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Parental allowance application for basic parental allowance and parental allowance plus

Here you can find the parental allowance application for Bavaria.

Parents who live in Bavaria must also submit their parental allowance application to a parental allowance office in the state of Bavaria. The “Zentrum Bayern Familie und Soziales” with its 7 regional offices is responsible for determining parental allowance for parents in Bavaria.

Below you will find all the information you need for your application for basic parental allowance and parental allowance plus in Bavaria and which parental allowance office is responsible for you.

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Parental allowance application Bavaria: Free download as PDF

Here you can download the form for your parental allowance application for the state of Bavaria free of charge. In addition, we have provided important information on how to apply for parental allowance as well as detailed explanations for your application in Bavaria.

For births from 01.09.2021



For births until 31.08.2021

Parental allowance application form Bavaria - our video filling out help

The parental allowance application forms are sometimes very complicated. In our video “Application for parental allowance Bavaria – a completion guide”, we show you how to fill out the parental allowance application using an example case.

Which parental allowance office is responsible for me in Bavaria?

You are not sure at which of the parental allowance offices in Bavaria you have to submit your application for parental allowance? We will be happy to help you keep an overview in the jungle of authorities. The individual parental allowance offices of the “Zentrum Bayern Familie und Soziales” are listed below. We will be happy to assist you in clarifying further questions regarding your application forms and your entitlement to basic parental allowance and parental allowance plus in Bavaria.


Here you will find information about the Parental allowance offices in Bavaria.

The safest way to apply for parental allowance in Bavaria

To avoid long waiting times for you as parents when applying for parental allowance, you can refer to our useful practical tips. If you follow these points before filling out your forms, you will automatically optimize the application process at the parental allowance offices in Bavaria to your advantage.


Our Tips


  1. Deal with the topic early and try to plan the best parental allowance for your life situation
  2. Optimize their income before the birth
  3. Prepare the applications (parental allowance, child benefit, maternity leave payment, etc.) already before the birth
  4. After the birth, gather all the required documents (documents, certificates, etc.) as soon as possible 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?

Before you can successfully apply for parental allowance for your child at the responsible parental allowance offices in Bavaria, some requirements regarding your documents must be met. In addition to the application form, you must have certificates 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 existing notices regarding ALGI, sickness compensation, etc. When applying for parental allowance, make sure that all personal certificates and time periods are complete and correct in order to create a good basis for applying for basic parental allowance or parental allowance plus at your responsible parental allowance office.


  • Completed application form
  • Birth certificate
  • Proof of income
  • Certificates from the health insurance company
  • Certificates from the employer
  • ID cards
  • Approval notices (recipients of ALG I, sickness compensation, etc.)
  • passport and residence permit, if applicable
  • Income tax notice, etc.

Tips for the parental allowance application

  • 1. Optimize your prenatal income The amount of your parental allowance is based on your prenatal income. Try to optimize your prenatal income with regard to parental allowance.
  • 2. Plan your reference period Every family situation is different. Think carefully about which reference option is best for your life situation. Compare alternatives and consider your needs/ideas and those of your partner, employer, etc.
  • 3. Prepare the applications and the required documents in the best possible way Get an overview of all the required certificates and documents for the parental allowance application in Bavaria to make it easier to fill out the forms and optimize the application process at the parental allowance office.

Online application for parental allowance Bavaria

Bavaria offers you to submit the application for parental allowance online. A completely digital version (without printing/mailing) is not provided here. The online version of the application for parental allowance Bavaria represents a digitalization of the paper application forms. You will receive a checklist to make applying for parental allowance easier. You also have the option there to save your application and continue your application forms at a later date.

However, the online version does not offer functions such as the favorability test, additional earnings calculator and intelligent reference period planner; these functions are available only in our Parental Allowance Software.

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