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Where can I apply for benefits under Social Code II (SGB II)?

In the Jobcenter responsible for your place of residence. In Leipzig, that is the Jobcenter Leipzig. If you are resident outside Leipzig, you can find the Jobcenter that is responsible for you here. Simply enter your postcode (Postleitzahl).

The application can be made during opening hours in the respective Jobcenter, by post or email or at You will find a guide to using here.

Jobcenter Leipzig – General Contact Details

Address: Jobcenter Leipzig

Georg-Schumann-Straße 150

04159 Leipzig

Postal address: Jobcenter Leipzig

Postfach 100831

04008 Leipzig

Opening times: Monday: 08:00–12:00

Tuesday: 08:00–18:00

Wednesday: By appointment only

Thursday: 08:00–12:00

Friday: 08:00–12:00


Link: (general) (UKR)

Appointment request (DEU/ENG/UKR/RUS):

Email: (encrypted)

Fax: 0341 913 11111

General hotline (DEU/ENG): 0341 91310540 // 0341 91310705 (Mon–Fri 08:00–18:00)

Hotline (DEU/UKR/RUS): 0911 1787915 (Mon–Thu 08:00–16:00; Fri 08:00–13:00)

(Note: Once your application for benefits under Social Code II has been checked and approved, you will receive information about your personal caseworkers a few weeks later. Their contact details appear in the top right of the letterhead. From this point onwards, it is better to contact them directly.)