Good news for families with low incomes in Germany from 2022



Germany – Nürnberg – Press release from the Federal Employment Agency dated December 17, 2021

More money for families with low incomes in Germany.
Good news for families with low incomes in Germany: from January 1, 2022, the maximum amount for the child allowance will increase by four euros to 209 euros per child per month.
Moreover, Families who have already applied for child allowance or who have already received it do not have to take action on their own – the payment amount will be automatically adjusted from January.

Parents and single parents receive child allowance from the family benefits office if they are entitled to child benefit for the respective child, if the child is under 25 years of age, is unmarried and if he / she lives in the same household. The application for child allowance can be filled out directly online and the necessary evidence uploaded.

Good to know: With the KiZ-Lotsen, you can check in just a few steps at whether an application for child allowance could be worthwhile. Further information on the eligibility requirements can also be found here. In order to answer individual questions about the child allowance, a video consultation can be arranged conveniently and easily from home.

You can find all the latest information on this, as well as on child benefit and child allowance, online at
GQ News Room.



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