Foreigners' Registration Office

For international doctoral candidates, particularly for those from non-EU countries, the Foreigners' Registration Office is the main contact point for all questions on legal residency and for applying for and renewal of residence permits. EU citizens must have their freedom of movement certificate issued here.

Foreigners' Registration Office [de] (German: „Amt für Ausländerangelegenheiten“)
Stadthaus 2
Ludgeriplatz 4
48151 Münster
Tel.: +49 (0)251 492-3636
Fax: +49 (0)251 492-7971


Citizens' Office

The Citizens' Office is the right contact point for registration of residence in Münster, which should be made within seven days after moving here. In addition, the Citizens' Office is in charge of many other areas; an overview is given on the homepage. In addition to the central Citizens' Office, the entire offer of services can be used at nine other locations.

Citizens' Office [de] (German: Amt für Bürgerangelegenheiten)

Bürgerbüro Mitte
Klemensstraße 10
48143 Münster
Tel. : +49 (0) 251 492-3333
Fax.: +49 (0) 251 492-7722


Tax Office

For all questions related to income tax, the tax office is the right contact point.

Central Tax Office [de] (German: Finanzamt)
Münzstraße 10
48143 Münster
Tel.: +49 (0)251 416-0