Berlin: How to fix typo/mistake in rental contract (might need a correction for dependent-visa)

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Hi,

 

In October 2020, I signed a rental contract. Unfortunately, I, along with landlord, missed an address typo in the rental agreement.

The address should have been building number '5'. Instead, in the contract, it is building number '5A'.

 

Luckily, while doing the Anmeldung (filling the forms, etc.) I provided the correct address-i.e., building number '5'.

So there is no issue with any other legal documents such as insurance, tax, etc.

 

Today I realized this mistake while going through the contract.

 

However, now I am in the middle of a dependent visa (family reunion visa) for my spouse.

And just realized that I have submitted this contract with the incorrect address for the visa application.

 

Now I am worried if the visa authority will raise any issue regarding this address mismatch (Anmeldung vs. rental contact).

And if they do, then will I have to submit a "fixed" copy of my rental contract. And should there be any procedure to "fix" the signed contract.

 

So I wanted to ask,
Is there any legal way to fix this typo/mistake in the rental contract?
Something like "affidavit of correction" along with a copy of the rental agreement I can send to the German consulate beforehand and mention the mistake in advance?

 

Thanks!

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