Authentication of signatures / Bremerhaven Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.
The certification of signatures is for a specific purpose. In case of doubt, it will be checked whether certification is permitted according to the relevant regulations. Signatures may only be certified for the purpose of presentation to German offices or authorities:
Identity card or passport
Important: This is a service provided by a local authority. Therefore, you can only visit an office that is located in your place of residence.
Signatures for other purposes (e.g. for submission to a foreign authority) and blank signatures are certified by a notary public.
The signature must be provided in person during the processing under the accompanying text.