Applying for asylum can be long and complicated. Know Here how you can Apply For Asylum In Germany.
How will the status in Germany determine?
How long you can stay in Germany depends on the asylum application process. To start this process, you need to register first. Then you can apply for the asylum. The only place to do the whole process is at your local branch. The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees. Then there would an interview conducted. Where you will explain why you fled your country. And why you don’t want to return. Your reasons were recorded in writing.
You can find BAMF branch offices here
How long does it take?
The application was processed within a few months. Every applicant has a clerk. That’s why the applications of family members aren’t all dealt at the same time.
What is my status?
The status depends on the route you took to get here. And if you get recognized as a refugee for asylum. You were allowed to staying in Germany. Refugees get a permanent house permit after several years.
Who is not recognized?
Those who come from “Safe States of Origin”. They are not likely to grant asylum in Germany. Those who are applying for asylum for economic reasons are also rejected. The rejection was delivered in written form. The letter will inform the person has to leave Germany.
How do I pay for food?
Refugees spend their initial months in Germany. This is known as an “initial aid facility.” It is a large and fenced-in property. It has police, doctor, cafeteria, and dorms. You will receive three meals, clothing and hygiene items.
After then you were assigned to a city. You cannot choose the place. This can be a bed in a group facility.
- Information for asylum seekers: The start of operations of center on 1 August 2018. A new practice of “independent counseling” for the seekers was initiated.
- Dublin: The BAMF issued 54,910 Dublin requests. Implemented 9,209 transfers. If the applicant fails to be present for the appointment. It extends the transfer deadline from 6 to 18 months.
- Deportations after the refusal: It aims to ease the immediate removal of “Dublin cases”. Returns take place without a procedure. Because they are not based on the Dublin Regulation. The refusal of entry through arrangements with the other EU Member States.
Making and registering the application
Irrespective of special regulations that apply in the border region only, most applications are made by asylum seekers who have already entered the territory. Under these circumstances, the law obliges asylum seekers to “immediately” report to a “reception facility” (Aufnahmeeinrichtung). Alternatively, they can report to a police station or to an office of the foreigners’ authorities.
Following this first contact with the authorities, the asylum application has to be filed “immediately”. There is no strict definition of an “immediate” application and there are no exclusion rules for applications that are filed at a later date. However, a delay in filing the application may be held against the asylum seeker in the course of the asylum procedure, unless a reasonable justification for the delay is brought forward.
It is possible that the EASY-system assigns a place in the facility to which asylum-seekers have reported. In this case, they are referred to the BAMF office, often located on the same premises or nearby, for the registration of the asylum application. If the EASY-system assigns a facility located in another region, asylum-seekers are transported to this facility or are provided with tickets to travel there on their own.
While the BAMF is responsible for the processing of the asylum application, responsibility for the reception and accommodation of asylum-seekers lies with the Federal States. Therefore, the regional branch offices of the BAMF are usually assigned to an initial reception centre managed by the Federal State.
Both branch office and initial reception centre may in turn be parts of an “arrival centre” (Ankunftszentrum) or of an “AnkER-centre” (AnkER-Zentrum). The organisational structure and the denomination of these institutions depends on the way the Federal States have organised the reception system and how they cooperate with the BAMF at the respective location.
Only the BAMF is entitled to register an asylum application. Hence asylum seekers reporting to the police or to another authority will be referred to the BAMF and they do not have the legal status of asylum seekers as long as they have not arrived at the responsible branch office of the BAMF and until their applications have been registered.
Asylum seekers are obliged to appear in person without delay or on the date determined by the authorities at the responsible branch office of the BAMF. Asylum seekers who fail to comply with this obligation face the sanction of “failure to pursue” the asylum procedure. The asylum procedure thus can be abandoned before it has begun. Problems with delayed registration of applications for which the authorities were responsible have not been reported in recent years.
Lodging the application
Once they arrive in the responsible branch office of the BAMF, which may be a part of an arrival centre or an AnkER centre, asylum seekers lodge their application with the BAMF. Following the lodging of the application, they are issued a “residence permit for asylum seekers” (Aufenhaltsgestattung). With this document, the arrival certificate ceases to be valid and has to be retracted by the authorities