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Schleswig-Holstein

Certificate of miscarriage

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Upon request, the competent registry office will issue a certificate of notification of miscarriage.

Miscarriage is the body fruit that has shown no signs of life (heartbeat, pulsating umbilical cord, lung breathing) when separated from the womb, weighed less than 500 grams and did not reach the 24 week of pregnancy.

On request, the registry office can issue the complainant with a certificate in accordance with § 31 PStV on the notification of a miscarriage.


Process flow

On request, the registry office can issue the complainant with a certificate in accordance with § 31 PStV about the miscarriage.

The notification must be made orally or in writing.

For the complete notification, a certificate of miscarriage issued by a doctor or midwife or obstetrician is required.

An identity card, passport or other recognized passport replacement document of the parents.

An indication of the intended surname and first name of the child.

On the basis of the information, the registry office issues the certificate.

Who should I contact?
  • Registry office of the municipal, administrative or municipal administration in whose area of responsibility the miscarriage took place.
Competent authority
  • Registry office of the municipal, administrative or municipal administration in whose area of responsibility the miscarriage took place.
Requirements

There was a miscarriage, this was reported to the responsible registry office with the necessary documents.

The notification is only possible if you would have been entitled to personal care at the time of the live birth of the child, i.e. You were married to each other as parents at the time of birth or unmarried as parents before the birth of the child. If both do not apply, the right to apply lies solely with you as the mother.

Which documents are required?
  • A certificate of miscarriage issued by a doctor or midwife or obstetrician
  • An identity card, passport or other recognized passport replacement document of the parents
  • An indication of the child's surname and first name
  • Mother's passport
  • If applicable, certificate of burial of the miscarriage
What are the fees?
  • There may be costs for issuing a certificate of miscarriage.
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
  • as a rule, there are no significant deadlines, as this is a matter of coping with grief of the persons concerned. Since there is no notarization and the certificate has no legal effects, the deadlines for reporting a live birth are not considered here, e.B.
Processing duration
  • usually immediate issuance.
Legal basis
  • §31 paragraph 2 sentence 4 PStV
Appeal
  • Contradiction
  • Appeal
  • Declaratory proceedings administrative court action
Applications / forms

None

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by
  • Senator for the Interior, Department 23 – Civil Status Law, of the State of Bremen
Professionally released on

09.10.2020

Process flow

On request, the registry office can issue the complainant with a certificate in accordance with § 31 PStV about the miscarriage.

The notification must be made orally or in writing.

For the complete notification, a certificate of miscarriage issued by a doctor or midwife or obstetrician is required.

An identity card, passport or other recognized passport replacement document of the parents.

An indication of the intended surname and first name of the child.

On the basis of the information, the registry office issues the certificate.

Who should I contact?

  • Registry office of the municipal, administrative or municipal administration in whose area of responsibility the miscarriage took place.

Competent authority

  • Registry office of the municipal, administrative or municipal administration in whose area of responsibility the miscarriage took place.

Requirements

There was a miscarriage, this was reported to the responsible registry office with the necessary documents.

The notification is only possible if you would have been entitled to personal care at the time of the live birth of the child, i.e. You were married to each other as parents at the time of birth or unmarried as parents before the birth of the child. If both do not apply, the right to apply lies solely with you as the mother.

Which documents are required?

  • A certificate of miscarriage issued by a doctor or midwife or obstetrician
  • An identity card, passport or other recognized passport replacement document of the parents
  • An indication of the child's surname and first name
  • Mother's passport
  • If applicable, certificate of burial of the miscarriage

What are the fees?

  • There may be costs for issuing a certificate of miscarriage.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

  • as a rule, there are no significant deadlines, as this is a matter of coping with grief of the persons concerned. Since there is no notarization and the certificate has no legal effects, the deadlines for reporting a live birth are not considered here, e.B.

Processing duration

  • usually immediate issuance.

Legal basis

  • §31 paragraph 2 sentence 4 PStV

Appeal

  • Contradiction
  • Appeal
  • Declaratory proceedings administrative court action

Applications / forms

None

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

  • Senator for the Interior, Department 23 – Civil Status Law, of the State of Bremen

Professionally released on

09.10.2020

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