Certificate of good conduct; application for an extended certificate of good conduct
If you require an extended certificate of good conduct for official or private purposes, you can apply for this at the local authority responsible for you or via the online portal of the Federal Office of Justice.
- Completion of the 14th year of age
- Written request to submit an extended certificate of good conduct or, in the case of self-employed persons, the certificate of the person making the application
Written request to submit an extended certificate of good conduct or, in the case of self-employed persons, the certificate of the person submitting the application.
when applying in person: presentation of passport or identity card
for electronic applications: ID card, eID card with domestic address or electronic residence permit with activated online ID function in each case
Exemption from fees: In the case of indigence (e.g. receipt of citizen's allowance, social assistance, child supplement according to § 6a of the Federal Child Benefit Act, BAföG or benefits according to the Asylum Seekers Benefits Act), the Federal Office of Justice can reduce the fee or waive the collection of costs upon application. If a certificate of good conduct is required for the exercise of voluntary care (§ 19 Para. 1, § 21 BtOG) or voluntary work that is carried out for a non-profit organization, for a public authority or as part of one of the services listed in § 32 Para. 4 No. 2 letter d EStG, there is no fee.
If the application is submitted electronically, proof of the existence of a reason for the fee exemption must be provided electronically.
Links to more information
Responsible for editing:Bayerisches Staatsministerium des Innern, für Sport und Integration
- Online transactions, Bavaria-wide
- Online transactions, locally limited
- Form, Bavaria-wide
- Form, locally limited
- Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide
- Legal bases, Bavaria-wide
- Legal bases, locally limited
- Fees, Bavaria-wide
- Fees, locally limited