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International Office

Responsible Authorities

Important advice for new incoming students!!!

Registry Office

Students from EU-countries only register at the Citizens Registration Office.

The Registry Office is responsible for registration with the police authorities in Chemnitz. New international students moving to Chemnitz have to register his/ her place of residence within 14 days after his/ her arrival. After the completion of the study, international students also need to cancel their registration.

Documents required:
  • valid passport
  • lease contract



Düsseldorfer Platz 1

09111 Chemnitz

Phone +49 (0)371/115
E-Mail: meldebehoerde@stadt-chemnitz.de
Web: Registration in City of Chemnitz


Office hours:

Monday 08.30 am - 12.00 pm
Tuesday   08.30 am - 06.00 pm
Wednesday closed
Thursday 08.30 am - 06.00 pm
Friday 08.30 am - 12.00 pm
Saturday 09.00 am - 13.00 pm

Residence Permit (application at Foreigners' Registration Office)

Appointments only by arrangement. You can post the applications or use the provided letterboxes at the Foreigner's Registration Office (please see the information sheet).

The residence permit costs 110 Euro and is usually granted for one year. Foreign students have to extend it in time, which costs 80 Euro.

Contact Person:
Düsseldorfer Platz 1
09111 Chemnitz
phone: +49 (0)371 488 3371
Email: auslaenderbehoerde@stadt-chemnitz.de

Documents required for application:
  • Completed application form
  • Copy of passport: personal data page and visa
  • Certificate of enrolment at university
  • Copy of tenancy agreement