Identity card change due to change of address
If the address noted on the identity card has changed because the holder has moved, he or she must not only register the new residence within one week, but also have the address details on the identity card changed.
Who should I contact?
The responsibility lies with the municipality, the joint municipality and the city to which the holder of the identity card has moved.
Which documents are required?
Identity card for changing the details of the apartment
What are the fees?
There are no fees.
Processing Time: 0 DayAs a rule, immediate processing takes place
Applications / forms
If the identity card holder changes his or her address, he or she may be represented by an authorised person.
What else should I know?
The new residential address is stored on the electronic chip by the competent authority. In addition, an address sticker is attached to the back of the identity card, sealed and provided with a transparent protective film. The new address is then changed both visibly on the document and on the electronic chip.
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of the Interior and Sport
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.