Certificate of good conduct easy issuance
Not all entries in the central register are included in a certificate of good conduct. Decisive for the content is the type of certificate of good conduct:
- for private purposes (document type N)
- for submission to an authority (document type O)
Up to the age of 17, the legal representative may also apply for the issue. The application cannot be made by a third party. The application is received by the competent authority and forwarded to the Federal Central Register for issuance.
The certificate of good conduct for private purposes (document type N) is sent directly to the applicant's home by post.
The certificate of good conduct for submission to an authority (document type O) is sent directly to the authority indicated by the applicant with reference to the intended use. The applicant may request that the certificate of good conduct first be sent to a district court for inspection for submission to an authority, provided that it contains entries.
Who should I contact?
The responsibility lies with the municipality, the Joint Community and the city.
- Completion of the age of 14
Which documents are required?
- Identity card or passport as proof of identity
- For regulatory purposes:
- Address of the authority and indication of the purpose or business reference
What are the fees?
Fee: 13,00 EURPayment in advance: No
Processing Time: 14 Days
What else should I know?
Since 01.09.2014 it is possible to apply for a simple certificate of good conduct online . To do this, you need an electronic identity card with an activated PIN as proof of identity and a reader to read the ID card data.
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of the Interior and Sport
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.