For fast processing, you can conveniently use the online procedure at the Federal Office of Justice. There you will find all further information and also the "Online application for certificate of good conduct". You will find the link to the online application under "Further information" - "Online service" - "Online application for certificate of good conduct". It is no longer necessary to visit the Bürgeramt.
All you need for the online application is your ID card with the online ID function activated and a smartphone with the ID card app2. The online service guides you step by step through the application process. In just a few steps, you have applied for your certificate of good conduct quickly and securely. The certificate of good conduct will be sent to you by mail from the Federal Office of Justice.
If you have not yet activated a PIN for your digital ID card, please use the procedure on the website of the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Home Affairs. You will find the link under "Further information" - Online service" - "Order PIN reset letter".