Official channels when a child is born

Up-to-date information on official channels for the birth of a child, checklist, birth certificate, residence registration of a newborn, registration with social security, proof of citizenship, etc.


The Austrian health portal gesundheit.gv.atGerman text offers health information and information on health care services as well as more detailed information for the time after birthGerman text.

Throughout Austria, educational institutions, parent-child centers, family organizations, public institutions and numerous private initiatives offer parent education events. In parent education seminars, mothers and fathers can, for example, acquire knowledge about the respective developmental phase of the child or become aware of their strengths in the role of mother and father. For an Austria-wide overview of parent education offerings, visit www.eltern-bildung.atGerman text.

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Last update: 19 January 2023

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