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Department of the Interior and Sport, Office for Migration

Authentication of signatures from public officials or for German authorities abroad

Authentication of signatures from public officials or for German authorities abroad


Sole responsibility:

Department of Interior and Sport
Office for migration
M25- subject area certification matters
Hammer Street 30-34
22041 Hamburg

Important notes

Prerequisites

  • Signature confirmation is intended for submission to a German authority (e.g. German embassy in Russia) abroad or comes from an official of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (FHH).

Documents required

Due to our current hygiene regulations, only individuals should audition for the booked appointment.

Bring along:

  • Federal identity card or passport
  • You are a public official or the form from the German embassy must be available.
  • Fee 5 € / EC card payment possible

Please note

Signature confirmation will only:

  • for officials
  • or issued by a private person if the confirmation of signature is intended for a German authority abroad (e.g. German Embassy in Bern).

Deadlines

Please inform the office where your document should be presented.




Deadlines are not known to us here!

Procedure & Fees

Procedure

  1. You have booked an appointment.
  2. Your identity card or passport is in the original.
  3. The signer must be present in person, as the signing must be secured on site in person.
  4. Official confirmation of signature is issued with earmarking (e.g. only for the German Embassy in Bern) or you are an official.
  5. Fee per signature confirmation is to be paid on site.
  6. Receipt of the signature confirmation.

Processing time

Process will be carried out on the date!

Fees


  • Fee €5 per signature confirmation

Payment methods available

  • Girocard
  • Bill
  • Cash payment

Payment information

Payment by invoice / notification of fees is only possible if the application is sent by post.

Service description

Appointment for one person only!

Authentication of signatures from public officials or for German authorities abroad

  1. Signatures can only be certified if they are intended for submission to a German authority (e.g. German Embassy in Russia) abroad or if they come from an official of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (FHH).
  2. Personal appointment is required!
  3. Bring your federal identity card or passport with you
  4. Fee 5 € (from 01.01.2023 plus 19% VAT)

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Address and contact information

Address

Department of the Interior and Sport, Office for Migration
M 251
Hammer Straße 30-34 22041 Hamburg

Opening hours

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m., Mon + Thu 1.15 p.m.-3.30 p.m. An appointment is required.

Facility info

Mensch in einem Rollstuhl Accessible

Public transport

U1 / S1 / S11 / buses X35 / 213/261 Wandsbeker Chaussee, bus 116 Hammer Straße

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