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Schleswig-Holstein

Display of a birth

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

The birth of a child must be reported to the registry office.

In the case of births in hospitals and other maternity facilities, the obligation to notify is incumbent on the provider of the facility. Otherwise, the following are obliged to register a birth in the following order

  • each parent of the child, if they have custody of the child,
  • any other person who was present at the birth or is aware of the birth from their own knowledge.

The last group of cases includes midwives and doctors in particular.


Who should I contact?

To the registry office of the municipal, district or city administration in whose jurisdiction the child was born.

Which documents are required?

The following documents are required to register the birth of a child:

  • If the child's parents are married: their birth certificates and the marriage certificate or a certified printout from the marriage register
  • If the child's parents are not married to each other: the mother's birth certificate and, if paternity has already been recognized, the declarations of paternity and the father's birth certificate and, if applicable, the declaration of custody,
  • identity card, passport or other passport replacement document of the parents.
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The birth of a child must be reported within one week.

Legal basis
  • §§ Sections 18 ff of the Civil Status Act (PStG)
  • § Section 34 Ordinance on Civil Status (PStV)
Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

To the registry office of the municipal, district or city administration in whose jurisdiction the child was born.

Which documents are required?

The following documents are required to register the birth of a child:

  • If the child's parents are married: their birth certificates and the marriage certificate or a certified printout from the marriage register
  • If the child's parents are not married to each other: the mother's birth certificate and, if paternity has already been recognized, the declarations of paternity and the father's birth certificate and, if applicable, the declaration of custody,
  • identity card, passport or other passport replacement document of the parents.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The birth of a child must be reported within one week.

Legal basis

  • §§ Sections 18 ff of the Civil Status Act (PStG)
  • § Section 34 Ordinance on Civil Status (PStV)

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Personally on site, your responsible offices:

Hansestadt Lübeck - Standesamt - Geburtenregister / Vaterschaftsanerkenntnisse / Kirchenaustritte

Ratzeburger Allee 16
23564 Lübeck, Hansestadt
+49 451 115
info@luebeck.sh-kommunen.de-mail.de
Bushaltestelle Wasserkunst
Linie 1, 4, 6, 9
Zufahrt Edward-Munch-Straße
Number: 10
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Number: 1
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Elevator available, Wheelchair accessible
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