Life certificate for submission to the pension insurance: issue
As proof, the pension insurance may require a life certificate. This is an official document, which is issued by the competent authority on request.
The life certificate can be applied for in person at the competent authority.
If, for example, the applicant is unable to visit the competent body for health reasons, a copy of an informal application may be submitted with the necessary documents attached.
Who should I contact?
The responsibility lies with the municipality, the Joint Community and the city in which you have your residence.
Which documents are required?
- Identity card or passport
- in case of written application: informal application and copy of identity card or passport
- if applicable, further documents on request
What are the fees?
The fee must be paid upon personal appearance at the competent authority. In the case of written enquiries, the fee for proof of foreign pension insurance institutions and private insurance must be transferred to the account of the body to which the application is addressed.
Fee: free of chargeLife certificate for the purposes of statutory pension insurance
Fee: 4,80 EURPayment in advance: Nofor proof for foreign pension insurance institutions and for private insurance companies (e.g. occupational pensions)
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
There are no deadlines to be observed.
The life certificate is usually issued immediately upon personal application. In the case of written application and notification, the issue of the certificate may take a few days.
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of the Interior and Sport
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.