Here the German Embassy Windhoek provides information on consular services concerning birth, marriage, divorce and death of German citizens abroad.
The birth of a child opens a new chapter in the parents' lives and many juridical questions occur. Here you find information on frequently asked questions.
If parents of a child are not married at the date of its birth, a legal parent-child assignment can only arise from an effective acknowledgement of paternity.
The Federal Foreign Office and the German missions abroad (embassies and consulates-general) are often asked for help when children are abducted across borders.