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Life certificate

If you are entitled to German pension payments from a statutory pension or accident insurance provider and have supplementary pension benefits (Zusatzversorgung), you are asked once a year, under certain conditions, to present proof of life. 

Requirements for your 2023 proof of life:

  • Deutsche Post AG, NL Renten Service, 04078 Leipzig must receive your 2023 life certificate no later than October 13, 2023.
  • Renten Service must receive your original 2023 life certificate by mail.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Submissions by e-mail and fax will not be accepted!
  • Your life certificate must be filled out completely, certified by an official body and personally signed by the pension recipient.

NOTE: If no life certificate form was enclosed with the pension adjustment notification you received, you do not need to take any further action this year.

You will find detailed instructions, FAQs  and the appropriate form in your language in the following sections.