Certification & Notarization

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Certification of Signatures, photocopies and notarizations

Information regarding Certification of signatures, photocopies and (formal) notarizations can be found here.

For formal notarizations (e.g. acknowledgement of paternity, application for a certificate of inheritance) please request an appointment by e-mail (through our contact form) and send a print of this request together with supporting documents by regular mail. Please note that any signatures requiring certifications must be signed in front of the consular officer.

Bank Accounts in Germany - Identity Verification

Please note the special regulations for opening of bank accounts and identity check:

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How to book an appointment

Please bring all relevant documents as well as a valid ID with you. 

Any applicable fees can be paid in cash (USD) or by credit card (Master/Visa) in EUR.