Matters relating to severely disabled persons

The Rhineland-Palatinate State Office for Social Affairs, Youth and Care is responsible for matters relating to severely disabled persons. It has the following tasks:

  • Advice on questions of law on severely disabled persons,
  • Determination of disabilities according to the Severely Disabled Persons Act (SGB IX) including compensation for disadvantages (mark),
  • issuing and renewing disability passes,
  • Establish the conditions for the free transport of severely disabled persons on public passenger transport and/or exemption/reduction from motor vehicle tax and issue of corresponding supplements.

Related Links

  • § 228 Ninth Book of the Social Code (SGB IX)
  • § 152 Ninth Book of the Social Code (SGB IX)

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