District courts, land registry

Important notes


Who can inspect or receive copies?
Although it is a public register, it is not readily available for inspection. To protect the owner, one may only inspect the land register if there is a legitimate interest.
can take a look, for example

  • the owner of the property or
  • a creditor wishing to pursue foreclosure (proof required).
As a prospective buyer, you should have the owner confirm in writing for submission to the land registry that the owner agrees to the inspection by the prospective buyer.

Anyone who has the right to inspect can also request a copy of the land register (subject to a fee).

The application must be made in writing only. The application must always be in writing.

Documents required

The following are particularly important and must therefore be submitted:

  • Identity card or passport with registration certificate
  • if you are not the owner yourself:
    Power of attorney or lease or other proof of authorization to inspect / receive a copy
  • optional: delimitation and sheet number (e.g. Kirchwerder, sheet 1111)

Please note

Written inquiries can only be made by post or fax. Processing by email is not possible.

The indication of the sheet name and marking is helpful for quick information.

Procedure & Fees


The application must be made in writing only. It is possible to fill out this application on site.


Particularly important and therefore to be brought with you:

- Single extract 10 EUR,

- certified (official) extract EUR 20.

In the case of written orders, payment against invoice is possible.

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