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Do you need a certain form to notify authorities or an agency of special circumstances regarding your pension? You will find all the document you need here.

Renten Service change form

Here you will find a form for notifying the Renten Service of changes in your personal circumstances that will affect the payment of your pension.

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Certificate of life 2022

Here you can find information regarding the 2022 certificate of life in your language.

Notes for 2022


Here you can find the correct form for 2022 in your language

Forms 2022

Change form for undertakers

Here undertakers will find the form they need to notify the Renten Service in cases of death.

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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:

Update: For accounts with Italian banks, confirmation by the bank will be required again, effective August 1, 2020.


Change form for pension insurance providers (including information and consulting offices)

Please bear in mind that documents or certificates are required for some changes. Send the completed change form, together with any additional documentation, to the Renten Service.

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