Employment and pensions

The possibility of digital transmission of certificates to the Employment Agency is now mandatory

Published on 18th Jan 2023

As an employer, you are obliged to issue and submit various certificates at the request of former employees or the Employment Agency. Since 1 January 2023, this is no longer possible in paper form, but electronic transmission via the so-called electronic notification procedure BEA (“Bescheinigungen elektronisch annehmen“, meaning "accept certificates electronically") is mandatory.

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