Everyone living in Germany is required to register their address within two weeks after moving in if you will stay in Germany for more than three months.
Please note: This does not apply if you are only staying temporarily with friends or “living” in a hostel.
You will register your residence in the registration office of your current/new place of residence respectively.
For your registration you will need:
- your passport,
- the rental agreement for your new apartment and
- a confirmation of your landlord or landlady Wohnungsgeberbestätigung
Confirmation of Registration (Meldebescheinigung)
You will receive a confirmation of registration from the citizen service center which you need for your residence permit or to open a German bank account.