For the fulfilment of his tasks, the Federal Returning Officer has a staff unit at his disposal, the Federal Returning Officer’s Office. All members of staff are available as contact persons for any questions concerning elections.

For many questions, you can also obtain information by telephone via public administration’s customer service 115.

For written inquiries please use the contact form.


The Federal Returning Officer is responsible for the organisation of Bundestag and European elections. If you have any questions about regional elections, please contact the respective Land Returning Officer.

If you have any press enquiries, please contact the Press Office of the Federal Returning Officer directly.