GERMANY (DE)

Country Summary

Country nameGermany
ISO codeDE
RegionEurope
Major carriersE-Plus, O2, Sipgate Wireless, Vodafone, Telekom

Numbers Summary

Mobile Prefixes+49157
Toll-Free Prefixes+49800
National Prefixes+4932

Germany: Local Numbers

Requirements for Individuals

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Name

Proof of Identity

  • Government-issued ID
  • German Visa
  • Passport

Address

Must be within locality or region covered by the phone number's prefix; a PO Box is not acceptable where a local address is required.

Proof of Local Address

  • Government-issued ID showing local address

Date of Birth

Proof of Date of Birth

  • Government-issued ID showing date of birth
  • Passport

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Business Name

Proof of Identity

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Handelsregisterauszug)

Business Address

Must be within locality or region covered by the phone number's prefix; a PO Box is not acceptable where a local address is required.

Proof of Local Address

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Handelsregisterauszug) showing local address
  • Trade license (Gewerbeanmeldung) showing local address

Germany: Mobile Numbers

Requirements for Individuals

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Name

Proof of Identity

  • Government-issued ID
  • German Visa
  • Passport

Address

May be anywhere in the world

Proof of Address

  • Government-issued ID showing matching address

Date of Birth

Proof of Date of Birth

  • Government-issued ID showing date of birth
  • Passport

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Business Name

Proof of Identity

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Handelsregisterauszug)

Business Address

May be anywhere in the world

Proof of Address

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Handelsregisterauszug) showing matching address
  • Trade license (Gewerbeanmeldung) showing matching address

Germany: National Numbers

Requirements for Individuals

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Name

Proof of Identity

  • Government-issued ID
  • German Visa
  • Passport

Address

Must be within Germany

Proof of German Address

  • Government-issued ID showing German address

Date of Birth

Proof of Date of Birth

  • Government-issued ID showing date of birth
  • Passport

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Business Name

Proof of Identity

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Handelsregisterauszug)

Business Address

Must be within Germany

Proof of German Address

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Handelsregisterauszug) showing German address
  • Trade license (Gewerbeanmeldung) showing German address

Germany: Toll-Free Numbers

Requirements for Individuals

German Toll-Free Numbers are not available to individuals.

German Toll-Free Numbers are not available to individuals.

Requirements for Businesses

Information RequiredDocumentation RequiredAcceptable Documentation One of the following

Business Name

Proof of Identity

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Handelsregisterauszug)

Business Address

May be anywhere in the world

Proof of Address

  • Excerpt from the commercial register (Handelsregisterauszug)
  • Trade license (Gewerbeanmeldung) 

Name and Contact Information of Representative in Germany (if business is not in Germany)

No documentation required

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