Immigration Office of the City of Hannover
Foreigners' Registration Office and Department of Citizenship
Latest information (17th August 2020)
Due to the corona pandemic and current protective regulations, we are unfortunately only able to open to a limited number of customers at the moment. You can currently be served on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m., Thursdays from 1 p.m. Please note that due to the extremely high demand and the restrictions in force, it is possible that you can not be served on the first try/day of appearance. We do our very best to expand our capacities.
About the immigration office
The immigration office of the city of Hannover decides on applications for right of residence and gives information on possibilities to stay in Germany.
In order to make the required appointment with us (for all other matters than those listed above), please use the e-mail forms below or phone the team that is responsible for your request. We are available on the phone at these hours (only for scheduling an appointment):
|Monday to Thursday:||8:30 to 16:00 hours|
|Friday:||8:30 to 14:00 hours|
|General Customer Service:||Phone: +49 511 168-32330|
|General Customer Service for EU citizens and their family members, declarations of commitment and visa matters:||Phone: +49 511 168-32338|
|Customer Service for professionals, students and their family members:||Phone: +49 511 168-32337|
|Naturalization and citizenship:||Phone: +49 511 168-46960|
You can also use our online forms to request an appointment:
For one of the following services, please address the Bürgerämter:
- Notification of change of address within Hannover
- Notice of departure
- Registration certificate
- Certificate of good conduct
- Examination certificate
- Application for a driver's license
- Registration of EU-citizens
For information regarding the cessation of the certificate of free movement please click here:
Foreigners who do not reside within the city limits of Hannover have to address the Ausländerbehörde der Region.