Retirement and basic pension contracts; declaration of waiver of certification.

If you wish to waive certification of a pension or basic pension contract for the future, you can declare a corresponding waiver.



A waiver for the future can be submitted by:

  • Providers of certified old-age provision and basic pension contracts.


You must declare the waiver in writing to the certification office of the Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt).

  • Download the application from the BZSt website.
  • Complete the application electronically, print it out and sign it.
  • Send the application by mail to the BZSt certification office.
  • Your application will be processed and reviewed by the BZSt.
  • You will receive written confirmation of your waiver by mail.
  • The declaration of waiver of certification of old-age provision and basic pension contracts becomes effective on a date determined by the provider in the future, at the earliest upon receipt by the certification office.



Processing time

  • regularly 1 to 6 weeks

Required documents

  • Required Documents




  • none


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