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Residence certificate

General information

The residence certificate is a certification of the personal data of a resident with indication of the marital status. These certificates are required, e.g. before marriage for submission to the registry Office.


The requests for a residence certificate must be made in person. The residence of the applicant must be within the jurisdiction of the municipality.

Legal bases

  • German Federal Citizens´ Registration Act (Bundesmeldegesetz, BMG)
  • Saxon Administrative Costs Act (Sächsisches Verwaltungskostengesetz, SächsVwKG)
  • Saxon cost index

Necessary documents

Federal identity card or passport

Processing time

Immediately in situ


8.20 Euro