How do I get a German ID Card?

How do I get a German ID Card?

German ID cards can only be applied for in person at the Embassy or at a Consulate General, after scheduling an appointment. Applicants under 16 years of age must be accompanied by both parents or their guardian(s). Please bring the application form and all required supporting documentation to the appointment.

Can foreigners get German ID Card?

All German nationals up to the age of 16 have to apply for an personal identity card. Children and younger people can get an ID card without the eID function. Since 1 September 2011 foreigners, living permanently in Germany, are using the electronic residence permit ( eAT ) to identify themselves.

Where is my German ID number?

The Steueridentifikationsnummer is your unique, permanent tax identification number. Every German resident has one. The tax office (Finanzamt) uses this number to identify you. It has the format “12 345 678 901”.

How much does ID cost in Germany?

Identity Card Fee

Identity Card Fee Fee in Euros
Identity Card until the age of 24 valid for 6 years 52.80
Identity Card 24 years and older valid for 10 years 67.00
First time activation of eID function or after turning 16 years free of charge
Deactivation of eID function free of charge

How do I get a residence certificate in Germany?

You will receive your registration certificate when you register at your local citizens’ office (B├╝rgeramt). Anyone who will be staying in Germany for longer than three months is legally obliged to register at their address within 14 days of moving in.

Can you hold 2 passports in Germany?

In principle, Germany does not allow dual citizenship. However, the German nationality law was recently changed to allow more people to qualify for dual citizenship.

How do I get a German blue card?

What are the requirements to receive an EU Blue Card?

  1. You have a German degree, a recognised foreign higher education degree or you have a foreign higher education degree that is comparable to a German one.
  2. You already have a concrete job offer from a company in Germany.

Can I have dual British and German citizenship?

Do people with dual nationality have to opt for one citizenship? The United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU and the end of the transition period do not affect your existing German citizenship. If, on that date, you already held dual nationality, you do not have to decide between German and British citizenship.

Does German citizenship expire?

If you willingly apply for a foreign citizenship and obtain it, your German citizenship is automatically lost. If you obtain a foreign citizenship without an application for naturalization, you remain a German citizen.

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