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Hello!! My boyfriend is from Nigeria, he went to Italy seeking asylum but after two years had no answer so decided to come to Germany and apply for asylum here. I am German and Peruvian, was born and raised in Perú and moved to Germany a year ago and want to marry him so that he can finally get his papers. What is the procedure?
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asked Jan 17 in Legal advice by Fabiola

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Hello @Fabiola,

Welcome to the Wefugees community and thank you for contributing to our platform :-)

First of all: if your boyfriend applied for asylum before, Germany would unfortunately recognize the other EU-country (in that case, Italy) as the responsible country for his asylum claim and request a "transfer" back there. Have a look at this thread from our platform for more information on Dublin: Does Dublin III effect me if I seek asylum in Italy?

Getting married is a separate process (so even if he was rejected, marrying you gives him the right to a residence permit in Germany). Please note that having a passport is one of the core requirements in order to get married in Germany. 

Here is an explanation and a list of what documents you need from our Wefugees Blog article "How to Marry": https://wefugees.wordpress.com/2018/04/20/heiraten-in-deutschland-how-to-marry/

You can also have a look at our platform for more information on the marriage process. To do so, simply use our search bar on the right side!

I hope this helps. Feel free to reach out to the community again if you have any more questions.

All the best and Good Luck,

Isa

answered Jan 21 by Isa
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