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Receive widow's and widower's pension from the agricultural accident insurance fund


If a fatal occupational accident or disease occurs, the agricultural accident insurance provides financial protection for the surviving dependents.
This means that the agricultural employers' liability insurance association can support you financially if your spouse dies as a result of such an insured event. The same applies to life partners. An application is not necessary.
The pension is two-thirds of the deceased person's annual income for the first 3 months after death. After that, the pension is 30 percent of the annual income. In total, you can receive the pension for up to 24 months.
After the first 3 months, the pension may be 40 percent of annual income if


  • You are raising a child,
  • are older than 47
  • or are disabled for work or disability.

If you have your own income, the pension is reduced.
You are generally not entitled to a pension if:

  • you entered into the marriage or civil partnership after the accident; and
  • the death occurred within the first year of this marriage or civil partnership.

An exception exists here if it is evident that you did not enter into the marriage or civil partnership primarily in order to receive the pension.

Process flow

You do not have to apply for the survivor's pension for widows, widowers and registered life partners due to an insured event in the agricultural accident insurance.

  • The Agricultural Employer's Liability Insurance Association (LBG) determines the entitlement and the amount of the agricultural accident insurance pension ex officio.
  • The LBG automatically learns of the insured event. As a rule, the employer of the deceased person informs the LBG.
  • However, you can inform the LBG informally yourself.
  • On the basis of the insured event, the LBG will check whether you are entitled to a pension.
  • If you are entitled to a pension, you will receive a decision from the LBG.

Requirements

  • Death as a result of an insured event.
  • Living in a legally valid marriage or civil partnership in accordance with the Civil Partnership Act.

Which documents are required?

  • Death certificate
  • Account number of the beneficiary (IBAN and BIC)
  • Marriage certificate (family record book) or civil partnership certificate
  • Social security number of the beneficiary
  • Birth certificates of joint children, if applicable

What are the fees?

There are no costs for you.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You do not have to meet any deadlines.

Processing duration

Usually 1 to 3 months.

Applications / forms

Forms: no

Online procedure possible: no

Written form required: no

Personal appearance required: no

Appeal

  • Appeal
    For detailed information on how to lodge an appeal, please refer to the decision issued by the Agricultural Employers' Liability Insurance Association.
  • Action before the Social Court

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs

Professionally released on

13.01.2022

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

competent Bodies


Sozialversicherung für Landwirtschaft, Forsten und Gartenbau (SVLFG)
Address: Weißensteinstraße 70-72, 34131 Kassel, documenta-Stadt
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Postal address: 34001 Kassel, documenta-Stadt
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Telephone: +49 561 785-0
Fax: +49 561 785219006

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Landkreis Emsland
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
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Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
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Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
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Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
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recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
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recipients: Landkreis Emsland
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bank: Postbank Hannover
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Marc-André Burgdorf
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Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
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Stadt Papenburg - Rechnungsprüfung
Postal address: Post Office Box 1755 , 26857 Papenburg
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Address: Hauptkanal rechts 68/69, 26871 Papenburg
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Telephone: 04961 82-320
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Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
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Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

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