Family Matters


Familie© Colourbox

  • I was born in Germany and need to have my birth certificate re-issued. How to go about it?
  • Our child was born in the US and we would like to apply for a German birth certificate for our child. What do we have to do?
  • I want to get married in Germany. Which documents do I need?
  • I got married in the US and want to change my last name in my passport. What do I have to fill out?
  • I have received news from Germany that I have become an heir of an estate. What do I have to do now?

If you have one of these or similar questions regarding family matters, the German missions in the US provide you with more information on the following:

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