Life certificate (Lebensbescheinigung)

Foto eines älteren Ehepaares beim Spaziergang

Älteres Ehepaar beim Spaziergang, © colourbox.com

01.12.2017 - Article

Important information

The Deutsche Rentenversicherung (German State Pension Authority) has provided special information on life certificates with view to the Corona pandemic.

You will find the Information in many languages at


Life certificates requested by German Social Security authorities are issued by the Embassy free of charge. The applicant has to appear in person and present the form sent by the Social Security authority together with a valid identification document (e.g. passport, identity card).

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