Postal address verification

Document requirements

A document for address verification should be issued within the last 6 months, it should contain your full last, fist and middle name as well as your postal address.

Documents, accepted for address verification

Utility bill

Provide a scan or photograph of one of the following utility bills for verification::

  • Maintenance bill
  • Gas bill
  • Electricity bill
  • Landline phone bill

Bank statement

Apply to your bank personally, get a bank statement on paper and provide copy of this document for address verification. Bank statement from credit cards are not accepted for address verification.

Document, issued by the government or other competent institutions

For verification of your residence address you can provide a document, issued by local authorities, government and other competent institutions.

For example, Meldebescheinigung for residents of BRD , Austria , Switzerland and Luxemburg .

Tax document

If you got any document from the tax office, which contains your address and full name, provide a copy of this document.

Passport page with information about your place of residence

If your passport has a page that shows your place of residence, you can use a scan (photo) of this page to confirm your address.

See also in German