Severely disabled card Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

The severely disabled card is a federally uniform proof of the status of a severely disabled person. It is a prerequisite for the use of rights and disadvantages, such as: special protection against dismissal under labour law, entitlement to additional leave, Benefits in income tax and discounted or free transport by bus and train. It indicates the degree of disability and health characteristics. These features are: aG - exceptional walking disability H - Helpless within the meaning of the Income Tax Act Bl - Blind Gl - Deaf RF - Reduction of broadcasting fee 1. Kl. - Eligible to use the first class in railways with tickets for the second class or within the personal route directory (only for pensioners according to the Federal Supply Act or the Federal Compensation Act) B - Authorisation to take an accompanying person with him when using public transport G - Significant impairment of mobility in road traffic The cards have the colors green or green/orange. Severely disabled persons who can benefit from the right to free transport by public passenger transport will receive an ID card in the colours green/orange. For severely disabled persons from the age of 10 years, a coloured photo in passport size is required.

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Formless writing with a coloured passport picture in the annex, which you address to your responsible Hessian Office for Supply and Social Affairs.

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Preconditions
Degree of disability of at least 50

Hints
If you have to prove your severely disabled status, it is sufficient if you present the badge for the severely disabled. The presentation of the declaration of findings cannot be required.

Responsible for the content
Hessian Ministry of Social Affairs and Integration

Last update or date of publication
26.01.2017