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Here you will find the various contact options and other helpful information for the Gießen-Hessen immigration office
Address: Gießen district Foreigners and civil status, Riversplatz 1-9, 35394 Gießen
Phone: 0641 9390 0
Fax: 0641 9390 1721
Opening hours: see website
Tasks of the Giessen immigration office
The Foreigners Registration Office Gießen is responsible for the residents of Gießen and the associated towns. The authority is the first address for foreigners arriving from abroad. It is responsible for issuing or refusing residence permits according to the respective residence purposes of the Residence Act.
The Immigration Office is also responsible for issuing the residence permit, commitment declaration, travel documents and toleration permits for foreigners. The immigration office is working on it Section 71 AufenthG and is responsible for regulating all decisions and measures that affect the passport and residence rights of foreigners.
The responsibility of the foreigners authority also extends to numerous other tasks. The type and duration of the residence permit vary greatly. Some are given a time limit, others are denied a residence permit and are granted an exit permit under the Residence Act.
The immigration authorities are also responsible for asylum seekers and displaced persons. You decide about residence permit and issue these if the decision is positive.
Here is an overview of what the immigration authorities are responsible for:
- refugee aid
- social care
- integration courses
- Organization and approval of entry and stay in Germany
- benefit entitlement
- reimbursement and health care
- civil status
- commitment declaration
- accommodation options
- asylum procedure
How can I make an appointment with the Immigration Office agree?
There are several ways to make an appointment at the Immigration Office. The offices can usually be reached in person, by telephone, by e-mail or online. The address and opening times can be viewed online. In some cities you can make an appointment via the city's service portal and download online forms. Make sure you have all the necessary documents complete before visiting the agency.
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