If my claim is to be sent from this country to another EU country - Germany
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Which authority will help me send a claim to another EU country?
Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
D - 53123
Telephone: +49 228 99527 2680
Fax: +49 228 99527 4134
What is the role of the points of contact?
Where this refers to the assisting authorities, they help claimants by forwarding claims to the competent decision-making authorities.
Will this authority translate the supporting documents, if the outgoing claim needs this? If so, who pays for this?
Although there is unfortunately no provision for this in Directive 2004/80/EC, the German assisting authority often pays for translations when these are necessary.
Are there administrative or other charges to be paid when the claim is sent abroad?
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Last update: 12/12/2018