Identity card - change due to change of address Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.
For example, if your address has changed due to a move, you will need to have your ID card changed accordingly. The competent authority shall change the address on the identity card by pasting a sticker with the new address on the back of the document. It also changes the address stored on the electronic storage and processing medium.
Existing identity card
Further information on the identity card can be found on the website of the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI).
The legal bases can be found here:
- Section 19 Ordinance on Identity Cards and Electronic Proof of Identity (ID Card Ordinance - PAuswV) - Amendment of address
- Section 5 (2) No. 9 PAuswG Registration Address
- Section 27 (1) No. 1 Act on Identity Cards and Electronic Proof of Identity (ID Card Act - PAuswG) - Obligations of the card holder