Birth certificate issuance multilingual

A multilingual birth certificate is required for proof abroad. The document shall be valid in all States which have subscribed to the Convention of 8 September 1976 on the issue of multilingual extracts from civil status registers.

Identity card or passport (if ordered in writing: certified copy) in the case of application / collection by representative: written power of attorney of the authorized person, his identity card (original or certified copy) and his own identity card where appropriate, credibility of the legal interest


Preconditions
The personal data of the civil status registers are subject to data protection. Multilingual register extracts, as well as certified register printouts and civil status certificates, can therefore only be issued. for persons to whom the entry refers as well as their spouses Life partner (within the meaning of the LPartG), ancestors and descendants (such as children and grandchildren), Siblings, if they credibly demonstrate a legitimate interest. Other persons, including closer relatives such as aunts and uncles, only receive a document if they can credibly demonstrate a legal interest (examples: letter from the probate court, court judgment or enforceable title). Applicants must be at least 16 years old.

Hints
Procedure personal application: Visit the registry office that certified the birth. For legitimation, present your identity card or passport. As a rule, you pay the fee in advance when applying at the registry office. A person of your trust can order and pick up the certificate for you, your representative will present your own identity card or passport in addition to a written power of attorney. Application by post or fax: Send an informal letter to the responsible registry office with the request to issue you with an international birth certificate. Depending on the offer of the city or municipality, you will also find application forms on the Internet. Your letter must contain the following information: Surname, first name Date and place of birth Surname, first name of the parents if known: registry office and notarization number Enclose a certified copy of your identity card or passport with the letter. By sending the certificate, you will receive a fee notice.
personal application: Visit the registry office that certified the birth. For legitimation, present your identity card or passport. As a rule, you pay the fee in advance when applying at the registry office. A person of your trust can order and pick up the certificate for you, your representative will present your own identity card or passport in addition to a written power of attorney and your identity card or passport or a certified copy thereof. Application by post or fax: Send an informal letter to the responsible registry office with the request to issue you with a multilingual birth certificate. Depending on the offer of the city or municipality, you will also find application forms on the Internet. Your letter must contain the following information: Surname, first name Date and place of birth Surname, first name of the parents if known: registry office and notarization number Enclose a certified copy of your identity card or passport with the letter. By sending the certificate, you will receive a fee notice.

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07.02.2019