Certificate of Conduct (police record)
Führungszeugnis, © Stephan Jansen/dpa
Do you need a Certificate of Conduct (“Führungszeugnis”) from the Federal Office of Justice (“Bundesamt für Justiz”)?
In the Federal Republic of Germany, all police records are filed at the Federal Central Criminal Register, the so-called “Bundeszentralregister” (BZR).
If you wish to apply for a certificate of conduct (“Führungszeugnis”), please read the information and download the application form on the website of the Federal Office of Justice (available in English).
Your signature on the application can be notarized by a notary public, a German Honorary Consul Our Honorary Consuls - Federal Foreign Office (diplo.de) or at this embassy Book an appointment - Auswärtiges Amt (diplo.de)