Parental allowance application for the Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus
In Berlin, you must send your parental allowance application to the appropriate youth welfare office in your district. The youth welfare offices act as parental allowance offices in Berlin. You can find out here which of these authorities you have to register with.
If you are resident in Berlin, your parental allowance application must be submitted to your local parental allowance office in Berlin. You can find a list of all parental allowance offices here.
For the processing of the application of Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus you can expect about 4 weeks in Berlin. A delay is possible if documents are missing or questions arise.
In the city of Berlin you can also fill out your parental allowance application online. To do so, you must register with the online platform ElterngeldDigital. Support for filling out your forms is provided by the parental allowance software from Einfach Elterngeld.
You submit the parental allowance application to the responsible parental allowance office in your district of residence in Berlin from the birth of your child.