Who pays the orphan’s pension?

The orphan’s pension is a benefit of the statutory social insurance. The statutory accident insurance and pension insurance (GRV) are responsible for paying it.
The orphan’s pension is normally paid until the age of 18, but can be extended until the age of 27. Under the following conditions:
during school education or vocational training with more than 20 hours per week
during a voluntary social/ecological year
during the Federal Volunteer Service
if the child is physically, mentally or emotionally handicapped.

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