This is the English translation of the Anmeldung form. The files are at the bottom of the page. You can find the original document on Berlin.de.

To register an address in Berlin, you must fill this form, and bring it to any Bürgeramt. Appmeldung, sorted.berlin and Amty can also also help you fill this form.

If you have never registered an address before, see How to do your Anmeldung in Berlin.

How to fill this form

  • Tagesstempel: leave this field empty
  • Amtl. Vermerke: leave this field empty
  • Gemeindekennzahl (left column)
    • Die neue Wohnung ist: This column contains information about your new residence
      • Check alleinige Wohnung if this will be your only residence
      • Check Hauptwohnung if you will have multiple residences, and this will be your main residence
      • Check Nebenwohnung if you will have multiple residences, and this will be a secondary residence
    • Tag des Einzugs: Enter your move-in date. If you already moved in, you can write a past date. Use the DD.MM.YYYY date format.
    • Postleitzahl, Gemeinde, Ortsteil: The postal code, municipality and region of your new residence. For example, "10115 Berlin Mitte".
    • Straße, Hausnummer, Zusätze: The street, house number and door number of your new residence. For example, "Chausseestraße 123, #23". If the landlord does not want to put your name on the mailbox, you must add "c/o" to your address1.
  • Gemeindekennzahl (right column): This column contains information about your previous residence
    • Die (letzte) bisherige Wohnung (im Inland) war:
      • Check alleinige Wohnung if your last residence in Germany was your only residence
      • Check Hauptwohnung if you will have multiple residences, and your last residence in Germany was your main residence
      • Check Nebenwohnung if you will have multiple residences, and your last residence in Germany was your secondary residence
    • Tag des Auszugs: Enter the move-out date for your previous residence. If you already moved out, you can write a past date. Use the DD.MM.YYYY date format.
    • Postleitzahl, Gemeinde, Ortsteil: The postal code, municipality and region of your previous residence. For example, "10115 Berlin Mitte".
    • Straße, Hausnummer, Zusätze: The street, house number and door number of your previous residence. For example, "Chausseestraße 123, #23"
  • Wird die bisherige Wohnung beibehalten?
    • Check Nein if you will not keep your previous residence.
    • Check Ja, und zwar als if you will keep your previous residence
    • Check Hauptwohnung if your previous residence will be your main residence
    • Check Nebenwohnung if your previous residence will be your secondary residence
  • Haben die unten aufgeführten Personen noch weitere Wohnungen in Deutschland?
    • Check Nein if you do not have any other residences than the ones listed above.
    • Check Ja if you have other residences than the ones listed above. If you check this box, you must also fill an extra form. You can find the extra form here.
  • Section 1 and section 2: These sections contain information about the people who are registering their address. If you register more than two people, you must fill an extra form. You can find the extra form here.
    • Familienname, ggf. Doktorgrad, Passname: Your last name, doctoral degrees (e.g. "PhD")
    • Vornamen: Your first name. If you have multiple first names, underline the name you want to be called.
    • Geburtsname: Your birth name
    • Geschlecht: Your gender. Enter "männlich" for male, and "weiblich" for female.
    • Tag, Ort, Land der Geburt: Your date, place and country of birth. For example, "23.10.1955, Montreal, Canada". Use the DD.MM.YYYY date format.
    • Religionsgesellschaft: Enter the religious community you are part of. This information is used to collect the church tax.
    • Staatsangehörigkeiten: Your nationality. For example, "Frankreich" or "Französisch". You can enter multiple nationalities.
    • Ordens- Künstlername: Religious name, artist's name or pseudonym. You can leave this field empty.
  • Familienstand: Your civil status. Here are some of the options:
    • Single: Ledig
    • Married: Verheiratet
    • Widowed: Verwitwet
    • Civil union: in eingetragener Lebenspartnerschaft
  • Dokumente: During your Anmeldung appointment, you need to show an ID document. People usually bring their passport. In this section, you describe the ID documents you will use.
    • Art: The type of document. If you use your passport, write "RP". If you use another type of personal ID, write "PA". If you use a children's passport, write "KP".
    • Name, Vorname: The last name and the first name of the person this document belongs to.
    • Ausstellungsbehörde: The authority that issued this document. For example, "Kanada Botschaft, Berlin".
    • Seriennummer: The serial number of the ID document. For example, your passport number.
    • Datum: The date the document was issued on. Use the DD.MM.YYYY date format.
    • Gültig bis: The date of expiration of the document. Use the DD.MM.YYYY date format.
  • Datum, Unterschrift [...]: The date, and your signature. Use the DD.MM.YYYY date format.