Changes of address can be done in person or via postal application.
Please send/ bring the following documents:
- Your ID card
- Most recent German local authority de-registration form (‘AbmeldebestätigungRecent proof of address in GB (e.g. council tax/ utility bill or bank statement)
- A self-addressed Special Delivery envelope, pre-paid up to 500g (obtainable at any post office), if you wish the passport to be posted to you
- Application form for change of address click here to download it
If you wish to change the address in person you can do so at the Passport and ID card Section of
The Embassy in London
Monday-Friday 8.15am-10.30am and Monday-Thursday 1:45pm-2.30pm (no appointment necessary).
The consulate General in Edinburgh
Monday-Fridayvon 9am-11.30am (no appointment necessary).
A change of address on your ID card is free of charge.
Embassy in London
23 Belgrave Square
Consulate General inEdinburgh
16 Eglinton Crescent