Branch office in the Bramfeld residents' office

Tax identification number, notification (tax offices)

With the introduction of the tax identification number (IdNr), the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Federal Government want to simplify the taxation process and reduce bureaucracy.

Important notes


  • A domestically registered resident

Documents required


Please note

The local tax offices cannot issue tax identification numbers and cannot influence the allocation process of the Federal Central Tax Office.
The registration offices are responsible for changing the civil status data in the registration register (e.g. marriage, birth).



Procedure & Fees


  • The identification number (IdNr) will be sent to you automatically by letter from the BZSt after your birth or when you move to Germany from abroad for the first time, as soon as the registration authority has sent the required data to the BZSt.

Processing time

It may take up to 4 weeks for your IdNo to be communicated.

When registering for the first time in Germany or after birth, shipping can take 4-8 weeks.

If it has not been sent after 3 months, it is also advisable to submit a written application to the BZSt, stating the required data.



Legal notes

Legal remedies


Legal basis

§§ 139a and 139b tax code.

Service description

You can see the personal tax identification number (IdNr) in the following documents:

  • Income tax notice
  • Income tax certificate
  • Information letter from the tax office about the electronic wage tax deduction features (sent in October/November 2011)
If your ID number cannot be found, you can request it again using an input form from the Federal Central Tax Office (see links).

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Address and contact information


Branch office in the Bramfeld residents' office
of the Oberalster tax office
Herthastraße 20 22179 Hamburg

Opening hours

Mon - Tue 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Thurs 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed on Wednesdays and Fridays

Facility info

Mensch in einem Rollstuhl Accessible

Applies only to the customer center: Speed Capture Terminal: For independent capture of biometric data (photo, signature, fingerprints). If you use it, you don't have to bring a photo with you. Cost: 6 euros

Note refers to the information and acceptance point of the Oberalster tax office - Bramfeld branch : A common mailbox for everyone in Herthastr. 20 resident authorities is in the entrance area of the building Herthastr. 20 available and accessible during the opening hours of the building. Placing applications in this mailbox does not lead to compliance with the deadline, as this mailbox is emptied by the customer center, which is not the competent authority. To meet the deadline, please use the mailbox of the Oberalster tax office on Nordkanalstr. 22, 20097 Hamburg.

Public transport

Buses 8/17/173/118/37 Bramfelder Dorfplatz (Heukoppel), buses 8/17/118/173/37 Herthastraße

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