Some procedures for compensation have changed.
Please read the FAQs
We have begun mailing A2 Life Certificates country by country as of September 10, 2020. It will take several weeks for all A2 recipients to receive their 2020 Life Certificate. If you do not receive your life certificate or a letter from us saying that you are exempt from the life certificate process in the mail by October 10, 2020, please contact us:
From Western Europe and North Africa:
From the United States and All Other Countries
Telephone: +1 (646) 536-9100
Use this application form to apply for most pensions, one-time payments and social services*
*The Claims Conference uses one application form for most compensation programs (for Kindertransport Fund only, use the form above, for the supplemental Hardship Fund payment, The Claims Conference will be sending applications via mail.)
There is no fee to apply for compensation from the Claims Conference.
You do not need to pay anyone for this application form and you are not required to obtain assistance in completing and/or submitting this application form.
The applicant’s signature must be notarized or certified by a notary public, bank, German consulate or a Jewish social service agency possessing a seal.
See a full list of certifying authorities.
If an applicant is unable to sign this application form, an authorized representative may sign on his/her behalf. See full instructions for authorized representatives.
*Note-only complete this form if you are an authorized representative. If the applicant can sign the form himself/herself, the doctor’s form is not required.