Parental allowance application Brandenburg - applications, attachments and template

Parental allowance application for basic parental allowance and parental allowance plus

You can download the forms for the application for parental allowance in Brandenburg here.

In the federal state of Brandenburg, the districts or independent cities are responsible for your parental allowance application. We have compiled all the important information and forms on basic parental allowance and parental allowance plus in Brandenburg for you below.


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Application for parental allowance Brandenburg: Free download as PDF

Here you can access the application forms for your parental allowance in Brandenburg free of charge. You will also find important tips for applying for parental allowance as well as detailed explanations of the documents.

Application for births from 01.04.2024



Application for births until 31.03.2024



For births from 01.09.2021



Information sheets and attachments



Parental allowance application form Brandenburg - Our video filling out help

The parental allowance application forms are sometimes very complicated. In our video “Parental allowance application Brandenburg – Our video filling out help”, we show you how to complete the parental allowance application using an example case.

Which parental allowance office is responsible for me in Brandenburg?

If you are unsure which authority to contact with your application for parental allowance, you will find a list of all parental allowance offices in the federal state of Brandenburg below. If you need further assistance with your application forms for basic parental allowance and parental allowance plus, we will be happy to help you.


Here you will find information about the parental allowance offices Brandenburg.

The safest way to apply for parental allowance in Brandenburg

The following tips will make the entire process of applying for parental allowance much easier for you. The sooner you familiarize yourself with the requirements and forms, the easier it will be for you to apply for parental allowance at the responsible parental allowance office in your district or independent city in Brandenburg.


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?

You would like to apply for parental allowance for the care of your child? In order to successfully submit your application for basic parental allowance or parental allowance plus, a number of requirements must be met. Your responsible parental allowance office can only process your application if, in addition to the application form, all required certificates regarding your income, your child, your employment and your health insurance are available. In addition, the identification documents of the parents as well as any existing notices regarding ALGI, sickness compensation, etc. are expected. When applying for parental allowance, make sure that all personal details are 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
  • Identity 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 Brandenburg to make it easier to fill out the forms and optimize the application process at the parental allowance office.

Online parental allowance application for Brandenburg

Since the end of 2021, Brandenburg has offered parents to create their applications via ElterngeldDigital. After registering, you fill out the application, print it out, and send it to the parental allowance office by mail. At the current time, a completely digital version (without printing/mailing) is not possible. In the online portal, parents can also save their application and continue the application forms at a later time.

You can find support with your parental allowance application in the practical Parental Allowance Software from Einfach Elterngeld. The functions such as the favorability test, additional earnings calculator and intelligent reference period planner help you apply for your family financial support.

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