Residence permit for international, humanitarian or political reasons Extension for refugees

Residence permits are issued on a temporary basis. An extension is possible if the conditions which must be met at the time of the first grant are still in place. There will be no extension if the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees has informed us that the conditions for revoking refugee recognition are met. In addition, your residence permit will not be renewed if you have been expelled due to a particularly serious interest in expulsion. You must make sure to apply for renewal or issue of another residence permit (e.g. a residence permit) before the expiry of the period of validity of your residence permit. If the application is submitted in good time, i.e. before the end of the time limit, the further stay until the decision of the aliens authority with all subsequent effects (e.B. the right to pursue an activity) is deemed to be permitted. Late application (after the end of the time limit mentioned in the residence permit) may result in significant legal disadvantages.

Request for renewal current biometric photo previous residence permit Further documents depend on the facts and can be requested from your contact person.


Receive from your local immigration authority Online procedure possible: no Personal appearance required: yes

Preconditions
The residence permit shall be renewed if the conditions which must be met at the time of the first issue remain in place. Existence of an application for renewal There must be no grounds for refusal.

Hints
Because you are in possession of a residence permit on the basis of the granting of refugee status, you are entitled to a residence permit if you have been in possession of the residence permit for five years. In addition, you can make a living for yourself and your family for the most part (at least 75%) from your own income you can secure and master the German language (equivalent to level C 1), you must already be granted the residence permit if you have been in possession of a residence permit for three years.
Section 8 (1) i.V. .m. Section 25 (2) 1. Alternative AufenthG Section 78 AufenthG Section 52 (3) OntheThV Section 48 EnenthV Section 26 AufenthG Section 9 AufenthG

Related Links

https://www.bmi.bund.de/SharedDocs/faqs/DE/themen/migration/aufenthaltsrecht/aufenthaltsrecht-liste.html https://www.bamf.de/DE/Themen/AsylFluechtlingsschutz/AblaufAsylverfahrens/Ausgang/Aufenthaltserlaubnis/aufenthaltserlaubnis-node.html

As a rule, you must apply to your competent immigration authority for the renewal of your residence permit in person - early before the expiry of your residence permit. Arrange a preliminary meeting with the local immigration authority. You can also find out about the process of the application and which documents you have to submit and in what form on the respective website of the foreigners' website. If your application is granted, the immigration authority instructs the Federal Printing Office to produce the electronic residence permit (eAT) with a new validity date For the duration of the procedure until the residence permit is issued, please contact the competent immigration authority.

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Saxon Ministry of the Interior

Last update or date of publication
29.10.2020