Change of address: pension insurance institution
table of content
You should inform the pension insurance institution from which you receive your pensionGerman text immediately of any change of address.
Individuals who are living abroad and receiving a pension are not generally entitled to a compensatory allowanceGerman text. If you miss the two-week deadline for reporting the change of address, the pension insurance institution can reclaim the compensatory allowance that was wrongly paid out.
Individuals who receive a pension and change their address
- Receiving a pension
- Change of address
- Prior notification to the competent registration office (Municipal Executive or local authority)
Within two weeks of the move
The competent pension insurance institution:
- Pensionsversicherungsanstalt (→ PVA)German text
- Sozialversicherungsanstalt der Selbständigen (→ SVS)German text
- Versicherungsanstalt öffentlich Bediensteter, Eisenbahnen und Bergbau (→ BVAEB)German text
Notification of the move or the new address is generally provided in an informal manner. You can provide notification of the change in writing, in person, by e-mail or by telephone.
If you provide notification of your move by telephone, you should ensure that you obtain the name of the person dealing with this matter so that it is possible to confirm afterwards that you have reported your move properly.
Your pension insurance institution will check carefully whether your move will affect the pension you are receiving and inform you directly about this.
No documents are required.
Costs and fees
There are no fees payable for notifying the pension insurance institution of the change of address.
If you receive your pension from the Austrian Pension Insurance Institution and move to a different federal state, a different ÖGK regional office will be responsible for your health insurance after your move.
The pension insurance act that applies to your competent pension insurance institution (e.g. ASVG, GSVG, BSVG)
There is no expert information available.
Link to form
Authentication and signature
Means of redress or appeal
Assistance and problem-solving services
There are no assistance or problem-solving services.
Further service points:
Ombudsman services for insurance institutionsGerman text
Responsible for the content: oesterreich.gv.at Editorial Staff