Updated : 19/02/2014
You must register your residence within 8 days of arrival.
To register your residence you should go to the residence registration office (Einwohnerkontrolle) of the responsible local commune (Gemeinde)
Inactive citizens (pensioners, self-sufficient persons) must present the following documents as proof of sufficient resources:
You don't need to carry your registration certificate at all times.
If you don't register your residence, you could incur sanctions (a fine issued by the Migration and Passport Office).
Check with the authorities responsible for registration: the residence registration office (Einwohnerkontrolle) of the responsible local commune (Gemeinde)