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Baby welcoming money (expense allowance for new-borns)

General information

The town of Reichenbach welcomes its youngest citizens and supports special purchases in the interest of the child´s well-being with a subsidy of 250 Euros.


Those parents whose child lives in their own household are the grantees. Those entitled to custody have to be registered with their main residence in the town of Reichenbach at least 3 months prior to the birth of the child. The expense allowance must be applied for up to completing the age of 1. The subsidy shall not be granted as means of general subsistence.

Legal bases

Statute regarding the granting of expense allowance for new-borns of the town of Reichenbach.

Necessary documents

  • completed application
  • birth certificate of the chil
  • didentity card of the person/s entitled to custody
  • Payment receipts for purchase(s) which are directly used for the child amounting to a total of at least 250 Euros

Further documents may possibly be requested.

Processing time

The processing time is generally 3 weeks after the complete submission of the documents.