Engagement in prostitution/sex work - Renew registration certificate am Standort Probea Berlin - Rathaus Schöneberg

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  • Bezirksamt Tempelhof-Schöneberg
  • Probea Berlin - Rathaus Schöneberg
  • Freiherr-vom-Stein-Straße 1 10825 Berlin
  • Mailing address
    Rathaus Schöneberg - Probea Berlin, 10820 Berlin
  • Tel.: (030) 90277-3317
  • Fax: -
  • This facility is wheelchair accessible.
  • Handicapped parking space available.
  • A wheelchair-accessible elevator is available.
  • A WC fully accessible to wheelchairs is available.
Explanation of symbols

A ground-level access is only possible via the entrance Freiherr-vom-Stein-Str. Elevators are available. Toilettes according to DIN 18024 are available. Disabled parking is available. For hearing-impaired people mobile ring loops can be offered.

Opening hours

  • Monday

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      Telephone consultationhours 13:00 to 16:00 Uhr
  • Tuesday

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      Telephone consultationhours 09:00 to 16:00 Uhr
  • Wednesday

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      Telephone consultationhours 09:00 to 16:00 Uhr
  • Thursday

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      Telephone consultationhours 09:00 to 16:00 Uhr
  • Friday

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      Telephone consultationhours 09:00 to 13:00 Uhr


  • Rathaus Schöneberg: M46, M43, 143
  • Schöneberg: S1, S41, S42, S46, S47. Then take bus M46 or M43 to the bus stop Rathaus Schöneberg; alternatively 10 min. walk
  • Rathaus Schöneberg: U4 line Bayerischer Platz: U7 line with 7 min. walk

Information on the address of this location

You will find us in our new consulting rooms on the 3rd floor of the Rathaus Schöneberg - rooms 3085 to 3088.

The easiest way to reach us is via the side entrance (portal 2) in Freiherr-vom-Stein-Straße. Take the elevator to the third floor and walk through the left aisle to the end.

Additional information

Please contact us by phone to arrange appointments for the information and counseling meeting according to § 3 - 9 ProstSchG and for the issuance or extension of registration certificates. Upon request, you will receive an official confirmation for the appointment from us.

  • If you are unable to reach us by telephone, please send us an e-mail with your telephone number. We will call you back as soon as possible.

Before registering with Probea Berlin, you must take a health consultation. Appointments for health consultation can be arranged by phone. The contact details and the telephone number of the Berlin center for health consultation according to §10 ProstSchG can be found under “More Information”.

Appointments can also be made to deregister the activity. However, the personal data collected in connection with the registration will also be automatically deleted three months after expiry of the validity of the registration certificate in accordance with Section 34 (3) ProstSchG. We would like to point out that deregistration from the tax office is your own responsibility. No confirmation from Probea Berlin is required for the de-registration at the tax office.

Payment options

  • Payment is not provided


Engagement in prostitution/sex work - Renew registration certificate

On July 1, 2017, the Prostitute Protection Act (ProstSchG) came into force. Since then, persons engaged in sex work in Germany are obliged to register their activity with the responsible authority. The registration and alias certificates are valid for a limited period of time. If the engagement in sex work is continued after the expiry of the validity period, an extension must be applied for::

  • for persons between 18 and 21 years after one year.
  • for persons older than 21 years, after two years.

Information on the validity of your current registration certificate can be found directly on the registration certificate in the field "Gültig bis/Date of Expiry".


  • Legal majority
    The sex worker must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Information for pregnant individuals
    The registration certificate may not be issued if the person is an expectant mother in the last six weeks before delivery at the time of registration.
  • Appearance in person
  • Health couseling
    You must have attended a counseling session at the Berlin Center for Health Counseling in accordance with §10 ProstSchG. A certificate was issued to you about this. The corresponding website, including all contact details for making an appointment, can be found under "More information".

Documents required

  • Valid identity document
    Identity card, passport, passport substitute or identity card substitute containing a photograph.

    If you are a foreign national and not entitled to freedom of movement, you must provide documents (German residence permit) that show that you have permission to take up employment or self-employed activities in Germany.
  • Proof of the continuous participation in the health counselling according to § 10 ProstSchG
    Sex workers aged 21 and over:
    Evidence of health consultations held at least once a year.
    Sex worker under the age of 21:
    Evidence of health consultations at least every six months.
  • Registration certificate (Meldebescheinigung) / delivery address as an alternative
    Current registration certificate / registration confirmation of residence or main residence, or if you do not have a permanent residence in Germany, proof of a delivery address.

    Important notice: to specify a delivery address, you must authorize the person who is to receive your mail at the delivery address to do so in writing. A form is available for this purpose (see chapter Forms).
  • Photo
    A recent passport photograph is required for the issuance of the registration certificate(s). The photo should be 45 millimeters high and 35 millimeters wide.



Average time to process request

Usually immediately

Hinweise zur Zuständigkeit

The registration authority Probea Berlin at the Tempelhof-Schöneberg district office is responsible for the renewal of a registration certificate in Berlin.


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