BREXIT has caused a lot of confusion about the question if a UK citizen has the right to claim back / apply for a refund of the German Pension contributions before reaching retirement age. We have talked to the German pension insurance in February 2021 and would like to bring clarity to this topic and…Read more Can I claim back German Pension contributions after BREXIT
This is a question very often asked by Expats who left or are planning to leave Germany after their assignment. When working in Germany employees had to pay their contribution to the German Pension Insurance for years....and now? Where did all this money go? How can I get it back? There are three different possibilities: You…Read more What happens with the pension contributions after leaving Germany?
Before you are going to leave Germany, you should already think about some points which matter in regards to the reimbursement of the German Pension Insurance (Deutsche Rentenversicherung). Before you leave, you should officially deregister at the local office (“Einwohnermeldeamt”). This way, you avoid any confusion on the side of the German authorities. Keep a proof your…Read more Leaving Germany? Things you need to do before you are leaving Germany