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Parental allowance application for the Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus

Parents who live in Bavaria must also submit their parental allowance application to a parental allowance office in Bavaria. The "Zentrum Bayern Familie und Soziales" with its 7 regional offices is responsible for the determination of parental allowance for Bavarian parents. In the following you will find all the information you need for your application for Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus in Bavaria for the year 2020 and which parental allowance office is responsible for you.
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Parental allowance application Bavaria: Free download as PDF

Here you can download the form for your parental allowance application for the federal state of Bavaria free of charge. We have also provided important information on how to apply for parental allowance as well as detailed explanations for your application in Bavaria.

Filling out the parental allowance application Bavaria 2020 - our video help

The parental allowance application forms are sometimes very complicated. In our video "Elterngeldantrag Bavaria - eine Ausfüllhilfe" we show you by means of an example case how to fill in the application for parental allowance.

Which parental allowance office is responsible for me in Bavaria?

You are not sure which of the parental allowance offices in Bavaria you have to submit your parental allowance application to? We will be happy to help you keep track of the jungle of authorities. Below is a list of the individual parental allowance offices of the "Zentrum Bayern Familie und Soziales". We will be happy to assist you in clarifying further questions regarding your application forms and your entitlement to Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus in Bavaria for the year 2020.
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The safest way to apply for parental allowance in Bavaria

To avoid long waiting periods for you as parents when applying for parental allowance, you can take advantage of our useful practical tips. If you follow these points before filling in your forms, you will automatically optimize the application process at the parental allowance offices in Bavaria to your advantage.
Our tips
  • Engage with the topic early on and try to plan the best parental allowance for your life situation
  • Optimize your income before the birth
  • Prepare the applications (parental allowance, child allowance, maternity allowance, etc.) before the birth
  • Collect all the necessary documents (documents, certificates, etc.) as soon as possible after the birth so that your applications can be submitted to the parental allowance office as soon as possible.

What do you need for the parental allowance application?

Before you can successfully apply for parental allowance for your child at the responsible parental allowance office in Bavaria, some requirements regarding your documents must be met. In addition to the application form, you must have certificates of your income, birth certificate of your child, documents from your employer and health insurance company, identification documents of the parents as well as possibly existing notifications regarding ALGI, sickness benefit, etc. When applying for parental allowance, make sure that all personal certificates and periods are complete and correct, in order to create a good basis for applying for Basic Parental Allowance or Parental Allowance Plus at your local parental allowance office.
  • Completed application form
  • Certificate of birth
  • Proof of income
  • Certificates of health insurance
  • Certificates from the employer
  • Identity cards
  • Letters of approval (recipients of ALG I, sickness benefit, etc.)
  • Passport and residence permit, if applicable
  • Income tax assessment, and much more
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Tips for the parental allowance application

1. Optimize your prenatal income The amount of your parental allowance depends on your prenatal income. Try to optimise your prenatal income in terms of parental allowance.
2. Plan your reference period Every family situation is different. Think carefully about which reference variant is the best for your life situation. Compare alternatives, taking into account your needs / expectations and those of your partner, your employer, etc.
3. Prepare the applications and the required documents in the best possible way Get an overview of all required certificates and documents for the parental allowance application in Bavaria to make it easier to fill out the forms and to optimize the application at the parental allowance office.

Online parental allowance application for Bavaria

Bavaria offers you the possibility to apply for parental allowance online. A completely digital version (without printing/mailing) is not planned here. The online version of the application for parental allowance for the federal state of Bavaria represents a digitalization of the paper application forms. You will receive a checklist to facilitate the application for parental allowance. You can also save your application there and continue your application forms at a later date. However, the online version does not offer you functions such as the favourable tax treatment, additional income calculator and intelligent benefit period planner; these functions are only available in our parental allowance software.

FAQ: Parental allowance application Bavaria

Where should I send the parental allowance application in Bavaria

In Bavaria, the "Bayern Familie und Soziales" centres are responsible for determining and paying parental allowance. You can find out which authority is responsible in your case here.

Where must the parental allowance application be submitted?

If you are resident in the Federal State of Bavaria, you must submit the parental allowance application to your responsible parental allowance office in the Federal State of Bavaria. Here you can find your local parental allowance office.

How long does it take to process an application for parental allowance in Bavaria

The processing time for the parental allowance application in Bavaria should take about 4 weeks. However, it may take longer to process your application due to missing documents or queries.

Can you fill out the parental allowance application online

In the federal state of Bavaria, you can also process and submit the parental allowance application online. You can optimize your parental allowance case with the parental allowance software from Einfach Elterngeld.

When can the parental allowance application be submitted?

You submit the parental allowance application to the parental allowance office after the birth of your child.

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