The Asylum Service informs the public, that in accordance with the measures for protecting the public health and preventing the spread of Covid-19, it can visit Regional Asylum Services only after scheduling an appointment. This includes interviews and registrations.
According to the relevant Joint Ministerial Decision of 16-7-2021, Regional Asylum Offices are going to serve only urgent registrations, as well as notification of decisions, lodging of appeals, delivery of travel documents and deposition of Dublin documents until July 25th 2021. A specific number of interviews will take place only for applicants who have been contacted and invited either by phone or officially by Service staff to confirm their interview appointment.
The number of employees working remotely is determined based on the nature of their duties and the needs of the Service.
Finally, according to the aforementioned, all employees belonging to population groups of high risk (see the relevant Common Ministerial Decision of Interior and Health Ministers' of 17.09.2020) return to their duties in person.
Employees belonging to population groups of high risk (subprg 1.1. - 1.9 of par. 1, see the relevant Common Ministerial Decison of Interior and Health Ministers' of 17.09.2020) return to their duties in person, in non front-desk service positions.
We remind you of the obligation to use a mask inside the building (and outside of it in case the premise is overcrowded).