The European Commission, as representative of the European Union, has approved the amendment of the Grant Agreement ΗΟΜΕ/2018/AMIF/AG/EMAS0083 titled as “Improving Access to a Fair and Efficient Asylum Service in Greece”. The Action will run for 31 months (01.06.2019 to 31.12.2021) and the maximum amount of the grant is EUR 17.188.115,41. The Hellenic Asylum Service will act as Action Coordinator and Beneficiary along with two other beneficiaries namely NGO METADRASI “Action for Migration and Development” and Hellenic Police (Ministry of Citizen Protection). The Grant Agreement will fund the provision of interpretation and translation services to the Asylum Applicants and the deployment of police officers to the islands of Samos,Chios, Lesvos,Kos and Leros who will help in the asylum process until 31.06.2021. Moreover, the Hellenic Asylum Service will hire 54 caseworks for 12 months, will rent new premises in Chios, Samos, Thessaloniki, Rhodes and Lesvos and will purchase necessary, for the Asylum process, equipment. The Action is funded 100% by the European Commission (AMIF).