Parental allowance application Bremen - Forms, attachments and templates

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

The Office for Social Services is responsible for setting the parental allowance in Bremen. If you are resident in Bremen and wish to apply for Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus for the current year 2020, your parental allowance application must therefore be submitted to the parental allowance office (Elterngeldstelle Amt für Soziale Dienste) in Bremen. We have compiled all the relevant information for you below that is important with regard to your application and your entitlement to parental allowance in the federal state of Bremen.
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Parental allowance application Bremen: Free download as PDF

Here you will find the application form for parental allowance for the federal state of Bremen as a free download. Parents can find out what is still to be observed with regard to the application forms for Bremen in the detailed explanations on the information sheets provided.

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

The parental allowance application forms are sometimes very complicated. In our video "Elterngeldantrag Bremen - 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 Bremen?

In the city of Bremen, parents do not have to first find out which parental allowance office is responsible for them personally. All parental allowance applications are submitted to the central Office of Social Services in Bremen. Addresses and contact information of the office can be found in the following link. If you need further assistance with your application for parental allowance for the City of Bremen, please contact our parental allowance advisory service.
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The safest way to apply for parental allowance in Bremen

If you want to apply for parental allowance for the care of your child, it is advantageous to plan ahead. The following list should help you to prepare and apply for Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus in Bremen. We recommend all parents to consider these steps in order to optimize the application process for parental allowance at the Office of Social Services in Bremen.
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?

Parents who are resident in Bremen and wish to apply for Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus must submit some certificates and forms to the central parental allowance office in addition to your application form. These certificates include proof of your income, your child's birth certificate, documents from your employer and health insurance company, identification documents of the parents as well as any notifications regarding ALGI, sickness benefit, etc. When applying for parental allowance, please make sure that all personal details and time periods are correct in order to prepare the application at the parental allowance office in Bremen as well as possible.
  • 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 the parental allowance is calculated from your prenatal income. We recommend all parents to optimize their prenatal income with regard to the actual entitlement to parental allowance.
2. Plan your period of reference You as parents can best assess which reference variant is best suited to your family situation. When planning, also consider comparing the alternatives and consider your needs / expectations and those of your partner, your employer, etc.
3. Prepare the applications and the required documents in the best possible way A good overview of all certificates and documents required for the parental allowance application in Bremen will help you to fill in the forms more easily and to optimise the application to the Office of Social Services in Bremen.

Online parental allowance application for Bremen

The city of Bremen offers you the possibility to fill out the parental allowance application online via the online platform ElterngeldDigital. The application for Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus will be completed by you after registration, printed out and sent by post to the Office of Social Services. At present, a completely digital version (without printing/mailing) is not possible. In the online portal, parents can also save their application and continue the application forms at a later date. If you would like to take advantage of additional functions such as the favourable tax treatment, additional income calculator and intelligent reference period planner, use our practical parental allowance software.

FAQ: Parental allowance application Bremen

Where should I send the parental allowance application in Bremen

In the city of Bremen, the Office for Social Services is responsible for processing your parental allowance application. You can find the exact address and all contact information here.

Where must the parental allowance application be submitted?

If your place of residence is in the federal state of Bremen, the parental allowance application must be submitted to the central parental allowance office “Amt für Soziale Dienste” in Bremen. Here you can find the contact details of the parental allowance office.

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

In Bremen, the processing time for a parental allowance application can be expected to take about 4 weeks. However, in case of missing or incorrect documents or other queries, the processing time may be longer.

Can you fill out the parental allowance application online

Anyone in the federal state of Bremen who wants to process the parental allowance application online can do so on the ElterngeldDigital online portal. The parental allowance software from Einfach Elterngeld can help you optimize your specific parental allowance case.

When can the parental allowance application be submitted?

When your child is born, parents have the opportunity to submit their application for parental allowance to the parental allowance office in Bremen.

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