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Child benefit (Kindergeld) 2022: payment dates (Auszahlungstermine) in Germany

Child benefit (Kindergeld) in Germany 2022: Child benefit is the amount paid by the state to families with children that are not able to support themselves financially. We explain how much child benefit is in 2022, and what the payment dates (auszahlungstermine) are:

Child benefit 2022 and the payment dates (Auszahlungstermine) in Germany.

Child benefit 2022: Amount of the payment

Child benefit might not be increased in 2022 but many stay hopeful since it was increased in 2021. Only the payment dates for 2022 have already been set (see below).

child benefit (monthly)
1st and 2nd child219
3rd child225
4th child and more250

Child benefit (Kindergeld) 2022: Payment dates (Auszahlungstermine) in Germany for child benefit

The Federal Employment Agency reported that this year (2022) child benefit and child allowance in Germany will be paid at the same time. The last digit of the respective child benefit number determines when the corresponding amounts are transferred to your account.

Child benefit digit end number: 0

  • January 5th
  • February 4th
  • March 3rd
  • April 5th
  • May 4th
  • June 3rd
  • July 5th
  • August 4th
  • September 5th
  • October 6th
  • November 4th
  • December 5th

Child benefit digit end number: 1

  • January 7th
  • February 8th
  • March 4th
  • April 7th
  • May 6th
  • June 8th
  • July 6th
  • August 5th
  • September
  • 7th October 7th
  • November 7th
  • December 6th

READ MORE: Child benefit for an adult child in Germany: How much are you entitled to and when?

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Child benefit digit end number: 2

  • January 11th
  • February 9th
  • March 7th
  • April 8th
  • May 9th
  • June 9th
  • July 7th
  • August 8th
  • September 8th
  • October 10th
  • November 8th
  • December 7th

Child benefit digit end number: 3

  • January 12
  • February 10
  • March 8
  • April 11
  • May 10
  • June 10
  • July 8
  • August 10
  • September 9
  • October 11
  • November 9
  • December 8

Child benefit digit end number: 4

  • January 13
  • February 11
  • March 10
  • April 12
  • May 11
  • June 13
  • July 11
  • August 11
  • September 12
  • October 12
  • November 10
  • December 9

Child benefit digit end number: 5

  • January 14
  • February 14
  • March 11
  • April 13
  • May 12
  • June 14
  • July 12
  • August 12
  • September 13
  • October 14
  • November 11
  • December 12

Child benefit digit end number: 6

  • January 17
  • February 15
  • March 14
  • April 14
  • May 16
  • June 15
  • July 13
  • August 15
  • September 14
  • October 17
  • November 14
  • December 13

Child benefit digit end number: 7

  • January 18
  • February 16
  • March 15
  • April 20
  • May 17
  • June 17
  • July 15
  • August 16
  • September 16
  • October 18
  • November 15
  • December 14

Child benefit digit end number: 8

  • January 19
  • February 17
  • March 16
  • April 21
  • May 18
  • June 20
  • July 18
  • August 17
  • September 19
  • October 19
  • November 16
  • December 15

Child benefit digit end number: 9

  • January 21
  • February 21
  • March 18
  • April 22
  • May 20
  • June 22
  • July 19
  • August 18
  • September 21
  • October 21
  • November 17
  • December 16

Source: Offentlicherdienst