Photo ID for EEA or Swiss nationals - application

German Version

General information

Holders of a confirmation of residence ("Anmeldebescheinigung") or a confirmation of permanent residence ("Bescheinigung des Daueraufenthaltes") can apply for a "Photo ID for EEA nationals" ("Lichtbildausweis für EWR-BürgerInnen"). It is considered an official identity card and is valid for five years.

Data protection

For information on data protection and your data protection rights as an individual please visit: Data Protection Notice (German)

Requirements

Anmeldebescheinigung (German)

Deadlines

The "Photo ID for EEA nationals" is valid for five years. An application may be filed at any time, even after the previous one has expired.

Contact

Immigration authority (MA 35)
Fachbereich Einwanderung Referat 5.0 - Außenstelle

Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 8 am to 12 noon, Thursday from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm.
Good Friday, 24 and 31 December from 8 am to 11 am. Closed on public holidays.
Office hours: Monday to Friday from 7.30 am to 3.30 pm, Thursday from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm
Good Friday, 24 and 31 December from 7.30 am to 12 noon. Closed on public holidays.
Please note: There is a reduced service on Thursday afternoons. Please expect longer waiting times.

Documents required

  • Valid identity card or passport
  • Current biometric passport photo
  • Confirmation of registration ("Anmeldebescheinigung") or confirmation of permanent residence ("Bescheinigung des Daueraufenthaltes")

Fees

EUR 56
You will receive the photo ID after payment of the fee. You may pay these fees in cash or electronically by credit or cash card.

For any questions regarding payment, please contact the competent accounting department (Buchhaltungsabteilung 40) (German) of Municipal Department 6.

Form

Further information

None

Contact for this page:
Public Relations (Municipal Department 35)
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