Wohnsitz ummelden (Alleinige, Haupt- oder Nebenwohnung) / Bremerhaven Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

The change of registration must take place within two weeks after moving into the (new) apartment at the citizens' offices. An adult family member can re-register the entire family.

The change of registration can be made by mail. Then a copy of the identity card is required.

The change of registration via Internet is not possible.

From 01.01.2017 a second home tax must be paid for a secondary residence in Bremerhaven.

  • Proof of identity,

    e.g.: identity card or (child) passport

  • Form: Registration with a registration office,

    Available at the registration office or for download under "Forms".

  • Form: Confirmation of accommodation provider,

    Available at the registration office or for download under "Forms".


  • From the age of 16, no signature of the legal guardian is required
  • Vehicle documents must also be changed
  • Driving licences will not be changed.

  • Neues Melderecht ab 01.11.2015

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