In general, you can apply for such financial support, if:
- you are eligible for benefits under §1 of the Asylum Seekers’ Benefits Act (“Asylbewerberleistungsgesetzes”), your asylum application is in process, you have a tolerated stay or in case your stay is not tolerated and you should leave Germany.
- You are recognized, according to Geneva Convention, as a refugee
- You have a right of residence in Germany on the basis of international law or for humanitarian or political reasons
- You are a victim of forced prostitution or human trafficking (including European citizens).
You are considered to be eligible for the financial help only if you cannot personally finance your trip out of Germany.