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Forced labor compensation

The Compensation Office in the State Administration Authority in Berlin, Landesamt für Bürger- und Ordnungsangelegenheiten Berlin, has document records related to the project of the German Federal Compensation Law on restitution of wrongful NS measures (BEG and the law on recognition and provisions for people persecuted by National Socialism for political, racist or religious reasons (PrVG) which is valid only in the State of Berlin:

1. Files on rejected compensation applications
2. Files on application proceedings leading to a single compensation payment
3. Files on repeated payments according to BEG
4. Files on proceedings according to PrVG
5. Any files on family members

Information, statements and certification of forced labor and pecuniary loss in the sense of German federal law "Remembering, responsibility and future" (forced labor law) from the document records may in principle contain those persons who have at any time submitted applications to the compensation office, formerly Entschädigungsamt Berlin.
Information from the document records may also be requested by family members.

If no applicable information can be granted, the compensation office as the coordination authority for the State of Berlin for German federal law "Remembering, responsibility and future" refers the inquirers to other competent sources or other institutions.

The compensation office requires the following information from the inquirers in order to process the matters in accordance with § 18 Stiftungsgesetz:

- Last name, First name, Name at birth, Date of birth, Address

- Registration number of the compensation proceedings in Berlin (If known or received)

This information may be sent to the following address to prepare for granting information:

Landesamt für Bürger- und Ordnungsangelegenheiten

Abteilung I - Entschädigungsbehörde -

D-10702 Berlin

FAX: 49 30 9012-4001

eMail to "Forced labor compensation"

Stiftungsgesetz The full wording of the law, Stiftungsgesetz, is available in the Internet under www.bundesfinanzministerium.de laden »

(Stiftungserrichtungsgesetz, 57913 Bytes)


Landesamt für Bürger-
und Ordnungs-
Abt. I, Koordinierungsstelle zur Ausführung des Bundesgesetzes zur Errichtung einer Stiftung "Erinnerung, Verantwortung, Zukunft"
Fehrbelliner Platz 1
10707 Berlin

Zwangsarbeit in Berlin

Die Arbeit der Koordinierungsstelle: