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The Department of Defense Education Activity ( DoDEA) determines enrollment and eligibility policy. DoDEA Europe is responsible to disseminate that policy to all schools. Eligibility is determined by the supporting documentation of the sponsor, and enrollment will be in one of the following categories listed below:


DoDEA eligibility regulation, DoDEA Regulation 1342.13.

How to register your child/children:

Visit the registrar's office upon arriving in-country and pick-up a registration packet or download one from the below "Registration Packets" section and provide to the registrar's office.

Registration Packets

Please choose the packet that fits your student's situation, these forms are fillable. Once completed print and return to the school your family is zoned for.


New Incoming Student
Returning Student Same School

Returning Student (with change in Medical condition) Same School

Transferring Student

Space Available Enrollment Form (Only for space available enrollment, read more on Space Available Eligibility Requirements)




IMPORTANT: It is necessary for the sponsor or spouse to come to the school office to complete registration for students.



Admission Requirements

Parents enrolling students are required to furnish the following:

Mandatory to begin attendance:

  • Proof of sponsor's overseas status (Orders, verification of employment etc.)
  • Proof of sponsor/dependent connection (Child listed on orders, birth certificate, etc.)
  • Proof of a new DEROS as applicable
  • Tuition paid in advance if applicable
  • Verification of minimal age requirement for Sure Start, Kindergarten and 1st grade students (PCS Orders, Birth certificate or passport)
    Note: Children entering Sure Start, Kindergarten, First Grade must be 4,5 and 6 years old respectively on/before September 1.

Also required: (The below documents ARE required but will not keep a students from starting school.)

  • Copy of previous school records, including report cards and other academic records such as reading and math records (as applicable)
  • Copy of standardized test scores if applicable
  • Copy of Individual Education Plan (IEP) if applicable

Additional Resources ...


Europe Schools
Enrollment & Eligibility

Mailing Address:
DoDEA Europe, Office of the Director 
Enrollment and Eligibility
Unit 29649 
APO, AE 09136


Local: 0611-143-545-1505
From U.S.: 011 (49) 611-143-545-1505
DSN: (314) 545-1505

Local: 0611-143-545-1545
From U.S.: 011 (49) 611-143-545-1545
DSN: (314) 545-1545