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Change of address on German ID cards

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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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