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Apply for cost exemption for the integration course


If you receive unemployment benefit II, social assistance, unemployment benefit I without further income or are financially needy for other reasons, you can attend the integration course free of charge.

Please submit an application to your responsible bamf regional office in good time before the start of the course. If necessary, the application for exemption from costs can also be submitted together with the application for admission to participate in the integration course or the application for one-time admission to repeat 300 language hours of the integration course.

A retroactive cost exemption for the time before your application is not possible.

You can apply in writing to the BAMF for exemption from costs for the integration course.

You can submit your application for exemption from costs in writing to the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF).

In writing by post

  • You can choose to fill out the form on the BAMF website or download it and then fill it out.
  • Print the form and sign it.
  • Attach the required evidence to your form.
  • Send the form to the BAMF regional office responsible for you.
  • The BAMF will examine your application and contact you if you have any questions or missing documents.
  • You will receive a notification by post that your application has been approved or rejected.

Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF)

Address Frankenstrasse 210
90402 Nuremberg
Telephone +49 911 943-0
Fax +49 911 943-10000
Email service@bamf.bund.de
WEB www.bamf.de/
Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The following can apply for a cost exemption:

  • who is not automatically exempt from the cost contribution obligation and
  • receives a right to participate in the integration course and
  • receives unemployment benefit I, unemployment benefit II or social assistance, or
  • who can otherwise prove his financial need.

When applying, you must submit:

  • Current proof (notification in copy) of receipt of
    • Unemployment benefit I,
    • Unemployment benefit II or
    • Welfare
  • alternatively: Current proof (notification in copy) of financial need, such as:
    • Receipt of housing benefit or
    • Exemption from the broadcasting fee (GEZ) or
    • Other proof or decision of another body on financial need


Note: An application is required before the start of the course.

  • for the processing of the application: usually about 2 weeks
  • Forms: yes
  • Online procedure possible: no
  • Written form required: no
  • Personal appearance required: no

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Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (BMI)

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