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Child benefit (Kindergeld) payment dates in January 2022: when should I expect a payout?

Child benefit (Kindergeld) 2022 January payment dates: Child benefit is the amount paid by the state to families with children that are not able to support themselves financially. We explain when the payment days are in January of 2022:

Child benefit (Kindergeld) 2022 January payment dates and what amount should you expect:

How much is Kindergeld in Germany?

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 is at least 219 euros per month for each child.

Should you have several children, then their numbers determined the amount that you receive in total. You are still entitled to child benefit if the child does not also live with you.

You are also entitled to a greater amount should you have more than three children even if the child’s siblings live with the other parent.

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Child benefit 2022: payment dates (Auszahlungstermine) in Germany

Child benefit payment in January 2022: When should I expect a payout?

  • January 5th
  • January 11th
  • January 12th
  • January 13th
  • January 14th
  • January 17th
  • January 18th
  • January 19th
  • January 21st

Who is entitled to receive child benefit in 2022?

Child benefit is received by only one parent and should there be several children present, then the individual amounts are paid out as one sum.

In regards to the dates the child benefit is paid out (we have an article to guide you here: Child benefit 2022: payment dates (Auszahlungstermine) in Germany). Payments dates are dependent on your child’s benefit number.

Source: Arbeitsagentur