Regional Asylum Offices

The function of the Regional Asylum Offices and the Asylum Units is to ensure the implementation of international protection legislation, within the limits of their local jurisdiction, and in particular:

a) fingerprinting of applicants for international protection;

b) registering and examining applications for international protection;

c) registering appeals and forwarding them to the Appeals Authority;

d) informing the applicants for international protection about the examination process of their applications, and about their rights and obligations;

e) supplying the applicants for international protection, as well as the beneficiaries of international protection, with legalization and travel documents;

f) facilitating applicants for international protection in terms of reception conditions in cooperation with other competent bodies.


Map of Asylum Service Regional Units and Offices in Greece