Change of address in European Union passports

Wohnortänderung im Reisepass

Change of address in European Union passports

Changes of address can be done in person or via postal application. Please send/ bring the following documents: 

  • Your passport
  • Most recent German local authority de-registration form (‘Abmeldebestätigung’ - only applicable, if the last place of residence was in Germany or if a German place of residence is shown in the passport
  • Recent proof of address in GB (e.g. council tax/ utility bill or bank statement)
  • A self-addressed Special Delivery envelope, pre-paid up to 500g (obtainable at any post office), if you wish the passport to be posted to you
  • Application form for change of address (click here to download)

If you wish to change your address in person you can do so at the relevant mission, depending on your place of residence ( see map)

Embassy London

Monday-Friday from 08:15am - 10:45am and Monday-Thursday from 1:15pm - 14:30pm (no appointment necessary).

Consulate General Edinburgh

Montag-Freitag from 09:00-11:30 (no appointment necessary).

Changes of address are free of charge.

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Embassy London

23 Belgrave Square



Consulate General Edinburgh

16 Eglinton Crescent


EH12  5DG