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Participation by people with disabilities

The German State supports equal participation in social life by people with physical, psychological or mental disabilities. Persons with a severe disability are also entitled to particular protection in their working and professional life, for example in the event of their contract being terminated.

Applying for a disabled person’s ID card

If you are afflicted with a disability or severe disability you will receive upon application a (severely) disabled person’s ID card from the pensions office. The card will document the degree of your disability, and will enable you to receive concessions, for example on public transport.

display as address: Information available locally

You can obtain further information in your area from:

  • general practitioners,
  • health insurance funds,
  • the local health office and social services office,
  • pension insurance schemes
  • the Migration Advisory Service for Adult Immigrants and the Youth Advisory Service

Date 18 December 2015

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