Terms and Conditions


The website “Information Portal on Voluntary Return and Reintegration ReturningfromGermany www.ReturningfromGermany.de” (hereinafter the “Website”) is developed and maintained by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in cooperation with the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). These Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy provided below (hereinafter the “General Terms and Conditions of Use”) govern the use of the Website. By using this Website, the User agrees to be bound by these General Terms and Conditions contained herein. For the purpose of these General Terms and Conditions, anyone who views, consults or otherwise uses the Website is regarded as the User of the Website.


IOM, BAMF and other third party information providers, provide all content published by IOM on the Website including but not limited to texts, documents, logos, designs, visual materials, photographs, videos and other materials that may include but are not limited to the Information Centre for Voluntary Return (ZIRF)-counselling country fact sheets, case-specific or individual inquiries, information on the process of voluntary return and reintegration and programmes, information regarding counselling centres in Germany (hereinafter referred to as the “Materials”) for informational purposes only. IOM and BAMF discharges any liability or obligation under or in relation to the Materials of such third-party information providers.

IOM and BAMF reserve the exclusive right, at its sole discretion, to alter, limit or discontinue the Website without notice, and shall have no obligation to take the needs of any user into consideration in connection therewith.

IOM and BAMF reserve the right to deny, at their sole discretion, any user access to this Website or any portion thereof without notice.

Intellectual Property

All intellectual property rights of IOM and/or BAMF relating to their own pr