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.To Services
Information about Rights & Duties
If you want to learn the German language, you can take part in an integration course under certain conditions.
Information about the integration course
Here you will find information on the issuance of the electronic residence permit.
If you are a third-country national family member of an EU or EEA citizen who has resided permanently and lawfully in Germany for a period of five years, you can apply to the Foreigners' Registration Office for a permanent residence card.
If you wish to apply for unemployment benefits, you must register as unemployed electronically in the specialist portal of the Federal Employment Agency or in person at the employment agency responsible for your place of residence.
Extension of the residence permit due to special personal reasons or special circumstances of the individual case