Within 14 days after finding permanent accommodation (moving in), you have to register your address at a local residence registration center in Cologne. In case you live in Hürth or Hürth-Efferen, you will have to register in the service center there.
The following documents are required for your registration:
- "Wohnungsgeberbescheinigung" signed by your landlord (Köln) or (Hürth)
- Valid ID or passport with visa (if applicable)
- Copy of your rental contract (recommended)
- Student ID card or letter of admission of the University of Cologne (recommended)