Responsible for registering, re-registering or deregistering minors up to the age of 16 is the person whose home the child or young person is moving into. If you are moving with your child, you are responsible for this obligation. If, on the other hand, a child moves into an institution (e.g. a children's home) on their own, then as housing provider, the institution is responsible.
If the whole family moves in together, it is enough for one family member to go to the Citizens' Office – upon presentation of the identification documents and civil status certificates from all family members and the Internal Linkconfirmation from the landlord.
If you move out of your previously shared residence after separating from the other parent with custody of your child, or if your child moves from one parent to the other, you will need the Download Link (German only) to change your primary residence. Alternatively, you can present a written agreement stating your child's primary place of residence or a family court decision on the sole right of residence. Consent to move with child (pdf , 30KB)