ARE THERE ANY REASONS WHY THE ASYLUM SERVICE COULD THROW ME OUT OF THE ASYLUM PROCEDURE?

When you apply for asylum in Greece, there are some obligations you have to comply with. If you fail to do so, the Asylum Service can discontinue the examination of your asylum procedure. This can happen if you don't renew your white card in time. The Asylum Service can also stop the examination of your application if you don't go to your asylum interview and you don't have a valid reason for not going like for example, that you are in hospital, because you are sick. Also it is written in the law, that if you don't hand over your passport from your country of origin and the Asylum Service finds out about it, your application will be discontinued. If the examination of your application has been stopped for any of these reasons, you have the possibility to request the Asylum Service to continue to examine your application. But please be aware that you can do this only once and only if your application hasn't been suspended for more than nine months. In general it is advisable to comply with the obligations you have as an asylum seeker, in order not to get into unnecessary complications.