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Please make an appointment for the registry office and naturalizations by phone or email to standesamthofheimde. Office hours are Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, Tuesday additionally from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and by appointment.

All opening hours mentioned do not apply on public holidays in Hesse.

Registration (notarization) of a birth

The birth of a child must be registered in person by one of the parents at the registry office in the place of birth within one week.

As a rule, the following documents must be submitted to certify the birth:

  • The certificate of the midwife or doctor who was present at the birth

If you are married:

  • Original proof of marriage - marriage certificate
  • Birth certificates of both parents
  • Informal declaration by the parents regarding the child's first name and surname
  • Identity card or passport of both parents

If you are not married to each other

  • the birth certificates of both parents
  • Proof of the mother's marital status (certificate of residence from the registration office)
  • the certificate of recognition of paternity (with the mother's declaration of consent), if this was recognized before the birth
  • informal declaration by the parents on the child's first name and surname
  • the identity cards (passports) of both parents
  • Should the child be given the father's surname? Name assignment at the registry office or declaration of custody at the youth welfare office
Translated with Deepl 09. April 2024