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Applying for pension compensation for surviving spouses from statutory accident insurance in the event of remarriage

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

As a widow or widower and registered partner, you will receive a survivor's pension from the statutory accident insurance in the event of death as a result of an insured event.

If you remarry as a surviving dependant or enter into a new registered civil partnership, the surviving dependant's pension granted will be settled.

You will receive 24 times your monthly pension as a settlement.

The calendar months worked as part of a survivor's pension with a fixed term in advance will be offset against the settlement amount.

If you have already received a pension settlement on remarriage or a new registered civil partnership and your marital status has changed again, please contact your employer's liability insurance association or accident insurance fund. They will advise you on possible benefit entitlements.


Process flow

If you receive a survivor's pension from your employer's liability insurance association or accident insurance fund, you must state that you have remarried or are in a new civil partnership.

You can apply for a survivor's pension online or by post.

Online service:

  • Call up the online service.
  • You will be guided through the process on the accident insurance service portal.
  • You can log in.
    • If you would like to receive a reply from your Berufsgenossenschaft or accident insurance fund in the mailbox of your BundID account or My Company Account, you must have an account and authenticate yourself.
    • If you would like to receive the reply by post, you can continue without registering.
  • Select your responsible employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund or find them using the industry search.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Complete the online form and send it off.
  • Your notification will be automatically forwarded to your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund.
  • You will receive feedback via the desired channel.

Online service of your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund:

  • If you have access to the portal of your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund, you can also submit the notification electronically there if necessary.

Message by post:

  • Send an informal letter to your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund.
  • Make sure you provide the required information and enclose the necessary documents.
Requirements
  • You must be entitled to survivors' benefits from the statutory accident insurance.
  • You have remarried or formed a new civil partnership in accordance with the Civil Partnership Act.
Which documents are required?
  • Marriage certificate (family register) or
  • Civil partnership certificate in accordance with the Civil Partnership Act
What are the fees?

There are no costs.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

There is no deadline.

Legal basis
Appeal
  • Appeal
  • Detailed information on how to lodge an appeal can be found in the notification from your employer's liability insurance association or accident insurance fund.
Applications / forms

Forms available: No

Written form required: No

Informal application possible: Yes

Personal appearance necessary: No

Online services available: Yes

Author
Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS)

Process flow

If you receive a survivor's pension from your employer's liability insurance association or accident insurance fund, you must state that you have remarried or are in a new civil partnership.

You can apply for a survivor's pension online or by post.

Online service:

  • Call up the online service.
  • You will be guided through the process on the accident insurance service portal.
  • You can log in.
    • If you would like to receive a reply from your Berufsgenossenschaft or accident insurance fund in the mailbox of your BundID account or My Company Account, you must have an account and authenticate yourself.
    • If you would like to receive the reply by post, you can continue without registering.
  • Select your responsible employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund or find them using the industry search.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Complete the online form and send it off.
  • Your notification will be automatically forwarded to your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund.
  • You will receive feedback via the desired channel.

Online service of your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund:

  • If you have access to the portal of your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund, you can also submit the notification electronically there if necessary.

Message by post:

  • Send an informal letter to your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund.
  • Make sure you provide the required information and enclose the necessary documents.

Requirements

  • You must be entitled to survivors' benefits from the statutory accident insurance.
  • You have remarried or formed a new civil partnership in accordance with the Civil Partnership Act.

Which documents are required?

  • Marriage certificate (family register) or
  • Civil partnership certificate in accordance with the Civil Partnership Act

What are the fees?

There are no costs.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

There is no deadline.

Legal basis

Appeal

  • Appeal
  • Detailed information on how to lodge an appeal can be found in the notification from your employer's liability insurance association or accident insurance fund.

Applications / forms

Forms available: No

Written form required: No

Informal application possible: Yes

Personal appearance necessary: No

Online services available: Yes

Author

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS)

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