Issuing a marriage certificate

The registry office issues documents and certified extracts from the marriage registers. On request, civil status certificates shall be granted to persons to which a register entry relates, as well as their spouses, civil partners, ancestors and descendants. Other persons have the right to issue civil status certificates if they can establish a legal interest.

Proof of identity (identity card, passport, or appropriate identity document) for eligibility Proof of legal interest


Various (municipal dependent)

Preconditions
The applicant must be the person to which the register entry relates. Spouses, civil partners, ancestors, descendants or any other person who can make a legal interest credible are also entitled to apply.
Section 61-66 PStG (use) Section 5 (5) PStG (deadlines) Section 48 PStG Section 50 PStG

The applicant person requests the issue of a civil status certificate or certified extract from the register. Spouses, civil partners, ancestors, descendants or any other person who can make a legal interest credible are also entitled to apply. After checking the authorization, the registry office issues the certificate or the certified extract from the register.