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May 31, 1988

Stasi Advance Notification and Instructions to Border Organs

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Measures regarding advance notification of


xxxx (deleted Korean name)

Swiss passport # xxx (deleted)


Exit to Berlin West via border crossing Friedrichstrasse on 31 May 1988 at 1500 hours


  1. Instant information to Department X after completed exit; forward personal data
  2. Do not bother about late exits or missing police-issued exit certification
  3. Issue exit visa as a separate enclosure to passport [no stamping], charge fee
  4. Informal customs control only
  5. Make copies of passport


Main Department VI/Central Advance Notification Unit

Contact 5838

An individual example of a Stasi advance notification and instructions for a Korean transiting East Germany to meet with DPRK officials.


Document Information


BStU, ZA, X, 380, p. 275. Obtained and translated for NKIDP by Bernd Schaefer.


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