If you would like information about your future pension entitlements and your pension start date, you can request this informally at any time.If your severely disabled ID card expires or you have lost it, you can apply for a new one.If you have been assessed as having a degree of disability of at least 50, you can apply for a severely disabled person's pass.If you are no longer able to work due to illness or disability, you can receive a reduced earning capacity pension in many cases.If your spouse or registered partner dies, in many cases you can receive a widow's or widower's pension.If you are affected by a disability, you can apply for a determination of your disability under certain conditions. This will also determine the degree of disability.From your 27th birthday, you will receive annual pension information from your pension insurance provider if you have paid contributions for a total of at least 5 years. You can also request the pension information informally at any time.
These Assistance Services support you in exercising your rights and fulfilling your duties in the European internal market.
The Office for the equal treatment of EU Workers provides information about living and working in Germany in simple easy-to-understand language in 11 languages.