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You enter your place of residence or the place where you want to contact the administration or use the location sensing.


In the second step, you choose which information you really need.

Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Apply for extended population register information


In order to obtain extended information about individual specific persons, you must credibly demonstrate a legitimate interest in doing so.

You will receive information about surname, first name, doctoral degree, current addresses and, if the person has died, the reference to it.

In addition, you will receive information about previous names, date and place of birth and, in the case of birth abroad, also the state, marital status, limited to the indication of whether married or in a civil partnership or not, current nationalities, previous addresses, date of move-in and move-out, surname and first name as well as address of the legal representative, surname and first name as well as address of the spouse or partner, Date and place of death as well as in case of death abroad also the state.

The registration authority shall immediately inform the data subject, stating his or her name as the inquirer, of the provision of the extended population register information. You can prevent this if you credibly demonstrate a legal interest to the registration authority that the data subject cannot be informed. A special reason is the assertion of legal claims

You must be able to credibly demonstrate a legitimate interest in providing information.

  • The concept of legitimate interest here includes any interest of a legal, economic or even immaterial nature that can be recognised as worthy of protection.
  • The person you are looking for is clearly identified by your details.
  • There is no information block entered in the population register and there are no indications that the person(s) sought or another person may pose a risk to interests worthy of protection as a result of the provision of information.
  • Application for information on the population register

Fees vary from place to place.

Contact the registration office of the person you are looking for.

Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI), Unit VII2

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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