Local Authority

Registration office (Einwohnermeldeamt)

Register within two weeks from moving into new place in Köthen.

You are legally bound to register your new address with your local authority.

Please note that since November 1st, 2015 a rental confirmation (Wohnungsgeberbescheinigung) is mandatory to register.  



Wallstraße 1-5

rooms 107-110

06366 Köthen


Office hours:

Monday and Friday 9.00-12.00 hrs

Tuesday 9.00-12.00 and 13.30-18.00 hrs

Thursday 8.00-12.00 and 13.30-17.00 hrs



ph: +49 3496 425 205


Documents you need to show:

  • valid passport
  • student ID or admission letter HS Anhalt
  • rental contract
  • rental confirmation (Wohnungsgeberbescheinigung)

Welcome brochure Köthen:

Köthen town council provides a Welcome Brochure for its inhabitants, which is updated on a regular base.

The brochure is available in German, English and Chinese and packed with useful information and contacts about Köthen.