In order to slow down any further spread of the coronavirus, please note that advance registration by e-mail is obligatory for people visiting the immigration authority. You can reach employees of the immigration authority by phone 06221 58-17520 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions and requests can be submitted via e-mail, by post or can be placed in our home mail box. Thank you for your understanding.
Your team of the immigration authority
The Ministry of the Interior, for Construction and Homeland informs about the consequences of a regulated brexit here
The foreigners’ authority (Ausländerbehörde) will inform british citizens and their families, who live in Heidelberg, about any required measures concerninig their residence permit on their german website. A registration at the foreigners' authority is not required.
How to find us
Visit us at the "Landfriedkomplex", Bergheimer Straße 147, in front of the restaurant "Moe`s Roadhouse". The entrance is situated on the right next to the glass front building.
New in Heidelberg?
Welcome Home! This is your Heidelberg-Handbook (1.452 MB)
Guide to the Health Care System for Migrants
Find your way around the complicated German health care system, despite possible language barriers, with useful pointers and information about counselling services. You can download the brochure here or get it from the City's Administration Offices or the Public Health Office, Kurfürsten-Anlage 38-40.
English version (1.014 MB)
Turkish version (1.113 MB)
Arabic version (890.5 KB)
Help for new arrivals
Heidelberg is popular among residents both old and new. Of its 160,000 residents – who come from 160 different countries – 56,000 have a migration background, some of them receiving an official “certificate of naturalization” from the city. By clicking on the links below you can access a wide range of information about moving to Germany and Heidelberg. If you have questions or need more personalized advice, the administrative offices (Bürgerämter) in the various districts of the city are there to help.