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Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Apply for compensation after deprivation of liberty


Persons who have suffered damage to their health as a result of detention for political reasons in the GDR or in other eastern territories under the Federal Expellees Act and their surviving dependents are granted a pension and/or medical treatment under the Criminal Rehabilitation Act upon application.

Persons who have been rehabilitated by a court after an unlawful deprivation of liberty in the GDR receive, upon application, compensation for imprisonment and the issuance of a certificate of victim status of communist tyranny.

Former political prisoners and their surviving dependents can apply for a pension and/or medical treatment under the Prisoner Assistance Act.

Application forms can be requested from the State Administration Office. These will then be sent to you.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Landesverwaltungsamt Sachsen-Anhalt - Landesamt zur Regelung offener Vermögensfragen, 2. SED-UnBerG, Integration, Bildung, Ausbildungsförderung
Kühnauer Straße 161
06846 Dessau-Roßlau, Stadt
0340 6506-304
0340 6506-338

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Appointments can also be made outside office hours by individual arrangement. Please note that individual areas have different opening hours. These can be found on the respective website of the department.

Further Authorities
Landesverwaltungsamt Sachsen-Anhalt
Post Office Box 200256
06003 Halle (Saale), Stadt
0345 514-0
0345 514-1477
Landesverwaltungsamt Sachsen-Anhalt - Soziales Entschädigungsrecht
Maxim-Gorki-Straße 7
06114 Halle (Saale), Stadt
0345 514-3088
0391 567-2491
0345 514-3089