Frequently I see panicked posts from other expats. They are frantically looking for an Anmeldung Termin (registration appointment).
HELP! I need an appointment for a burgeramt asap, please!
What is an Anmeldung?
The Anmeldung is a necessary – and usually pain-free – step to getting settled in Germany. It is required of everyone who lives in Germany, both citizens and foreign residents. This requires a stop at your friendly (just kidding – rarely are office workers in Germany friendly) Bürgeramt or Rathaus (note that in Munich this is done at the Kreisverwaltungsreferat or KVR). Continue reading