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Do you need information about your rights at work in Germany?

I do not have a confirmed residence status. Can I still apply for parental leave pay?

Special rules apply to parents with a non-German passport. Whether they receive parental leave pay depends on their nationality and residence status.

People with the following residence status can apply for parental leave pay:

  • Settlement permit (Niederlassungserlaubnis)
  • Permanent EU settlement permit
  • EU Blue Card, ICT Card, a Mobile ICT Card or a residence permit, which entitles (or has entitled) you to work for a period of at least 6 months – There are further restrictions. Please consult your local parental leave pay office.

Persons with the following residence status cannot apply for parental leave pay:

  • Temporary resident permit (Aufenthaltsgestattung)
  • Tolerated stay (Duldung)
  • Vocational or continuing training in Germany