Application for a death certificate in the event of a death on a German seagoing vessel

You can apply to the registry office I in Berlin for the issuance of a death certificate for a death that occurred on a German seagoing vessel.

The request for a death certificate at the registry office I in Berlin is possible in the online procedure.

Related Links

  • Online application death certificate

Preconditions

  • the prior re-registration of the death in abroad in a German death register.
  • you can apply for a death certificate:
    • Spouse and civil partner of the deceased person
    • Ancestors and descendants of the deceased person (e.B. child, grandchild)
    • deceased person's siblings, if you have a legitimate interest, or
    • other persons if they have a legal interest
  • Applicants must be over 16 years of age.

Related Links

  • Section 61 et seq. Of civil status law (PStG)
  • Section 55 Civil Status Act (PStG)
  • Section 37 Civil Status Act (PStG)

Responsible for the content
Lower Saxony Ministry of Home Affairs and Sport

Last update or date of publication
07.10.2020