to prove your status as heir.

Certify declaration of custody

If the parents are not married to each other at the time of the child's birth, they are entitled to joint parental custody if they make a declaration of custody.

Collection of a sole inheritance certificate

If it subsequently transpires that the heir shown on the certificate of inheritance is not the true heir, the certificate of inheritance will be revoked by the probate court.

Death abroad Notarization of deaths on sea-going vessels

You can apply for the subsequent certification of a death on a foreign sea-going vessel in a German death register at the competent German registry office.

Have birth abroad retroactively certified

If you or your child were born abroad, it may be useful to have your birth recorded in the German birth register.

Honors for lifesavers

Here you can get information about the award for lifesavers.

Apply for a joint certificate of inheritance according to intestate succession

The probate court may also issue a so-called joint certificate of inheritance for several heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance.

Apply for a joint certificate of inheritance limited to a specific object

In the case of a joint inheritance, you can apply for a joint certificate of partial inheritance as a co-heir. This can be limited in terms of subject matter if parts of the estate are located abroad.

Apply for a residence certificate under a treaty for the avoidance of double taxation

If you, as a taxable (legal) entity, generate foreign income from a country with which an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation exists, a certificate of residence may be required for submission to a foreign tax authority. may be required.

Apply for hunting license

Anyone wishing to hunt needs a hunting license issued in Germany.

Apply for phytosanitary certificates for export to third countries

You want to export plants to a third country? You need a phytosanitary certificate/ pre-export certificate for this?

Apply for yellow weapon possession card for sport shooters

If you want to acquire and possess weapons and/or ammunition as a sport shooter, you must apply for a permit from the responsible weapons authority.

Applying for a fishing license

In order to fish, you must apply for and obtain a fishing license in Thuringia. The application is processed by the responsible municipality.

Certificate of good conduct

If you need a certificate of good conduct, then you can submit an application and have it issued.

Certificate of good conduct - extended

If you need an extended certificate of good conduct, it will be issued to you upon request or sent directly to an authority for submission.

Change first name

You can apply for the change of your first name at the competent administrative authority if there is an important reason.

Change surname of a child by naming

If your spouse is not a parent of your child and you want him or her to have your married name, you can change the child's name.

Change surname of a child by single custodial parent

You can have your child's name changed to the other parent's surname.

Change surname of spouses

If you marry or are already in a marriage, you can determine a common family name.

Change surname of the child by declaration of affiliation

If your name has changed, then you can also have the name of your child over 5 years old changed by declaration of affiliation.

Change surnames of expellees, late repatriates, their spouses or descendants

As a displaced person or late repatriate or their spouse or descendants, you have various options for changing your name(s).

Change surnames of registered civil partners

If you live in a registered civil partnership, you can determine a common name (civil partnership name).

Civil partnership certificate issuance

You can obtain your civil partnership certificate from the registry office in whose area the civil partnership was established.

Collecting orders and decorations

Orders and decorations and the corresponding ribbons may only be handed over after presentation of a proper certificate of ownership. The Thuringian State Administration Office...

Collection of a joint certificate of inheritance

If it subsequently transpires that the heirs shown on the certificate of inheritance are not the real heirs, the certificate of inheritance may be revoked.

Create consent form for minors travelling without guardians

For minors travelling abroad unaccompanied by their parents, a declaration of consent from the parents is recommended.

Death abroad Notarization

You can have a death abroad subsequently entered in the German death register.

Death abroad Notarization of Germans without domestic residence

If a German citizen dies abroad without residing in Germany, you can have the death subsequently certified at the competent German registry office under certain conditions.

Exclude inheritance

If you have become an heir, you must decide whether to accept or disclaim the inheritance. You can declare the disclaimer of the inheritance to the probate court.

First names change order

If you have more than one first name, you can have their order changed by making a declaration.

Have birth abroad retroactively certified

Were you, your child or another close family member in the ascending or descending line of descent born abroad? Then you can have the birth subsequently certified in the birth register at the registry office responsible for you.

Have hunting license replaced due to loss

If your hunting license is lost, you can get a replacement document.

Honorary sponsorship by the Federal President

Upon request, the Federal President shall assume honorary sponsorship if, at the time of application, there are at least seven living children, including the godchild, who are...

Hunting license - apply for a day hunting license for the first time

If you wish to hunt, you can obtain a day hunting license from the competent authority under certain conditions.

Hunting license - apply for annual hunting license for the first time

If you wish to hunt, you can obtain an annual hunting license from the competent authority under certain conditions.

Hunting license - have a day hunting license renewed

If the validity of your hunting license expires or has already expired and you wish to continue hunting, you must have it renewed.

Hunting license - reapply for annual hunting license after confiscation

If your hunting license has been revoked by the issuing authority, you may reapply for it after the specified period of ineligibility has expired.

Hunting license - reapply for day hunting license after confiscation

If your hunting license has been revoked by the issuing authority, you may reapply for it after the specified period of ineligibility has expired.

Information from the population register: requesting a self-disclosure from the population register

The information includes: the data stored about you in the civil register, the recipients of regular data transfers, as well as the purposes and legal basis of the storage...

Inheritance contract

In addition to drawing up a will, there are also cases in which it is better to conclude a contract of inheritance. You can also determine the transfer of your assets in an...

Issuance of a certificate of marriageability for German citizens with residence, or habitual abode abroad.

The Certificate of Marriage Ability is issued when it is required for marriage abroad.

It is issued for German citizens with residence or habitual abode abroad, by the registry office 1 in Berlin.

Issue a SEPA direct debit mandate for the municipality

With a SEPA direct debit mandate, you allow your municipality to debit money from your bank account. This allows you to pay fees or bills cashlessly, conveniently and always on time.

Issue certificate of inheritance

Here you will find information on how to apply for a certificate of inheritance.

Issue certificate of marriageability

If you wish to marry abroad, then you may need a certificate of marriageability. You must apply for this at the registry office

Issue fishing permits - Information

Holders of fishing rights (authorized fishermen), for example owners of a body of water, can issue fishing permits to individuals or corporations. The lower fishing authority can set the maximum number and limit the fishing permit.

Issue registration confirmation

If you register your residence at the municipal administration, then you will receive a registration confirmation.

Mortuary passport - exhibition

If you need a mortuary passport, then you can apply for its issuance at the competent authority.

Municipal honors

If you have rendered outstanding services to a municipality/municipality, then you can be honored by it with an award.

Name declaration of spouses without domestic marriage or marriage registration

If you are married, you may be able to arrange your name by declaration before a German registry office even after you have married abroad.

Notarize the disclaimer of the inheritance

If you do not wish to accept an inheritance, you must disclaim it. You can have the disclaimer drawn up and certified by a notary public and submit it to the probate court.

Obtain a certificate for carrying narcotics when traveling abroad

As a patient, you may export or import narcotics prescribed by your doctor in the appropriate quantity for the duration of your trip as travel supplies. When traveling for up to...

Obtain information from the civil register

If you are looking for a person, then you can apply for the issuance of a registration register information at the competent registration office of the place of residence of the person you are looking for.

Possession of weapons as a result of inheritance Request permission

If you inherit firearms or ammunition and wish to keep them, you must apply for a firearms permit.

Pre-registration office

The Preliminary Registration Office supports temporary soldiers (SAZ 12) in their recruitment into the civil service. It records the reserved positions under the Soldiers'...

Printout from the birth register

You do not have your birth certificate, but you need it, for example, for a marriage or for another official act? Then you can request a printout from the birth register.

Problems with offices and institutions

Many people are afraid of dealing with authorities and institutions. They often come into contact with notices, are dissatisfied or cannot find their way around the "jungle of...

Public law change of the family name

If a change of the family name is not possible according to the civil-legal requirements, the change of the family name can be applied for at the responsible administrative authority (municipality) if there is an important reason.

Redetermine surname of the child

If you do not share joint custody of a child until after the birth, you can redetermine the child's family name.

Register marriage

If you wish to marry in a German registry office, you must register the marriage beforehand at the registry office of your place of residence. When registering the marriage, the marriage requirements are checked.

Request birth certificate

You do not have your birth certificate, but you need it, for example, for a marriage or for another official act? Then you can apply for the issuance of a birth certificate.

Request death certificate of a relative

In the event of death, you as the relatives of the deceased can apply for a death certificate.

Request extended information from the civil register

If you can show that you have a justified interest in receiving information, the competent authority may issue you with an extended registration register information.

Request extension of the certificate of international mediation procedure

The validity of the certificate of international mediation may be extended by 1 year upon request.

Request marriage certificate

Do you need a marriage certificate? You must apply for this at the competent office.

Request multilingual birth certificate

If you need proof of birth for submission to foreign agencies, you can apply for a multilingual birth certificate.

Requesting information from the civil register - to parties and groups of voters

As a party or voter group, do you need information from the population register? You have the option of applying to the registration office for group information from the population register.

Requesting information from the population register for groups

You would like to receive information about several persons (group information)? Then this must be in the public interest.

Requesting information from the population register for housing providers

As the owner of a dwelling, you can obtain information from the population register about the persons living in your dwelling if you can demonstrate a legal interest.

Resume family name after dissolution of marriage or civil partnership

If your marriage or civil partnership is dissolved, you can change your family name.

Show birth of child on German sea vessel

If a child is born during a voyage on a German seagoing vessel, the registry office I in Berlin records the birth in its birth register. The skipper of the ship records the birth and forwards it to the registry office I in Berlin.

Show home birth

You must register the home birth of a child at the registry office of the place of birth.

simple information from the civil register - request

Are you looking for a person and would like to know their surname, first name or current address? Then you can request a simple information from the civil register.

Weapons possession card as an expert or expert permit application

If you are an expert in firearms or ammunition and want to own or acquire them, you need a permit to do so.

Withdrawal/return of a disposition of property upon death from special official custody

Here you can withdraw a disposition of property upon death (e.g. a will or an inheritance contract) from special official custody.

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