New Citizens - Stadt Oldenburg
New Citizens

Dear New Citizens! Welcome to Oldenburg!

Residents of Bloherfelde celebrate together. Picture: City of Oldenburg
Picture: City of Oldenburg

We are very pleased that you have chosen Oldenburg as your new home. If you click the menu items on the left-hand side you will find a host of information and tips which will make it easier for you to settle into our beautiful city.

The link to the Citizens' Office » of the City Administration ("Bürgerbüro") includes legal information on registering as a resident. Please note that you must register at the Citizens' Office within one week of your arrival.

The link to the Foreign Residents' Office » ("Ausländerbüro") contains information on legal regulations and nationality questions which are relevant for foreign residents.

You can also obtain advice and support outside the Foreign Residents' Office:

One central focus of local politics is the integration of foreign residents in Oldenburg. For this reason the Integration Office » is assigned directly to the office of the Lord Mayor.

Around 6 percent of people with different nationalities live in Oldenburg. Citizens work together on intercultural projects and cultural events. Please click on the link to have a look at the intercultural life in Oldenburg » 

We wish you a successful start in your new homeland!