Refund of Pension Contributions

If you have worked in Germany and now live permanently in the US, your contributions to the pension fund can be refunded under certain circumstances upon your request. Please find more information at:

Deutsche Rentenversicherung's information on refund of contributions (English version)

Please use the following forms to apply for the refund of your contributions:

V901 "Antrag auf Beitragserstattung bei Auslandsaufenthalt - deutsch / englisch"

A1312 "Zahlungserklärung"

A9060 "Lebens- und Staatsangehörigkeitsbescheinigung"