Simple registration information for private individuals

Answering inquiries about the names and addresses of clearly identified persons.

A simple information from the register of residents contains:

  • First and last names,
  • Doctoral degree,
  • the current or last Hamburg address.
  • whether deceased

Online information is also possible, but only upon presentation of ID in a Hamburg resident customer center and registration.

  • First and last name of the person you are looking for
  • previous address or date of birth


Specific information about the person sought is required; the person must be clearly identifiable.


Each inquiring person / body must indicate whether the inquiry is used for private or commercial purposes.

In addition, information is only possible if the person / entity making the request declares that the data will not be used for advertising or address trading purposes.

If the person or body making the request requests the data for commercial use, the exact purpose of the request must be stated and the information from the register must then only be used for this purpose.

Section 44 of the Federal Registration Act (BMG) number 44 General administrative regulations for the implementation of the Federal Registration Act (BMGVwV)

Related Links

  • HamburgService - Online Services - Registration Information
  • Registration register, simple registration information for lawyers or companies
  • Resident register, extended information from the resident register
  • Registration register, information for data before 1987 (registration archive)
  • HamburgService - Online Services - Registration
  • Customer centers Hamburg - overview
  • Resident register, simple information from the resident register - application
You can apply for simple registration information (e.g. new address) on site at the customer center, by e-mail, fax or by post. In any case, the requesting person/office will receive the answer by post.

Due to contact restrictions and distance rules, this service is currently only offered in writing.

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