Entry & Residence Registration in Hamburg

If you move within Hamburg or from abroad to an apartment in Hamburg, you have to register within two weeks in one of the District Office’s Customer Service Centres (Kundenzentrum) in Hamburg.

Hamburg Welcome Portal – Arrival – Residence – Registration

You can make an appointment online for the registration or re-registration of the residence. The booking of an appointment is sufficient to meet the deadline.

Please submit the following documents:

  • completed and signed registration form
  • confirmation from the landlord “Wohnungsgeberbestätigung”
  • official photo identification (identification card or passport) for every registering person
  • administration fee: 12 Euro

In addition, further documents must be submitted by:

  • Married / Partnered couples:
    • marriage certificate (original)
  • Divorcees:
    • divorce decree (original)
  • Widowed persons:
    • death certificate (original)
  • Holders of an electronic residence permit (eAT):
    • the residence permit

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