Other Services and Information
You have worked in Germany, now live in the USA and want to know how to apply for a German pension? This webpage provides information on the application process, the proper German pension authorities, possible effects on your U.S. Social Security and more. You can also find information on what to do, if you already receive a pension from Germany, but did not receive your monthly pension payment.
Pensions from Germany
Nine German Missions throughout the US offer consular services. Each Mission covers a specific geographic region. To find out which Mission can assist you, please use our Consulate Finder.
Due to the relaunch of the Federal Office of Administration's (BVA) website, the English version of the BVA-website is currently offline. We will restore the links as soon as the English version of BVA website is online again. In the meantime, please use our legal information in German language.