Payment declaration / payment authorization - outside Germany
Here you will find the appropriate payment declaration / payment authorization form for pension payments from the Federal Republic of Germany to other countries.
Due to the current situation regarding the global corona crisis, your bank’s confirmation of the Zahlungserklärung (payment declaration)/Zahlungsermächtigung (payment authorization) can be waived as an exception. In this case, please send us a copy of your bank statement for this bank account (not older than thirty days) together with the Zahlungserklärung (payment declaration)/Zahlungsermächtigung (payment authorization). In this exceptional situation, we will also accept transmission of the documents by fax (+49 221 5692-778) or e-mail sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Update: For accounts with Italian banks, confirmation by the bank will be required again, effective August 1, 2020.