If you move house within the Federal Republic of Germany, you no longer have to deregister in the municipality from which you are moving - as previously. It is sufficient to register in your new municipality. They will then inform your previous municipality that you have moved house.
The German original version of this text was drafted in close cooperation with the relevant departments. The Innenministerium released it on 16.04.2018. Only the German text is legally binding. The Federal State does not assume any liability for the translated texts.
In cases of doubt or if you have any questions or problems, please contact the relevant authorities directly.
To the procedures and services
- Adressbuch - Eintrag sperren lassen
- Melderegister - Auskunftssperre beantragen
- Meldebescheinigung beantragen
- Melderegister - Auskunft beantragen (einfach)
- Melderegister - Auskunft beantragen (erweitert)
- Melderegister - Gruppenauskunft beantragen
- Melderegister - Übermittlungssperre bei Alters- und Ehejubiläen beantragen
- Melderegisterauskunft - Gruppenauskunft an Parteien oder Wählergruppen erteilen
- Place of residence - notification of change of principal abode
- Deregistration at the Registration Authorities
- Registering (new place of residence)
- Reregistering within the municipality