Parental allowance application Thüringen - Forms, attachments and templates

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

In the federal state of Thüringen, parents must submit their applications for Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus to the respective parental allowance offices in the districts or cities that are not part of a district. Which authorities act as the parental allowance office varies greatly in Thüringen. In some districts, for example, youth welfare offices or district offices are appointed as contacts. You will find a summary of all possible parental allowance offices in Thüringen as well as all relevant information about your parental allowance application for the calendar year 2020 on this page.
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Parental allowance application Thüringen: Free download as PDF

To enable you to apply for parental allowance in the federal state of Thüringen, the form is available here as a free download. You will also find important information on applying for parental allowance as well as explanations for self-employed persons and single parents.

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

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

In Thüringen, the administrative districts and independent cities are responsible for examining your parental allowance application. In each county and city, a designated authority is appointed as the parental allowance office. The complete list of all parental allowance offices with contact addresses of the administrative districts and independent cities can be found under the following link. We will be happy to assist you if you have any further questions about your application forms and your entitlement to Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus for the year 2020 in Thüringen.
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The safest way to apply for parental allowance in Thüringen

In order to avoid unnecessary complications for you as parents when applying for parental allowance, we have compiled some useful practical tips. These tips can help you to make it easier for you to apply for parental allowance at your parental allowance office in Thüringen.
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?

If you are planning to apply for parental allowance in the federal state of Thüringen in order to receive financial support during the care of your child, you should deal with the requirements and applications in advance. In addition to the actual application form, your local parental allowance office will also expect to receive certificates of your previous employment or 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. Please check your parental allowance application for completeness and accuracy of all personal certificates and forms, so that there are no major delays in the application process in connection with your responsible parental allowance office.
  • 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. Tips for the parental allowance application 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 Thüringen to make it easier to fill out the forms and to optimize the application at the parental allowance office.

Online parental allowance application for Thüringen

he federal state of Thüringen also offers an online application for your request via the nationwide platform ElterngeldDigital. Here you can conveniently enter your data and save your interim status at any time in order to continue the application for Basic Parental Allowance or Parental Allowance Plus at a later date. In addition to the online application, the parental allowance software from Einfach-Elterngeld also works. Here you can use useful functions such as the favorable tax treatment, additional income calculator and intelligent reference period planner.

FAQ: Parental allowance application Thüringen

Where should I send the parental allowance application in Thüringen

In the Federal State of Thüringen, the individual administrative districts and independent towns are responsible for setting and paying Basic Parental Allowance and Parental Allowance Plus. You can find out which parental allowance office to contact in your case here.

Where must the parental allowance application be submitted?

If you are resident in Thüringen, you must submit the parental allowance application to the appropriate parental allowance office in your district or city. Here you can find your responsible parental allowance office.

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

The processing time of the parental allowance application for your parental allowance case should take about 4 weeks in Thüringen. However, it may take longer to process your application forms because of uncertainties.

Can you fill out the parental allowance application online

In the federal state of Thüringen, you can also process and submit the parental allowance application online. This is possible via the nationwide platform ElterngeldDigital. With the parental allowance software from Einfach Elterngeld you can also 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 your parental allowance office.

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