Registration Office (Einwohnermeldeamt)

Municipal Office (Bürgeramt) Dessau

Register with Dessau’s Municipal Office at the latest 2 weeks after arriving. You are legally required to report your new place of residence to the city of Dessau.

Please also note that since 1 November 2015, when registering you will also have to submit the “certificate from the landlord” (Wohnungsgeberbescheinigung).

Municipal Office (Bürgeramt)
Zerbster Str. 4
City Hall, Ground floor
06844 Dessau

Opening hours:

Mo 8:00–16:00
Tu 8:00–18:00
We 8:00–12:00
Th 8:00–18:00
Fr 8:00–12:00
Sa 8:00–12:00 *

* the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month

Telephone: +49 (0)340 / 204-1031, -1331
Email: ordungsamt(at)

Documents you will have to provide:

  • valid passport / national ID from an EU country
  • student ID or letter of admission from Anhalt University
  • rental agreement (with your name as the tenant)
  • certificate from landlord (filled out by landlord)