Asylum procedure in North Macedonia

As a State which has agreed to protect refugees in line with the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol, North Macedonia has developed procedures for determining whether persons claiming asylum are refugees. The body responsible for the asylum procedures is the Sector for Asylum, a sector within the Ministry of Interior.

Here you may find information in different languages about: What asylum is; How and where to express your intention for asylum and How and where to apply for asylum; What are your rights and duties as asylum seekers; Procedure for recognition of asylum; Decisions related to your asylum application; What if you are granted refugee status, or status of person under subsidiary protection; What if your asylum application is rejected; What if you belong to a vulnerable category group of people and Important addresses and telephone numbers:

You can browse the asylum brochure in the below available languages:

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