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The stages of the German asylum procedure

Date 23 November 2016
type Booklet

The examination of asylum applications is one of the most important tasks performed by the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). This is a responsible, demanding task, given that decisions are taken on people, in complex procedures, taking diverse competences and stringent legal frameworks into account.

This brochure will provide you with an overview of the most important aspects of the asylum procedure, such as applicants’ personal interview, the steps taken in the decision-making process, recent activities to optimise procedures, as well as the place which the activities take up within a European context.

It can be downloaded and ordered free of charge from the Federal Office. If you wish to order more than 30 pieces, please contact our publication office.

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"The stages of the German asylum procedure"

The stages of the German asylum procedure (poster)

The diagram shows the stages of the asylum procedure with regard to adults in simplified, schematic form. It does not show all the theoretical variants that may apply in individual cases.

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