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Hello everybody,

somebody knows how the ticket for public transport in Berlin for refugees works? Where can I get it and what are the limitations?
Does the Refugee need to pay for it or is it really free of charge?
asked Nov 12, 2015 in Money by Andre (180 points)

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Hi Andre,

if the refugee lives in a camp inside Berlin he can grab his arrival papers and go to the lageso and get a ticket from bvg workers who will be there.
The ticket will be granted within the first 3 month after arrival.
The monthly payment will be reduced by 26€ so the ticket is not entirely free of charge.
If he lives in a flat, he needs to bring his arrival papers to the burgeramt. There he will get a Bewilligungskarte. With the  Bewilligungskarte he can buy a public transport ticket with a discount. It is called Wertabschnitt and the price depends on the reach.
answered Nov 12, 2015 by Peter (570 points)
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