Birth certificate exhibition multilingual

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

Identity card or passport (if ordered in writing: certified copy) in the case of application / collection by representatives: written authorisation of the entitled person, his/her identity card (original or certified copy) and his own identity card where appropriate, credibleing the legal interest


Preconditions
The personal data of the civil status registers are subject to data protection. Multilingual register extracts can therefore only be issued, as can certified register printouts and civil status certificates for people to which the entry refers as well as their Spouses life partner (in the sense of the LPartG), ancestors and descendants (such as children and grandchildren), siblings if they have a legitimate interest. Other persons, including close relatives such as aunts and uncles, will only receive a document if they can establish a legal interest (examples: letter from the probate court, court ruling or enforceable title). Applicant must be at least 16 years old.

Hints
Procedure personal application: Visit the registry office that certified the birth. To legitimize, present your identity card or passport. You usually pay the fee in advance when applying to the registry office. A person of your trust can order and collect the certificate for you, your representative will present your own identity card or passport in addition to a written authorisation. Request by post or fax: Send an informal letter to the competent registry office asking you 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 include the following information: Name, First Name Date and place of birth Name, first name of parents if known: registry office and certificate number Attach a certified copy of your identity card or passport to the letter. By sending the certificate, you will receive a fee notice.
personal application: Visit the registry office that certified the birth. To legitimise, present your identity card or passport. You usually pay the fee in advance when applying to the registry office. A person of your trust may order and collect the certificate for you, your representative will present your own identity card or passport in addition to a written authorisation and your identity card or passport or a certified copy thereof. Request by post or fax: Send an informal letter to the competent registry office asking you to issue 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 include the following information: Name, First Name Date and place of birth Name, first name of parents if known: registry office and certificate number Attach a certified copy of your identity card or passport to the letter. By sending the certificate, you will receive a fee notice.

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07.02.2019