Asylum is a right protected by the German constitution. People who are fleeing violence, war and terror in other parts of the world may be protected here in Germany. Find out how the asylum procedure works, about the right to asylum and the different types of protection, as well as about the European context.


Benefits under the Asylum Seekers' Benefits Act

If you are a foreigner and meet the requirements listed below, you can apply for benefits under the Asylum Seekers' Benefits Act. In addition to basic benefits for housing,...

Residence permit for temporary protection because of the war in Ukraine

If you have fled from Ukraine, you can receive a residence permit for temporary protection under certain conditions.

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