Landeshauptstadt Dresden - 08.12.2022 15:00:38 Uhr 10.12.2022 10:38:09 Uhr

Health certificate

Instruction of infection protection

Do you work in the catering industry, a facility with communal catering, in the food processing industry or in the future as a caregiver? Then you need a health certificate.

The instruction in accordance with § 43 of the Infection Protection Act provides information on hygiene regulations and health requirements and is generally held in the German language. It consists of a group lecture and a subsequent personal medical consultation with an oral exam. In total, the instruction takes about three hours.

A valid identification document must be presented for the health certificate to be issued. For students with mandatory school events, students in the vocational preparation and basic vocational training year, as well as persons doing voluntary service, the issuance is free of charge upon presentation of an appropriate certificate. The fee payable in cash for all other persons is 37 euros, companies may receive an invoice. A health certificate can be used throughout Germany and is valid for an unlimited period of time.

Info card health certificate with five pictures: a mold culture, a piece of meat, an ice cream scoop with chocolate ice cream, a cracked egg, sushi

Additional dates in the city hall

December 21, 2022 (2:30 and 5:30 p.m.)
December 22, 2022 (7:30 and 10:30 a.m.)
January 31, 2023 (7:30 and 10:30 a.m.)

Rathausplatz 1, 01067 Dresden (Entrance Golden Gate)
This location is only valid for the specified additional dates.

Registration by phone:
0351-4888214 or

Phone registration is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9 am to noon and Monday and Thursday from 2 to 4 pm.


You can register online at any time or use the telephone registration during the times indicated.

Phone: 0351-4888214
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9 am to 12 noon,
Monday and Thursday from 2 to 4 pm
(required data: surname, first name, date of birth, address and phone number)

Information about the instruction


Ortsamt Leuben
Hertzstraße 23, 01257 Dresden
First floor, Bürgersaal

You can reach the location by public transport via the stops "Rathaus Leuben" (line 65) or "Altleuben" (lines 2 and 6).

This location does not apply to the indicated additional dates!

What you need to bring:

  • Identity document (identity card, passport with registration certificate, residence certificate, student ID)
  • If necessary, certificates for exemption from costs
  • Writing utensils
  • Mouth-nose covering (or medical certificate that you do not need to wear it for health reasons)

Duration and payment

The instruction with subsequent interview at the public health physician lasts a maximum of 3 hours. Payment of the fee of 37 euros is made in cash (no card payment). Invoicing is possible for companies.


A duplicate of the certificate can be obtained for a fee of 20 euros by calling 0351-4888216 (room 204).


Hygienischer Dienst (Abt.)

Landeshauptstadt Dresden
Amt für Gesundheit und Prävention

Visitor address

Hertzstraße 23
01257 Dresden

Disabled access

Interactive City Map

Postal address

Postfach 12 00 20
01001 Dresden

Opening hours
Monday 8 bis 12 Uhr
Tuesday 8 bis 12, 13 bis 18 Uhr
Thursday 8 bis 12, 13 bis 18 Uhr
Friday 8 bis 12 Uhr