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Payment of pension for survivors of war victims


If a war victim has died as a result of injury, the widow, surviving partner, orphans and relatives in the ascending line are entitled to a survivor's pension.

The pension will be paid to an account held by you or by a third party living with you in the same household.

If you wish, the pension can also be paid free of charge as a money order by Deutsche Postbank AG to your place of residence or habitual abode. In special cases, the pension can be paid in cash at the competent administrative office.

Process flow

You specify the desired method of payment (account details, account holder) when submitting your application.

The pension is paid out free of charge

    • to an account of the person entitled to receive the pension
    • to an account of a person who lives in the same household as the person entitled to receive the pension.
    • as a payment order by Deutsche Postbank AG to the person's place of residence or habitual abode
    • In special cases as a cash payment at the responsible administrative office

Requirements

Granting of a survivor's pension for war victims

Which documents are required?

  • Proof of account
  • If applicable, power of attorney for the account

What are the fees?

None

Fee: free of charge

Processing duration

The payout to a domestic account can take up to 5 business days after payment instruction.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry for Social Affairs, Health and Equality

Professionally released on

06.11.2020

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

competent Bodies


Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Soziales, Jugend und Familie
Postal address: Post Office Box 10 08 44 , 31108 Hildesheim
Timetable
Address: Domhof 1 , 31134 Hildesheim
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Telephone: 0180 2001560
Fax: 05121 304-611
Transport Connection:
Station "Bohlweg" oder "Schuhstr."
Bus: 1,2,4 und 5
Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible

Data protection information


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

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