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Conditions for owning a car

As a recipient of citizen's allowance, you are generally allowed to own a car if it is reasonable.

Adequate means that the value of the car is within the statutory asset limits for recipients of citizen's allowance. The benefits officers at the Jobcenter will check whether your car is considered appropriate when you apply for unemployment benefit.

If you have any questions, our customer service will be happy to help you by phone.

Costs that you incur for your car (such as fuel costs, tax, repairs, etc.) are not covered by the Jobcenter.) are not covered by the Jobcenter or are to be borne by yourself as part of your regular benefits.

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