Parental allowance application Nordrhein-Westfalen - Forms, attachments and templates

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

In the federal state of Nordrhein-Westfalen, the counties or independent cities are responsible for processing the parental allowance. Parental allowance offices are assigned to your place of residence in Nordrhein-Westfalen. A list of all authorities as well as important information for your application for Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus for the year 2020 can be found below.
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Parental allowance application Nordrhein-Westfalen: Free download as PDF

Here we provide you with the application form for your parental allowance application in the federal state of Nordrhein-Westfalen as a free PDF download. You will also find important explanations regarding the application process in connection with your personal situation.

Filling out the parental allowance application Nordrhein-Westfalen 2020 - our video help

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

We would like to support you in quickly finding the appropriate parental allowance office for your family. Under the link Elterngeldstellen you will find a complete list of all authorities that process applications for Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus in the federal state of Nordrhein-Westfalen. The use of your postcode is helpful in determining which authority is responsible for you. We will help all parents with the preliminary considerations for notices and forms and will be happy to accompany you until your completed parental allowance application for the year 2020.
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The safest way to apply for parental allowance in Nordrhein-Westfalen

Do you live in Nordrhein-Westfalen and would like to apply for Basic Parental Allowance or Parental Allowance Plus for the care of your child? Then optimize the application for parental allowance at your parental allowance office in advance by following our helpful practical tips and informing yourself in good time about all requirements.
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?

We recommend all parents to deal with the documents required by the parental allowance office in Nordrhein-Westfalen as early as possible in order to process your parental allowance application. In order for you to successfully receive financial support for yourself and your child, some requirements regarding your documents must be met. In addition to the actual application for parental allowance, your parental allowance office also expects certificates of your income, your child's birth certificate, documents from your employer and health insurance company, identification documents from your parents, and any notifications regarding ALGI or sickness benefit. You should pay particular attention to the completeness and accuracy of your personal statements and time periods in order to optimize the application for Basic Parental Allowance or Parental Allowance Plus.
  • 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 If you want to apply for parental allowance, it is advantageous to optimise your prenatal income, as the amount of your parental allowance is derived from your prenatal income.
2. Plan your period of reference You must decide for yourself and your family which reference variant is appropriate for your situation. Compare the different options, taking into account your individual family constellation and any restrictions imposed by your employer.
3. Prepare the applications and the required documents in the best possible way You can optimize the application for Basic Parental Allowance or Parental Allowance Plus for yourself if you deal with the documents early and prepare your forms and certificates well. Good preparation reduces delays in processing by the parental allowance office.

Online parental allowance application for Nordrhein-Westfalen

The federal state of Nordrhein-Westfalen does not yet offer an online application for parental allowance at this time. If you live in Nordrhein-Westfalen and would like to apply for Basic Parental Allowance or Parental Allowance Plus, you can download the application forms as PDF files from our website or from the website of the parental allowance office. After you have completed the form, the application will be sent by post to the responsible parental allowance office in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Our parental allowance software offers you additional functions such as the favorable tax treatment, additional income calculator and intelligent reference period planner.

FAQ: Parental allowance application Nordrhein-Westfalen

Where should I send the parental allowance application in Nordrhein-Westfalen

In Nordrhein-Westfalen parents have to send their application for parental allowance to the parental allowance offices of the districts or cities. You can find out which parental allowance office is responsible for you as a contact here.

Where must the parental allowance application be submitted?

If you are resident in Nordrhein-Westfalen, you have to submit the parental allowance application to the responsible parental allowance office in your district or city. Here you can find out which parental allowance office is responsible for you.

How long does it take to process an application for parental allowance in Nordrhein-Westfalen

In Nordrhein-Westfalen you can count on about 4 weeks for the processing of the application for Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus. If documents are missing or there are questions, the processing time may be longer.

Can you fill out the parental allowance application online

In the federal state of Nordrhein-Westfalen there is no online application for parental allowance. However, you can use our parental allowance software and optimize your parental allowance case.

When can the parental allowance application be submitted?

The parental allowance application can be submitted to the parental allowance office in your district or city as of the birth of your child.

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