Legal advice service for persons who have applied for asylum
Our legal advice service, which also provides interpreters, is available to persons who have filed a request for asylum with a Federal Asylum Centre (FAC), and who have been assigned to the Canton of Vaud but are still awaiting a decision on their case. The lawyers at BCJ Vaud assist asylum seekers during their federal hearing and, if necessary, transmit new elements of proof and other important documentation to the authorities to complete the asylum application, before a decision is handed down.
Under a mandate from the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM), BCJ Vaud defends and advises asylum seekers assigned to the Canton of Vaud until a decision is made on their asylum application.
Asylum seekers who have submitted an application to an FAC, who are assigned to the Canton of Vaud and who are subject to an extended procedure.
Further information (in french)
BCJ-Vaud s'adresse aux personnes requérantes d’asile qui ont déposé une demande auprès d’un CFA, qui sont attribués au canton de Vaud et qui se trouvent en procédure étendue.