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Polizei Bremen - Assignment of an appointment for the filing of a criminal complaint

Here the Bremen Police offer you the possibility to book an appointment for the filing of a criminal complaint at the central place of your choice.

For emergencies, please dial the emergency number 110.

Booking periods:

Mon-Fri: 09:00 - 18:00

Sat-Sun: no online booking possible for these days

The opening hours may vary at the different locations of the central ad intake.

Should there be waiting times despite an appointment, these are a maximum of 15 minutes.

If you are more than 15 minutes late, the appointment will be cancelled by the Bremen police.

Please bring the following documents to your appointment:

  • proof of identity (identity card, residence permit or other official photo documents)
  • in case of theft: - individual numbers of the stolen items (e.g. IMEI number, serial number or similar)
  • if available, pictures and proof of ownership of stolen or damaged items
  • completed criminal complaint (document available for download)


There must be a criminal offence.