Identity card Issuance for the first time

Every German is required to provide an identity card from the age of 16, provided that he/she is registered in Germany.

the current identity card or valid (child) passport or birth certificate in the case of children under 16 years of age, the consent (declaration) of the legal guardians in the case of only one legal guardian, the proof of custody a passport photo suitable for biometry (after the photo sample board)

Germans within the meaning of Art. 116 sec. 1 Of the Basic Law (GG)
Information on the new identity card