Types of protection status and checking order

During the recognition procedure it is checked whether one of the different types of protection status is applicable. There is a fixed order of checking the protection statuses:

1. granting of refugee status § 3 I AsylVfG

2. recognition as person entitled to asylum Section 16 a I GG

3. granting of subsidiary protection § 4 I AsylVfG

4. statement of the prohibition of deportation according to § 60 V, VII AufenthG