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Maintenance for conscripts and members of their families

Voluntary military service providers (FWDL) are granted benefits under the Maintenance Security Act (USG) upon application. Under certain conditions, they are reimbursed for the expenses for rent, loan interest and operating costs for the owner-occupied housing.

Further information can be found on the Bundeswehr website.

For voluntary conscripts, the following benefits may be granted under the Maintenance Security Act (USG):

  • Reimbursement of expenses for living space according to § 13 USG
  • Economic aid pursuant to § 14 USG
  • Benefits for relatives in the common household according to § 17 USG
  • Benefit for initial equipment at birth according to § 18 USG
  • Special donation according to § 19 USG
  • Reimbursement of contributions to health and long-term care insurance according to § 20 USG
  • Bridging grant according to § 21 USG
  • Benefits for relatives not living in the same household according to § 22 USG
  • Other benefits according to § 15 USG

Benefits under the Maintenance Security Act (USG) are granted upon application. The right to apply ends at the end of the third month after the end of voluntary military service. Exceptions for longer application deadlines may apply to § 13 USG and § 22 USG.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the Federal Office for Personnel Management of the Bundeswehr (BAPersBw).

Which documents are required?

Documents may be required. Please contact the competent authority.

What are the fees?

There are no fees.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the competent authority.


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competent Bodies

Data protection information

Landkreis Emsland
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible
bank account:
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
IBAN: DE26266600600120050000
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
IBAN: DE39266500010000001339
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Postbank Hannover
IBAN: DE36250100300012132306


Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
responsible for:

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

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