Parental allowance application for the Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus
Responsible for the parental allowance application in Hamburg are the 7 parental allowance offices of the district offices. If you state your place of residence in the online application, you will automatically be assigned to the appropriate authority. You can find a list of all parental allowance offices of the city of Hamburg here.
If you are resident in the city of Hamburg, you must submit the parental allowance application to the appropriate parental allowance office at your district office. Here you can find your responsible parental allowance office.
You can expect about 4 weeks for the processing of the application for basic parental allowance and parental allowance in the city of Hamburg. Delays can occur in case of missing documents or in case of further inquiries.
Parents in the federal state of Hamburg can also process the parental allowance application online. However, this is not transmitted digitally, but must be sent by post to the responsible authority. You can find help with your parental allowance application with the practical parental allowance software from Einfach Elterngeld.
From the time your child is born, parents in Hamburg have the opportunity to submit an application for parental allowance.