Resident register, extended information from the resident register

An extended information from the register of residents is used for submission to an authority or for lawyers.

As part of an extended information from the register of residents, you will receive information about
  • previous names,
  • Date and place of birth and, if born abroad, also the country,
  • the marital status, limited to the information whether married or in a civil partnership or not,
  • current nationalities,
  • previous addresses, move-in and move-out dates,
  • Family name and first name as well as address of the legal representative,
  • Family name and first name as well as address of the spouse or partner,
  • Date and place of death and, in the case of death abroad, also the state.
  • First and last name of the person you are looking for
  • previous address or date of birth,
  • Possibly a copy of the enforcement order (for information to lawyers).


  • Legitimate interest must be made credible (proof required).
    The term "legitimate interest" includes any legal, economic or non-material interest that is to be recognized as worthy of protection.
  • Information on the person sought in order to be able to clearly identify them.
  • There is no block of information entered in the register of residents and there are no indications that the person (s) sought or any other person could endanger interests worthy of protection as a result of the provision of information.


  • 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 45 of the Federal Registration Act (BMG)
  • No. 45 General Administrative Regulations for the Implementation of the Federal Registration Act (BMGVwV)

Related Links

  • Reporting matters
  • Resident register, simple information from the resident register for private individuals
  • Registration register, information for data before 1987 (registration archive)
  • Customer centers Hamburg - overview
The application for an extended information from the register (e.g. date of death) can be made on site at the customer center, by e-mail, fax or post.
The requesting person / office will always receive the answer by post.

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