Ein junges Paar sortiert in einer Wohnung Dinge in Umzugskisten; Quelle: fotolia/SolisImages

Moving to Bremen

New in Bremen?

Are you new in Bremen? Find out which neighbourhood is best for you! Whether a quiet, countrified setting on the outskirts, or an area with nightlife – all 23 neighbourhoods of Bremen have a special charm of their own.
 

Perhaps you’d also like to

  • check out a short description of the city and its people
  • learn more about Bremen’s cultural landscape
  • explore Bremen’s parks and green spaces
Luftaufnahme von Bremen zeigt die Gegend um Weser-Stadion und Weser

Quelle: WFB / Studio b

Find the perfect flat!

Whether you’re newly moving to Bremen or have been here a while: Our ‘Schwarzen Brett’ (Blackboard) will find you that perfect flat. Every day there are numerous new offers for

  • flats available to rent or buy
  • flat shares
  • Or place your own ad to find a flat to share or rent.
Blick in eine kleine häusergesäumte Straße im Viertel

Quelle: privat/ Foto: jua

The moving day draws nearer . . .

You’ve found a new place and moving day is fast approaching? Then you can look for moving boxes on the Schwarzen Brett. And have you thought about the following?

  • Change of address application
  • Cancellation of electric, gas and water services
  • Change or cancellation of telephone and internet connection
  • Change or cancellation of broadcasting licence fee
  • Opening a bank account
  • Registering change of address with your insurances
  • Change or cancellation of subscriptions
  • An appointment for bulky trash removal
  • An appointment with the police department for a special moving-day parking permit, to reserve space on the street for your removal vehicles
Zwei Personen tragen einen Sessel (Quelle: WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH/T. Vankann)

Quelle: WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH/T. Vankann

Home at last!

The move is behind you and now you’re finally in your new home. Allow us to congratulate you on your new place! Sit back and relax – we’ve put together the addresses for the various institutions you might need to contact.

  • New residence registration or registration of change-of-address
  • Motor vehicle registration
  • Finding a Kindergarten or school for your child
  • Child allowance benefits (Kindergeld) application
  • Bafög (student aid) application and information about Bremen’s higher education institutions
  • A change of address registration with the revenue office (Finanzamt)
Ein großer Schriftzug zeigt das Wort Bremen; Quelle: WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen - Abt. bremen.online - KBU

Quelle: WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen - Abt. bremen.online - KBU