pass_klPut your name here, your address there, then sign on the dotted line... If you want to be able to watch TV in your new home, make a phone call, turn on the heating or the lights, you have to fill in lots of forms.
The trip to the Einwohnermeldeamt – Residents Registration Office – should be one of the first things you do.
North Rhine-Westphalian law says you must notify the authorities within a week of moving to a new district.
Anyway you won’t feel like a real Düsseldorf citizen until it says so in your resident’s permit, will you?

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