City Registration Office / Foreigners' Office

All residents in Germany are required by law to register at the registration office of the town they move to within two weeks after arrival.

City Services Ulm

Stadt Ulm (Bürgerdienste)
Olgastraße 66
89073 Ulm

City registration: Meldewesen

Residency permit: Ausländerbehörde Ulm

Students who live in Ulm must register at the Stadt Ulm Bürgerdienste.

Students coming from non-EU countries have to show their temporary visa and apply for an electronic residence permit (eAT) after completing their city registration; both procedures can be done at the Stadt Ulm Bürgerdienste, however, separate appointments and documents are needed.

City Services Neu-Ulm

Bürgerbüro der Stadt Neu-Ulm
Petrusplatz 15
89231 Neu-Ulm

City registration: Bürgerbüro

Landratsamt Neu-Ulm
Kantstraße 8
89231 Neu-Ulm

Residency Permit: Landratsamt

Students who live in Neu-Ulm have to register at the Bürgerbüro.

Non-EU citizens must register at the Bürgerbüro and apply for an electronic residence permit (eAT) at the Landratsamt.

Living outside of Ulm/Neu-Ulm

Register at the city hall of the city you live in and ask there for the procedure. You can also check the information on the webpage of your city.

Documents for city registration

  • Valid identity card (EU-citizens) / passport (non-EU-citizens)
  • Confirmation of residency from your landlord (Wohnungsgeberbestätigung)
  • In addition, non-EU members need to present their temporary visa and apply for an electronic residence permit (elektronischer Aufenthaltstitel, eAT)

When you return to your home country, you have to unregister at the same office you registered at upon your arrival in Ulm/Neu-Ulm. You can unregister one week before you move out at the earliest and you will need your ID card/passport and the Wohnungsgeberbestätigung confirming your move. Even if you move within Ulm/Neu- Ulm, you have to present the Wohnungsgeberbestätigung about your move to your new place of residence to the Bürgerdienste/Bürgerbüro in Ulm or Neu-Ulm (this is called an Ummeldung).