Students can apply for a TV and Radio licensing fee exemption if they
There is an online registration form on the homepage of the Rundfunkbeitrag (see on the right), which can be downloaded. The form must be signed and notarised with copies of the required documents and mailed to the ARD ZDF Deutschlandradio Rundfunkbeitragsservice, 50656 Köln.
For students that receive BAfög there is a special intent site to make this process easier (see link Befrei-Dich.de on the right). In just a few steps students can download the exemption registration. Due to legal reasons, the form has to be notarised and sent via post as an original signature is needed.
The Student Services’ social counsellor will notarised signatures for free during opening hours. Students are asked to bring original BAföG certificates and a duplicate and when possible a completed exemption registration form.