The commission on hardship cases is designed for helping foreigners who are obliged to leave the country but who claim a humanitarian or personal hardship for themselves. For this, one needs to get in contact with a member of the commission on hardship cases, who will hand in an application to the commission. On this basis, the commission will decide about the further stay of the person.
If the Saxon Commission on Hardship Cases comes to an agreement with extending an applicant’s stay in Germany, it petitions the Saxon State Ministry of the Interior to issue a limited residence permit according to §23a AufenthG.
The chairperson of the Saxon commission on hardship cases is the Saxon Commissioner of Foreigners’ Affairs Geert Mackenroth.
The Sächsischer Flüchtlingsrat e. V. has the permanent right to recommend a member of the commission on hardship cases . At present, the coordinator of the Kunlaboro project of the Sächsischer Flüchtlingsrat e.V., Mr. Jörg Eichler, is a member of the Hardship Commission.
Information about the Saxon commission on hardship cases is given in the Rules of procedure of the Saxon commission on hardship cases (German) as well as in the brochure of the Saxon commission on hardship cases , which sums up the most important information an which is also available on multiple languages.
To apply for a title as hardship case, you have to contact us, fill out the application form and declaration of consent about data circulation (“Einwilligung Datenverarbeitung”). This application has to signed by all concerned members of the family who are older than 15 years.