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Returning from Germany

The online portal on voluntary return

The "Returning from Germany" online portal offers prospective returnees, volunteers and staff of return advice centres and authorities information on the promotional programmes available and on return advice centres, as well as details on the countries of origin and the local reintegration programmes.

The online portal provides basic central information on matters ranging from financial support through to information on the employment market, on the housing situation or on healthcare in the country of origin. The simple, information-based structure allows the portal to be used flexibly, even on a smartphone.

The reintegration programmes of the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) international cooperation organisation, available in a total of eleven countries of origin, will also be described on the portal as part of the joint initiative on returns organised by the Federal Ministry of the Interior and the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development.

The portal is currently in its test phase, and its functions are limited. The contents of the portal are to be available soon in both German and English, as well as in particularly relevant other languages.

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Do you have any questions? Please contact us!

Federal Office for Migration and Refugees - return hotline

Frankenstraße 210
90461 Nürnberg
Telephone: +49 911 943 - 0
Fax: +49 911 943 - 1000
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Information Centre for Voluntary Return (ZIRF)

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