Social discount

The city of Hamburg offers for recipients of benefits
  • the Social Security Code II (unemployment benefit II or social benefit),
  • the 3rd and 4th book of the Social Security Code XII (social assistance and basic security in old age) or according to
  • the Asylum Seekers Benefits Act
a social discount on HVV season tickets from April 1, 2021.
The social discount currently enables reduced use of season tickets for local public transport (HVV) for EUR 22.60 per month (from 2021).
no

Preconditions

Persons and their household members are entitled to the social discount, provided they receive subsistence benefits according to the
  • SGB II (unemployment benefit II or social benefit),
  • 3rd chapter of SGB XII (ongoing support for subsistence)
  • 4th chapter of SGB XII (basic security in old age and in the case of reduced earning capacity) or
  • Asylum Seeker Benefits Act (AsylbLG)

obtain and have your residence in Hamburg.

Hints

The application form is available online (see links) and also here:
  • HVV offices
  • Specialist offices for basic security and social affairs / social service centers of the district offices (for the legal areas of the Social Security Code XII and the Asylum Seekers Benefits Act)
  • Location of job centers of team.arbeit.hamburg (for the legal area of the Social Security Code II)
It can be picked up on site.

The social discount is not granted on weekly tickets and the semester ticket.

Related Links

  • Social card - extensive information on the Internet
  • Team.arbeit.hamburg job center
  • HVV page on the social discount
From April 1st, 2021, beneficiaries can order their season ticket from the HVV service points by submitting an application form and proof of identity.

The application form is available here:
  • HVV offices
  • Specialist offices for basic security and social affairs / social service centers of the district offices (for the legal areas of the Social Code XII and the Asylum Seekers Benefits Act)
  • Location of job centers of team.arbeit.hamburg (for the legal area of the Social Security Code II)

In the future, there will be no need for you to speak in advance in person for the granting of the social discount on HVV season tickets in your performance-granting office.

The beneficiaries simply fill out the application form themselves, sign it and hand it in at the HVV service points when purchasing tickets.

The employees of the service points of the HVV check the identity using an identification document and confirm this on the form.

As before, those entitled to benefits will then receive their regular monthly or subscription card.

Responsible for the content
No information available

Last update or date of publication
No information available