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Apply for a birth certificate for home birth


On the basis of the certification made in the birth register, you can obtain a birth certificate for the home birth on application.

  • in the case of parents who are married to each other
    • Birth certificates
    • Marriage certificate or a certified copy from the marriage register
  • for parents who are not married to each other
    • Birth certificate of the mother
    • if paternity has already been acknowledged:
      • Declarations of acknowledgement of paternity
      • Birth certificate of the father
      • if applicable, the declarations of custody
  • identity card, passport or a recognised passport replacement document of the parents
  • a certificate of birth issued by a doctor or midwife or maternity nurse, provided they were present at the birth.

A marriage certificate must also be submitted if the marriage has been dissolved.

Fees may apply. Please contact the responsible office.

  • Notification of birth: within one week
    • The day of birth shall not be included in the calculation of the notification period.
    • If a child is stillborn or dies in childbirth, the notification must be made no later than the third working day following the birth.
  • Subsequent notification of the name: within one month

The jurisdiction lies with the municipality and the city in whose jurisdiction the child was born. As a rule, this task is incumbent on the registry office.

You will receive the birth certificate upon request.

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Start your request directly online:

Standesamt Magdeburg
Humboldtstraße 11
39112 Magdeburg, Landeshauptstadt
09.00 - 12.00

09.00 - 12.00
14.00 - 17.30
Appointment customers only
09.00 - 12.00
Appointment customers only