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Family Assistance Programme (FAP)

IOM is supporting family reunification for Syrians who are recognized as refugees in Germany.

IOM offices in Istanbul, Gaziantep and Beirut support applicants by assisting in the preparation of their visa applications and by providing pre-departure integration courses.

For more information click here.

Are you a migrant in Germany and have questions regarding COVID-19?

Find here information in several languages and useful links regarding for example health & hygiene, political measures, asylum procedures & work permits, psychosocial support, etc. 

UK Nationals Support Fund (UKNSF) project 

IOM Germany is providing additional support to UK Nationals to secure and maintain their residency rights in Germany now that the United Kingdom has left the EU. If you are a UK national in Germany who needs residence rights support, please get in touch by 30th September!

For more information, click here.

Welcome to IOM!

Established in 1951, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration.

  • 173 Member States, 8 States with observer status
  • 393 IOM offices in over 100 countries
  • 12,673 staff

The Federal Republic of Germany has been a member of IOM since 1954. In Berlin, Nuremberg, Frankfurt/Main and Brandenburg, IOM Germany implements national and international projects in the area of migration.

Click here to get more information on IOM or the activities of IOM Germany.

Due to the pandemic, counselling services in the field of return and reintegration are available via email and partly via phone as follows:

IOM Family Reunification Counselling (FAP):
+49 (0)30 290 224 550 0 (Monday to Thursday 10:00 to 16:00)

IOM Return and Reintegration Counselling in Berlin:
Mon + Tue 07:00 – 14:00, Thu 09:00 – 17:00
Phone: + 49 30 90269 4848 / +49 160 90332446

IOM Return and Reintegration Counselling in Brandenburg:
Mon - Thu 10:00 – 12:00
Phone: + 49 170 9684163

Virtual Counselling is operating as usual. 

We ask for your kind understanding if there are delays in our response to requests and hope that we will be able to return to our normal counselling schedule as soon as possible. 

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