An office providing legal advice free of charge for individuals seeking asylum in the canton of Vaud. The service provides information and guidance around questions relating to living in Switzerland and legal representation during asylum procedures.
How can I apply for asylum? What is the asylum procedure? How can I bring my family to Switzerland? Asylex offers free legal aid and provides fast, competent and free information about the Swiss asylum procedure.
The State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) has developed a new platform to provide basic information for people living in federal asylum centres in Switzerland.
A new language, complex administrative processes, different laws than in their home country – recently arrived migrants face a host of difficulties. Legal consultations from the International Social Service Switzerland (ISS) help them to get to know and assert their rights.
Counselling and support for asylum seekers and temporarily protected persons on issues related to the asylum procedure, asylum decisions, family reunification and hardship cases, incl. legal representation in justified cases.
On this page each stage of the asylum procedure is explained.
Animations, explanatory videos and other documents about the accelerated asylum procedure in Switzerland.