Citizenship

Please note that for all legal and consular matters (incl. passport, ID Card and Visa applications, citizenship matters, family law matters (registration of marriage, name declaration, acknowledgement of divorce), certifications (of signatures, fotocopies, good conduct) you have to make an appointment through the 

Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office:

To avoid appointments in wrong categories, be advised to schedule an appointment on a PC and not by smartphone or tablet.

Please submit applications of the following categories via mail:

  • Application to retain the German citizenship
  • Application for naturalization according to Article 116
     par. 2 of the Basic Law
  • Family matters, i.e. registration of birth, marriage, name
     declarations, acknowledgment of divorce

Please do not call to ask for the current status of your matter, especially with regard to passport and visa inquiries. We will inform you as soon as your document is ready for pick-up or we will send it to you upon agreement.

Thank you for your understanding.