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Civil Registry Office and Municipal Cemetery Administration

Be it a birth, marriage or death - often the same questions arise: When do we have to do what, and which documents are required?

Civil Registry Office: Getting married in Herzogenaurach

Please make an appointment if you wish to visit the Civil Registry Office. You can do this either by e-mail or by telephone: Telephone: +49 (0) 9132/901173 and 901174 or e-mail to Please state the reason why you would like to visit the office, and your telephone number.

Please contact the Civil Registry Office for the following issues:

  • Issuance of documents
  • Application for marriage (notice of intended marriage)
  • Weddings in Herzogenaurach
  • Certificate of no impediment for weddings abroad
  • Approval of foreign decisions on marriages (divorce decrees)
  • Birth
  • Acknowledgment of paternity / maternity, shared custody
  • Declaration of name change
  • Leaving church
  • Death

Municipal Cemetery Administration

The Cemetery Administration of the Town of Herzogenaurach is responsible for the municipal cemetery Lohhof.
Its responsibilities with regard to the church cemeteries is limited to procedures in connection to the interment of deceased persons.

The allocation of gravesites as well as the cemetery administration and maintenance of the church cemeteries in Herzogenaurach lies with the Catholic church administration (telephone +49 (0) 9132 83621-0), and the parish office of St. Josef for the Catholic cemetery in Niederndorf (telephone +49 (0) 9132 / 746850-1).

Please contact the Municipal Cemetery Administration for the following issues:

  • Interments (registration)
  • Funeral provisions
  • Cemeteries
  • Burial right
  • Gravesites

Town of Herzogenaurach
Civil Registry Office and Municipal Cemetery Administration

Marktplatz 11
90174 Herzogenaurach

Phone +49 (0) 9132 / 901-173

Opening hours
Monday 8.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
Tuesday 7.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. 
1.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Wednesday 8.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
Thursday 8.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
3.00 p.m. -  6.00 p.m. 
Friday 8.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.