Residence permit for a foreign child born in Germany - Issuance at the location Berlin Immigration Office, Friedrich-Krause-Ufer
Current information on this location
- Please note the information about service at our locations from May 31st on our website.
Changes in opening hours
To further contain the corona infection services will continue to take place in principle only by appointment.
Information for customers with an appointment
We ask for your understanding for the following hygiene precautions:
- Entering our service building is only permitted with masks of the standards KN95 / N95 or FFP2.
- We can’t serve you if you are displaying symptoms of infection.
- Please note: Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, access to our office buildings is limited only to customers with personal appointments. We kindly ask you – if possible – to come without accompanying persons to the appointment.
You can pay in cash or with a debit card (Girocard) (with PIN) at this location.
Photo booth and copier (charge) are located at the cashier (house A, first floor).
Residence permit for a foreign child born in Germany - Issuance
Initial issuance of a residence permit for a foreign child
- born in Germany and
- where at least one parent holds a valid residence title
A personal interview is required
The interview should, if possible, take place by appointment.
Ex officio - Issuance at a Citizens Registration Office (Bürgeramt)
Both parents (in the case of shared parental responsibility) or the parent with sole parental responsibility are in possession of a valid residence title when the child is born.
The residence title (residence permit, EU Blue Card, settlement permit, EC long-term residence permit, right of residence or unlimited residence permit) of the parents or parent must have been issued by the Berlin Immigration Office.
The residence permit for the child can then be issued by every Civil Office (Bürgeramt) in Berlin.
On application - Issuance at the Berlin Immigration Office
Only one parent (in the case of joint parental responsibility) is in possession of a valid residence title when the child is born (see above).
Application for a residence permit for the child must then be made to the Berlin Immigration Office.
Birth in Germany
The child must have been born in the Federal territory and registered in Berlin together with the parents or the parent with rights of custody.
The child's passport
The child must either possess its own valid passport or be registered in the passport of a parent.
1 current biometric photo
35mm x 45mm, frontal shot with neutral facial expression and closed mouth, looking straight into the camera, light background
- Certificate of birth
- Passports of the parents
- 50.00 euros
- For a child with Turkish citizenship: 22.80 euros
- Free of charge: when presenting current proof of receiving benefits according to SGB II, SGB XII or the Asylum Seekers Benefits Act
Average time to process request
You can generally have this service carried out at any Berlin Citizens Registration Office (Bürgeramt), as long as the following requirements are met:
- Both parents (in the case of shared parental responsibility) or the parent with sole right of custody are in possession of a valid residence title when the child is born.
- The residence title (residence permit, EU Blue Card, settlement permit, EC long-term residence permit, right of residence or unlimited residence permit) of the parents or parent must have been issued by the Berlin Immigration Office.
Landesamt für Einwanderung (LEA)
Berlin Immigration Office, Friedrich-Krause-Ufer
Explanation of symbols
Elevators in the houses A and C
S-Bahn S 41/42 (Westhafen)
U-Bahn U 9 (Amrumer Str.)
Bus 123, 142, M27