Is there a maximum age for retirement?

Age limit officials
Civil servants & retirement: These age limits apply to civil servants

Baden-WuerttembergStandard retirement age is 67 years (Section 36 (1) LBG BW in conjunction with Article 62 (3) (1) DRG)

65 years for those born before 1947. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age in the table shown at the federal level (see above). (Art. 62 § 3 Abs. 2 DRG)

Extension of the service period up to the age of 70 at most. (Section 39 LBG BW) Entry into retirement on request from the age of 63 at the earliest. (Section 40 (1) LBG BW)BavariaStandard retirement age is 67 years (Art. 62 in conjunction with Art. 143 para. 1 sentence 1 and 2 BayBG)

65 years for those born before 1947. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age according to the table shown at the federal level (see above)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years (Art. 63 BayBG)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 64 at the earliest (Art. 64 BayBG)BerlinStandard retirement age is 65 years (Section 38 LBG Berlin)

Extension of the service period up to the age of 68 at most. (Section 38 (2) LBG Berlin or Section 38 (2) in conjunction with Sections 104 (2), 106, 107 LBG Berlin)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 63 at the earliest (Section 39 (3) LBG Berlin)BrandenburgStandard retirement age is 67 years(Section 45 (1) LBG LB)

65 years for those born before 1947. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age in accordance with the table shown at the federal level (see above) (Section 45 (1) LBG LB)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years (Section 45 (3) LBG LB)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 63 at the earliest (Section 46 (1) LBG LB)BremenStandard retirement age is 67 years (§ 35 Abs. 1 BremBG)

65 years for those born before 1947. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age according to the table shown at the federal level (see above) (Section 35 (2) BremBG)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years (Section 35 (4) BremBG)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 63 at the earliest (Section 36 (1) BremBG)HamburgStandard retirement age is 67 years (§ 35 Abs. 1 HmbBG)

65 years for those born before 1947. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age according to the table shown at the federal level (see above) (Section 35 (2) HmbBG)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years (Section 35 (4) HmbBG)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 63 at the earliest (Section 36 (1) HmbBG)HesseStandard retirement age is 67 years (§ 33 Abs. 1 HBG - changed by 1. DRModG Hessen)

65 years for those born before 1947 . Gradual increase in the standard retirement age according to the table shown at the federal level (see above) (Section 33 (3) HBG)

Extension of the service period up to the age of 70 at most. (Section 34 (1) HBG)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 62 at the earliest. (Section 35 (1) HBG)Mecklenburg-Western PomeraniaStandard retirement age is 67 years (Section 35 (1) LBG M-V)

65 years for those born before 1947. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age according to the table shown at the federal level (see above) (Section 35 (2) LBG M-V)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years (Section 35 (3) LBG M-V)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 63 at the earliest. (Section 36 (1) LBG M-V)Lower SaxonyStandard retirement age is 67 years (Section 35 (1) NBG)

65 years for those born before 1947. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age according to the table shown at the federal level (see above) (Section 35 (2) NBG)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years (§ 36 NBG)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 60 at the earliest. (Section 37 NBG)North Rhine-WestphaliaStandard retirement age is 67 years (Section 31 (1) LBG NRW)

65 years for those born before 1947. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age according to the table shown at the federal level (see above) (Section 31 (2) LBG NRW)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years, up to a maximum of 70 years of age. (Section 32 (1) LBG NRW)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 63 at the earliest. (Section 33 (3) LBG NRW)Rhineland-PalatinateStandard retirement age is 67 years (Section 37 (1) LBG R-P)

65 years for those born before 1951. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age in 13 stages until 2029) (Section 37 (3) LBG R-P)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years, up to a maximum of 70 years of age. (Section 38 (1) LBG R-P)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 63 at the earliest. (Section 39 (1) LBG R-P)SaarlandStandard retirement age is 67 years(Section 43, Paragraph 1 of the Saar Civil Service Act (SGB))

65 years for those born before 1950. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age in 15 stages until 2029) (Section 43 (2) SGB)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years, up to a maximum of 70 years of age. (§ 43 Abs. 3 SGB)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 63 at the earliest. (Section 44 (1) SGB)SaxonyStandard retirement age is 67 years (Section 46 (1) SächsBG)

65 years for those born before 1947. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age according to the table shown at the federal level (see above) (Section 46 (2) SächsBG)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years, up to a maximum of 70 years of age. (Section 47 SächsBG)

Entry into retirement on requestfrom the age of 63 at the earliest. (Section 48 (1) SächsBG)Saxony-AnhaltStandard retirement age is 67 years (Section 39 (1) LBG LSA)

65 years for those born before 1954. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age in 10 stages. (Section 39 (2) LBG LSA)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years. (Section 39 (4) LBG LSA)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 63 at the earliest. (Section 40 (1) LBG LSA)Schleswig-HolsteinStandard retirement age is 67 years (Section 35 (1) LBG S-H)

65 years for those born before 1947. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age according to the table shown at the federal level (see above) (Section 35 (2) LBG S-H)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years. (Section 35 (4) LBG S-H)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 63 at the earliest. (Section 36 (2) LBG S-H)Thuringia

Standard retirement age is 67 years (§ 25 Abs. 1 ThürBG)

65 years for those born before 1947. Gradual increase in the standard retirement age according to the table shown at the federal level (see above) (Section 25 (2) ThürBG)

Extension of the service period by a maximum of 3 years. (§ 25 Paragraph 6-7 ThürBG)

Entry into retirement on request from the age of 62 at the earliest. (§ 26 Abs. 1 ThürBG)