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.
Regarding regional offices that operate within very high risk Covid areas, they are going to serve only urgent registrations, as well as lodging of appeals, whilst they will not conduct interviews until March 28th 2021.
Services within very high risk Covid areas [according to the relevant Joint Ministerial Decision of 20-3-2021] are the Regional Asylum Office of Attica, Alimos, Piraeus, Western Greece, Thessaloniki, Crete, and Chios as well as the Asylum Units of Amygdaleza, the Asylum Unit of International Protection of Applicants under custody, the Asylum Unit for Applications by Pakistani nationals, the Asylum Unit for the Fast Track processing of Asylum Applications by Syrian Nationals, Corinth, Ioannina and the Unit for Applications by Albanian and Georgian nationals. Remote interviews scheduled with RAO Lesvos will take place as planned.