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Disability Equality with severely disabled people

They can be treated as severely disabled people if the level of disability found is at least 30 but less than 50. With equality, you basically have the same status as severely disabled people. This means that the same rules apply to you, for example:

  • special protection against dismissal
  • Help for workplace equipment
  • Support by special is provided by specialist services
  • Employment incentives for employers (such as wage cost subsidies)

This does not include additional leave, free transport and special pension requirements.

You may be able to secure your job with equality. This is true if it is endangered, for example, by:

  • frequent absence due to disability
  • less resilience
  • reduced professional and/or regional mobility

Process flow

The application for equality shall be submitted to the competent body by means of a form.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the employment agency responsible for your place of residence.

Requirements

  • the degree of your disability detected at least 30, but less than 50

Which documents are required?

  • Application for equality
  • Statement of findings on the present disability

What are the fees?

There are no charges.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

There are no deadlines to observe.

What else should I know?

Further information can be found on the website of the competent body.

If you have any questions about equality, you can also call 0800 4 555500 (toll-free).

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

Landkreis Emsland - Fachbereich Soziales

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

Ansprechpartner

Point of contact:
Marianne Runde
Telephone: 05931 44-6314
Room:
114, Kreishaus III
responsible for:

Data protection information

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)

Further Links

Single points of contact of the state of Lower Saxony, Single points of contact of the countries of Europe, advice and assistance for EU citizens and their families.