The Abmeldung is is the process of de-registering yourself from a residential address. The Abmeldung is only necessary in the case where you are moving outside of Germany. If you plan to remain in Germany, your current address will be de-registered automatically once you register (Anmeldung) at your new address. You can deliver this document to any of the 40 Berlin citizens' offices (called the Bürgeramt). See the full list and find the one closest to you here.
You need to do the Abmeldung if:
You do not need to do the Abmeldung if:
If you meet the requirements to do your Abmeldung, it is an important process. De-registering is a necessary requirement to prove to your health insurance provider you no longer require insurance. You will also no longer be required to pay the TV Tax (Rundfunkbeitrag) once you have de-registered.
Below is a list of resources that will help you better understand how to get setup with your anmeldung. We have no affiliation with any of the below resources and provide them solely as a benefit to you.
There is no fee to file this form.
Below is the originally formatted documents you will find online related to the Abmeldung and its requirements.