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Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Apply for a placement budget at the job centre


The funding from the placement budget is intended to support you in looking for and taking up a new job or in-company or school-based training. The job centre can support you financially, for example by covering costs for your

  • Candidacies
  • trips or trips to job interviews,
  • required documents (e.g. certified copies, translations) or
  • Moving costs (if you need to move for the new job).

can be adopted.

Your integration specialist will check and decide which costs can be covered at your request / application before the expected costs are incurred.

You can receive the subsidy if you receive basic security benefits according to SGB II and are either looking for one of the above-mentioned options or to take up school education.

You can also receive the subsidy if you are seeking or starting employment subject to compulsory insurance in a member state of the European Union (EU), a state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or in Switzerland. The prerequisite is that you work at least 15 hours per week.

You cannot receive funding from the placement budget if:

  • the employer provides similar services,
  • other public bodies are legally obliged to pay similar services, or
  • Applications are not sent by yourself.

Please note that you are not legally entitled to funding from the placement budget. Whether and to what extent you will receive financial support is decided by your job center. You will also need to provide proof of your expenses.

  • You are at risk of unemployment or unemployed and want to take up employment subject to compulsory insurance.
  • You are looking for in-company or school-based training.
  • Funding from the placement budget must be applied for before the costs are incurred.

Depending on the support you have applied for, you will need to provide supporting documents. Your integration specialist will tell you which documents must be attached to the application.

There is no deadline. An application for funding and reimbursement from the placement budget must be submitted before costs are incurred.

Forms available: No
Written form required: No
Informal application possible: Yes
Personal appearance required: No
Online services available: Yes

You can submit an application for funding from the placement budget to the job centre responsible for you.

  • Make an appointment for a consultation with your integration specialist at the job centre.
  • In a conversation with you, we will then discuss whether funding from the placement budget is possible and what support services can be offered.
  • You will receive the relevant application documents from your integration specialist.
  • Fill out the documents, attach the necessary evidence or receipts and send the documents back to the job center.
  • Please note that you must apply for funding and reimbursement from the placement budget before you incur any costs.
  • You will receive a written notification as to whether the costs will be covered. In the application form, you can tick if you want to waive a decision, as long as your application is fully complied with.
  • The reimbursable costs will be transferred to the account you specified.

If you have a corresponding user account, you can also submit the application online via the "eService" online platform of the Federal Employment Agency.

Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS)

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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