All information on parental allowance at a glance.
The first time with a baby needs to be well planned - also financially. What options does parental allowance offer? Learn about the different types of parental allowance and check how much your parental allowance can be. As a precaution, check whether you meet all the requirements to receive parental allowance. Then you can plan at your leisure and put together the model that fits your life from the parental allowance construction kit. If you would like to work and receive parental allowance at the same time: You can also find the most important details here.
So your planning is done? Then you can start by filling out the online application! By the way, you can also prepare and save the online application at your leisure even before the birth of your child. If there are still questions: We point the way to the offices that will be happy to help you.
Parental allowance replaces part of the lost income if you want to be there for your child after the birth and therefore temporarily work less or not at all. Even if you had no income before the birth, you can get parental allowance.
Parental allowance is available in three variants: basic parental allowance, parental allowance plus and partnership bonus. You can combine the variants with each other..
In North Rhine-Westphalia, the districts and independent cities are responsible for processing parental allowance. They will also advise you on all matters relating to parental leave. You can find the parental allowance office responsible for you on chancen.NRW by entering your zip code.
Parental leave offers mothers and fathers the opportunity to take an unpaid break from working life to care for their child. Parental leave and parental allowance are therefore not the same thing. However, it is often practical to combine them. You can find out exactly why here. Who can take parental leave and what does it mean to be on parental leave? You can find answers to these and other important questions about parental leave here. In addition, we show you what you need to pay attention to when you register parental leave.