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Compensation for conscription victims: granting

Did you suffer military service damage while you were in the Bundeswehr? Then, upon request, you can receive care under the Soldiers' Supply Act. Benefits may also be eligible for widows, half-orphans and full-time orphans, and under certain conditions also for surviving parents.

Damage to military service is a damage to health caused, in particular, by a military service, an accident during the exercise of military service or the conditions peculiar to that service.

The nature and amount of the benefits are determined in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Supply Act. The catalogue of benefits of the Federal Supply Act includes:

  • Healing and medical treatment
  • orthopaedic care
  • Occupational rehabilitation Pensions to the injured and survivors (regardless of income and income)
  • Capital compensation/basic pension compensation
  • Welfare benefits (based on social assistance, youth welfare and job promotion)
  • Death and funeral allowance

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the branch of the Lower Saxony State Office for Social Affairs, Youth and Family, which is responsible for your place of residence.

Which documents are required?

  • in case of written submission of the application: birth certificate or status data confirmed by a department of the Bundeswehr
  • in case of personal submission of the application: present an identity card or passport.
  • Confirmation of reporting
  • medical documents in your possession if necessary (e.g. expert opinion)
  • if applicable, power of attorney, caregiver's certificate or certificate of identification
  • If necessary, certificate of the health insurance fund if an insurance relationship has continued during military service

What are the fees?

There are no charges.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The benefits shall begin at the earliest with the termination of the employment relationship if the application is made within one year of the termination of the employment relationship. During their service, soldiers may be entitled to compensation for the damage to military service from the authorities of the Bundeswehr administration.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony State Office for Social Affairs, Youth and Family

competent Bodies

Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Soziales, Jugend und Familie - Außenstelle Oldenburg

Address: Moslestraße 1 , 26122 Oldenburg (Oldenburg)

Telephone: 0441 2229-0
Fax: 0441 2229-3270
Transport Connection:
Parking:
Parking Place: Number: 2, Fees: unknown
Handicapped Parking Place: Number: 2, Fees: unknown
Building Access:
elevator available : unknown
wheelchair-accessible : unknown

Data protection information

Gemeinde Rhede (Ems) - Ordnungsamt/Gewerbe/Feuerwehrwesen

Postal address: Post Office Box 1134

Address: Gerhardyweg 1, 26899 Rhede (Ems)

Telephone: 04964 9182-19
Fax: 04964 9182-40
Transport Connection:
Parking:
Handicapped Parking Place: Number: 2, Fees: no
Parking Place: Number: 60, Fees: no
Building Access:
elevator available : yes
wheelchair-accessible : yes
bank account:
recipients: Gemeinde Rhede (Ems)
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
IBAN: DE08266614940000164300
recipients: Gemeinde Rhede (Ems)
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
IBAN: DE06266500010017000019
payment methods:
Sepa Credit Transfer, Bank Transfer, Cash Payment, Sepa Direct Debit, Paypal

Ansprechpartner

Point of contact:
Herr Holger Knak
Address: Gerhardyweg 1, 26899 Rhede (Ems)
Telephone: 04964 9182-19
Fax: 04964 9182-40
Department:
Ordnungsamt, Sozialamt, Bürgeramt, Standesamt, Gewerbeamt
Room:
19
responsible for:

Landkreis Emsland

Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen

Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62

Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Building Access:
elevator available : yes
wheelchair-accessible : yes
bank account:
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
BIC: GENODEF1LIG
IBAN: DE26266600600120050000
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
BIC: NOLADE21EMS
IBAN: DE39266500010000001339
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Postbank Hannover
BIC: PBNKDEFF250
IBAN: DE36250100300012132306

Ansprechpartner

Point of contact:
Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
Room:
605
responsible for:

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen

Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover

Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99
Building Access:
elevator available : unknown
wheelchair-accessible : unknown

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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