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As an adult you have to pay a radio licence fee for your apartment. Note: If another person already pays a radio licence fee for your apartment, you are exempt from paying it. For citizens, the changeover of contributions will be largely automatic as of 01.04.2015.

Preconditions
You are 18 years or older You do not yet pay a radio licence fee for your apartment or another person does not yet pay a radio licence fee for your apartment

Hints
You can find further explanations regarding the radio contribution in the joint offer of ARD, ZDF and Deutschlandradio. Notes (special features) Special regulations apply to companies, institutions and self-employed persons. Author SWR Technically released by SWR Competent authority ARD ZDF Deutschlandradio contribution service 50656 Cologne Phone: +49 1806 999-555 10 (20 cents/min. from a German landline, 60 cents/call from a German mobile network) Fax: +49 1806 999-555 01 (20 cents/min. from a German landline, 60 cents/call from a German mobile network)
You must register your apartment with the relevant office. All you have to do is write an informal letter to the responsible office or use the online registration on the Internet.