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.
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.
Free counselling on issues such as asylum legislation and the law on foreign residents, mediation in case of difficulties with authorities or institutions, and legal representation in justified cases in the migration and asylum sector.
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.
Intercultural families and bi-national couples can find advice about life in Switzerland. The counselling centres provide information about legal, cultural and financial issues. They also answer questions about integration, partnership and family life.
The Swiss Refugee Council offers free legal advice by phone during our legal consultation hours.
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.