Applying for an extension of a residence permit for refugees

Service Description

Residence permits are issued for a limited period of time. An extension is possible if the prerequisites that must have been met when the permit was first issued continue to be met.

There will be no extension if the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees has informed you that the prerequisites for the revocation of refugee recognition have been met.

In addition, your residence title will not be extended if you have been expelled due to a particularly serious reason for expulsion.

You must take urgent care to submit an application for the extension or issuance of another residence title (for example, a settlement permit) before your residence title expires. If the application is filed in time, i.e. before the expiration of the time limit, the further residence is considered permitted until the decision of the Aliens Department with all subsequent effects (e.g. the right to pursue gainful employment). A late application (after the end of the time limit stated in the residence title) can result in considerable legal disadvantages.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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