Coronavirus: State Aids

Which state aids are available for me?

The corona pandemic has been disrupting many lives for months. Many livelihoods have been massively impacted by the pandemic. Many workers have already lost their jobs. The self-employed, freelancers & entrepreneurs receive fewer orders or none at all or have to close their doors. Here you can find out what state aids have been offered for those hit with the economical impact of the pandemic. 

Which state aids are available for me?

What can I do if I am dismissed or earning little to no income?

Can I apply for extra money at Jobcentre due to the Corona crisis?

I am a student and lost my part-time job. Is there any help for me?

I am self-employed and have lost (part of) my income. What can I do?

What types of support are available for families?

I cannot pay my rent. What shall I do?

I can no longer pay my bills. What shall I do?

Does getting benefits from the state put me at risk of losing my residence permit?


If you suspect that you are infected, please do not go to the doctor's office before first calling them. You can also contact the Germany-wide patients' helpline by dialing 116117. Alternatively, you can call your state's Corona hotline.