Certificate of miscarriage Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

If your child was stillborn and it is a miscarriage, you can report the birth to the registry office in whose area of responsibility the miscarriage took place. On request, the registry office will issue a certificate of this.

Upon request, the competent registry office will issue a certificate of notification of miscarriage.

Miscarriage is the body fruit that has shown no signs of life (heartbeat, pulsating umbilical cord, lung breathing) when separated from the womb, weighed less than 500 grams and did not reach the 24 week of pregnancy.

On request, the registry office can issue the applicant with a certificate in accordance with § 31 PStV on the notification of a miscarriage.

  • A certificate of miscarriage issued by a doctor or midwife or obstetrician
  • An identity card, passport or other recognized passport replacement document of the parents
  • An indication of the child's surname and first name
  • Mother's passport
  • If applicable, certificate of burial of the miscarriage

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Preconditions

There was a miscarriage, this was reported to the responsible registry office with the necessary documents.

The notification is only possible if you would have been entitled to personal care at the time of the live birth of the child, i.e. You were married to each other as parents at the time of birth or unmarried as parents before the birth of the child. If both do not apply, the right to apply lies solely with you as the mother.

  • §31 paragraph 2 sentence 4 PStV

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  • Section 31 paragraph 2 sentence 4 Civil status law (PSfV)

On request, the registry office can issue the applicant with a certificate in accordance with § 31 PStV about the miscarriage.

The notification must be made orally or in writing.

For the complete notification, a certificate of miscarriage issued by a doctor or midwife or obstetrician is required.

An identity card, passport or other recognized passport replacement document of the parents.

An indication of the intended surname and first name of the child.

On the basis of the information, the registry office issues the certificate.

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Last update or date of publication
04.11.2020