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Rahlstedt Residents' Affairs

Simple registration certificate, issue


Detailed description

Upon request, Hamburg Service will issue you with a written registration certificate. The simple registration certificate contains the following data:

  • Family name,
  • earlier names,
  • first names,
  • doctoral degree,
  • religious name, stage name,
  • Date and place of birth and, in the case of birth abroad, also the country,
  • current addresses, marked according to main and secondary residence.




Appearance in person is required. However, an authorized person can represent the applicant and apply for the registration certificate on his / her behalf.

Documents required

  • ID card or passport
  • For authorized persons: written application, personal ID or passport and ID or passport of the principal (copy possible)

Please note

  • Children of legal age: Parents require a power of attorney from adult family members in order to receive the confirmation of registration.
  • Students: need the registration certificate to present to the university.
  • Foreigners: need the confirmation of registration as proof of the registration address (permanent place of residence) because no address is entered in the passport.
  • If necessary, to submit for the pension insurance (the purpose is noted on it).
  • Other: for submission to authorities such as the housing office, social welfare office, immigration office, etc. to clarify local responsibility.

Only data from 1987 onwards is available at the Hamburg Service locations. For data prior to 1987, the registration register of the Central Registration Office is responsible.




You can make an appointment online or by phone.
The certificate will be processed and issued immediately after the application has been submitted.

Processing time

about 5 minutes


13 EUR

Payment methods available

  • Girocard
  • Cash payment

Legal basis

  • § 18 (1) Federal Registration Act (BMG)

Address and contact information

Rahlstedt Residents' Affairs

You can make an appointment online or by phone.

Mon-Fri 7am-7pm, visits are only possible by appointment. You can book an appointment online ( or by phone at 040 115.

On Friday, July 19, 2024, all locations for resident affairs will only be open until 2 p.m.
Please note that the collection of identification documents that have already been requested will only be possible until 2 p.m. on this day.

If you would like to apply for an identity card, passport or children's passport, you can use an existing self-recording terminal (speed capture terminal) in the customer center to capture the necessary biometric data (digital photo, signature, fingerprints).
Please allow a few minutes more time before your appointment to collect your data.
Note: You will not receive a printout of the digital photo.
There is no need to bring a passport photo with you when using the self-registration terminal.
Use costs 6 euros.
Please speak to the clerk afterwards.

The existing self-recording terminal (Speed Capture Terminal) cannot be used for fishing licenses and driver's license applications. Please bring a passport photo (biometric) with you for these services.

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Last updated: 18.07.2024