The International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) provides free legal help to some refugees and displaced people.
- IRAP helps some people find services and prepare refugee and visa applications.
- IRAP is not part of any government, IOM, or UNHCR.
- IRAP cannot grant refugee status or visas or speed up cases.
- IRAP cannot provide financial help, find or pay for housing, or find jobs.
- All of IRAP’s help is free. No one affiliated with IRAP has the right to ask you for money or any other service.
IRAP decides to help people based on their need and eligibility for immigration status. IRAP does not decide to help people based on any other social or political or religious criteria.
This website provides general information about legal processes available to some refugees. It is not meant as legal advice for individual applications.
Requirements may change. Always check for current requirements from the government or agency deciding your request.
If you are a refugee in an emergency, we recommend that you contact the UNHCR office in the country where you live.
This guide lists some legal aid providers that help refugees and asylum-seekers in refugee status determination or resettlement processes. This is not a list of every organization that helps refugees.
This guide also lists resources compiled by UNHCR. If you are facing a difficult situation, you should contact the UNHCR office in the country or region where you live in the country or region where you live.
UNHCR’s Help website provides information on the rights of refugees in ninety-two countries around the world.
Signpost websites provide information for refugees, migrants, and others in countries such as Colombia, Ecuador, Iraq, Italy, Greece, Kenya, Mexico, Pakistan, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala, and Niger. They also have websites covering information for Afghan refugees and Ukrainian refugees in different countries.
You can check the result of your RSD interview by visiting UNHCR’s RSD website and entering your date of birth and UNHCR case number.
St. Andrew’s Refugee Services (StARS) provides free legal help in the refugee status determination process, psychosocial assistance, educational programs, and activities.
38, 26th of July St., Esaaf Square (Metro stop: Nasser)
Sunday - Thursday 9:00 - 17:00
UNHCR Indonesia has compiled information for refugees on the UNHCR Indonesia website.
UNHCR Indonesia conducts phone counseling Friday between 14:00 and 17:00 at 2129643665.
Refugees and Asylum seekers Information Centre
For information on refugee services in Indonesia, see Refugees and Asylum seekers Information Centre’s website or contact RAIC at firstname.lastname@example.org
The website of the UNHCR guide to Iraq is available here .
If you are having a protection issue, you can contact IOM Protection Hotline Numbers:
+964 751 501 9703
+964 751 740 6872
Working Hours: Sunday to Thursday 8:30 to 5:00
Asylum Access Malaysia provides free legal assistance in the UNHCR Refugee Status Determination process. It does not provide assistance with resettlement.
No.18-B (2nd Floor), Jalan Bangsar, 59200
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asylum Access Thailand provides legal counsel and representation to refugees seeking asylum in refugee status determination proceedings conducted by UNHCR in Bangkok. It also provides protection counseling, including advice on relevant Thai law. In addition, AAT provides limited counseling to refugees on alternative pathways.
1111/151 Ban Klang Muang
Chankasem, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900
Refugee Rights Turkey
You can find other information for refugees in Turkey from Refugee Rights Turkey.
Immigrant Advocates Network
A list of free or low-cost immigration legal providers is here. You can search by zip code or click on the state where you live.