Giving birth in another country can get pretty complicated! If you are unsure how you apply for your baby's birth certificates and register his/her birth in Germany. Here are the details you need...
Today's post is an explanation of the 'Kindergeld' system, what it is, who qualifies to receive it and how to apply.
What is Kindergeld? Kindergeld is a 'children's allowance'. The monthly sum (detailed below) is paid to one parent until the age of 18. For children who are still in education after the age of 18 (e.g. an apprenticeship or university), Kindergeld will be paid until they turn 25 as long as the child’s income does not exceed 7680 Euro annually. Kindergeld will also be paid until age 21 for unemployed children and for an unlimited period of time if the child is unable to earn an income due to a disability.