German authorities mainly pay two different kinds of pensions:
Different authorities pay these two forms of pensions. Some beneficiaries receive both kinds of pensions. Persons who worked in a Ghetto might fulfill the criteria for receiving an old age pension or a lump sum payment.
On the following sites, you can find contact details for the German Pension Authorities, information on life certificates, on what to do when a recipient of a pension passes away, on taxation of old age pensions, on payments for work in a Ghetto and more.