Legal guardians and parents can apply for child benefits
Child benefits are provided:
- For children who are in vocational training until the age of 25
- For unemployed children until the age of 21
- For children who live in Germany or in a member state of the EU or the EWR
The child benefits are paid independent from the income.
In addition, families can be granted child allowances for the income tax.
On the 1st of July 2019 (1.7.2019) the child benefits were raised once again and is currently
The application happens via the Familienkasse der Agentur for Arbeit.