Residence permit; issuance and application for extension

A foreigner seeking asylum is generally allowed to stay in the federal territory during the asylum procedure.



The certificate of residence is issued when an application for asylum has been filed. It is extended if a decision on the asylum application has not yet been made or if appeals are still pending.



Required documents

  • National identification documents (to the extent available)


  • none


Administrative court proceedings; information

administrative claim

Links to more information

  • Asylverfahren

    Informationen des Bundesamts für Migration und Flüchtlinge


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