Dog ownership, re-registration

A dog has to be re-registered when moving within Hamburg. If you move to Hamburg from outside of Germany, it is a dog registration (see link).

Important notes

Documents required

Identity card or passport with the last confirmation of registration.

Please note

The dog can also be re-registered in writing if copies of the required documents are attached.


Within two weeks of the change occurring.

Legal notes

Legal basis

Hamburg Law on Keeping and Leading Dogs - (Dog Law - Dog Act)

§ 13 Notification and Notification Obligations

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