Relocation programme is now closed

Relocation is the procedure of transferring international protection applicants from Italy and Greece to another country of the European Union, which will be responsible in effect for the examination of the asylum application.

  1. The applicant must be a citizen of one of the following countries: Syria, Yemen, Eritrea, Qatar, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bhutan, United Arab Emirates, or a stateless person previously residing in one of these countries.
    This list is updated every three (3) months. It was last updated the 1st of July, 2017
  2. The applicant may also be a stateless person, i.e. person without a citizenship, whose previous residence were the aforementioned countries.
  1. You should have already submitted an asylum application in Greece, which means that your full registration is completed
  2. You should have entered Greece after the 16th of June 2015 and until the 19th of March 2016. Anyone who entered Greece after the 20th of march 2016 cannot be included in the program.