Change of address on German ID cards


Changes of address can be done only via postal application.

At present changing your address in your ID Card is only possible 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

A change of address on your ID card is free of charge.

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