Divorce Abroad/Recognition of Foreign Divorce Orders

Acknowledgement of Foreign Divorce Orders

A divorce abroad is not automatically recognized by the German authorities. The citizen service ("Bürgerservice") answers your questions regading foreign divorce orders on the webpage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Acknowledgement of Divorce

In addition, the webpage of the Senate Office for Justice Berlin contains further information in this regard.

Information by the Senate Office for Justice Berlin (in German)