Parental allowance application Schleswig-Holstein - Forms, attachments and templates

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

In the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, the state offices for social services are responsible for examining applications for parental allowance. Parents who are resident in Schleswig-Holstein must submit their application for Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus to one of the 4 state offices. We have summarized below what else you as parents need to know before you process your application for parental allowance for the year 2020 and submit it to your parental allowance office in Schleswig-Holstein.
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Parental allowance application Schleswig-Holstein: Free download as PDF

Here you can download the application form for parental allowance for Schleswig-Holstein free of charge in PDF format. You can also read our notes on the application for parental allowance for the current calendar year 2020, as well as the declarations for self-employed persons and single parents.

Filling out the parental allowance application Schleswig-Holstein 2020 - our video help

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

Are you planning to apply for parental allowance for your family to provide financial support during the care of your child? If so, you should find out which parental allowance office is responsible for your parental allowance application in Schleswig-Holstein. In the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, the state offices for social services will check your application forms. The parental allowance offices are located in Heide, Lübeck, Schleswig and Neumünster. Under the following link you will find all important contact addresses and web links of the individual parental allowance offices in your federal state. We will be happy to help you clarify further questions about your application forms for 2020 and your entitlement to Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus in Schleswig-Holstein.
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The safest way to apply for parental allowance in Schleswig-Holstein

To make your application for Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus as uncomplicated as possible for your family, we have put together some valuable practical tips. This information should help you prepare and fill out the forms for applying for parental allowance in Schleswig-Holstein and prevent delays at the parental allowance office.
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?

In addition to the actual application form, a complete application for parental allowance in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein includes attachments such as certificates of income, birth certificate of your child, documents from your employer and health insurance company, identification documents of the parents as well as any notifications regarding ALGI, sickness benefit. Only when these requirements have been met in your documents can the responsible parental allowance office check your entitlement to Parental Allowance or Parental Allowance Plus. You should therefore ensure that all personal statements and periods are complete and correct, so that no complications arise.
  • 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 period of reference Every family situation is different. Think carefully about which reference period is 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 Schleswig-Holstein to make it easier to fill out the forms and to optimize the application at the parental allowance office.

Online parental allowance application for Schleswig-Holstein

The federal state of Schleswig-Holstein does not currently offer an online application for Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus. Application documents can be downloaded as PDF files from this page or from your local parental allowance office and must be submitted to the authority by post. Our parental allowance software offers you practical functions such as a favourable tax treatment, additional income calculator and intelligent reference period planner.

FAQ: Parental allowance application Schleswig-Holstein

Where should I send the parental allowance application in Schleswig-Holstein

You send your application for parental allowance to the responsible State Office for Social Services in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein. Here you can find which parental allowance office is responsible for your application for Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus as well as all addresses of the state offices.

Where must the parental allowance application be submitted?

You have your residence in Schleswig-Holstein? Then submit your application for parental allowance to the responsible State Office for Social Services. These carry out the tasks of a parental allowance office. Here you can find your responsible parental allowance office.

How long does it take to process an application for parental allowance in Schleswig-Holstein

Your application for parental allowance for the current calendar year 2020 may take about 4 weeks to process in Schleswig-Holstein. Should there be a delay, this may be due to missing documents or queries.

Can you fill out the parental allowance application online

In Schleswig-Holstein it is currently not possible to apply for parental allowance in digital format. However, the practical parental allowance software from Einfach Elterngeld can help you to optimize your parental allowance case.

When can the parental allowance application be submitted?

After the birth of your child, you submit the parental allowance application to the responsible parental allowance office in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein.

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