Name declaration (marriage, divorce, change of name, child)

Notes on applying for confirmation of German nationality

Name declaration (marriage, divorce, change of name, child)

If you got married and wish to take your spouse's name or if a marriage was dissolved and you wish to change your name back to your name before marriage, a name declaration will be necessary BEFORE applying for the passport.

More information can be found here:

Naming Law and Civil Status Certificates

Naming Law and Civil Status Certificates

Information on name declarations at birth, after marriage or divorce, as well as registering births and marriages.

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