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About Humanitarian Federal Admission Program for Afghanistan:

Germany humanitarian admission program for Afghans at risk which will cover 1000 people (family members already included) per month which starts from October 2022 to 2025.

Since the Taliban took power, many Afghans have threatened and persecuted due to, their efforts to promote democracy and human rights, cooperation with Western governments or international organizations, or based on their gender or sexual orientation. So the German government notified more than 37,000 at-risk Afghans and their eligible family members would accept in Germany. Specifically, these include more than 24,000 former local Afghan workers and their family members, as well as more than 12,000 Afghans identified as vulnerable by the German government with the help of civil society and are at great personal risk due their commitment to a democratic Afghanistan.

How many admissions are planned via the program?

Under current plans, approval for admission is to be granted to 1000 persons (persons with Afghan nationality and their eligible family members) per month. 

What did the minister of the interior say about the humanitarian for Afghanistan ?

“We will continue to fulfill this responsibility and have now created a structured framework for future admissions,” Interior Minister Nancy Faeser said in a statement. “Based on established admission criteria, we are able to offer protection to particularly vulnerable people from Afghanistan.”

“We are also working closely with civil society organizations to explore new avenues and forms of cooperation that have never been tried before,” she said. “For example, we now have a coordinating office to support civil society organizations taking part in the program.”

As part of international efforts, Germany has always been helping Afghans even after the Taliban Takeover. Compared to other EU member states, Germany has admitted by far the largest number of Afghan former local employees.

Civil Society Organizations play an important roles in humanitarian admission program for Afghans.

The key point is that the new criteria will only apply to those Afghans residing in Afghanistan regardless of whether they have worked with German organizations or not. 

Another Opportunity: New Zealand Humanitarian Visa for Afghans

Who is eligible for Humanitarian Program ?

The program targets the following groups:

  • At-risk Afghans due to the fact that they are working for women’s rights and human rights.
  • Those who are persecuted for their gender, sexual orientation, or religion.
  • Journalists
  • Scientists
  • Political activists
  • Judges
  • Tutors

Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said the new humanitarian admission program is willing to give those persecuted by the Taliban “a bit of home and the chance of a free, self-determined and secure life.”

She acknowledged that it would be a “mammoth task” to implement the program, including safely getting applicants from Afghanistan to Germany.

“But we won’t let up,” she said.

How to apply for Germany humanitarian admission Program ?

You cannot register yourself for the admission program, this can only be done by organizations based in Germany.

To register, must apply to civil society group such as RSF, Kabul Loft brocke , Mission lifeline, GIZ , IOM and PatensChaftsnetswerk should nominate Applicants.

For more information, please visit the Germany Federal Ministry of Inside and for home Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

Other Humanitarian Visa:

Switzerland humanitarian visa for vulnerable Afghans

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