Have applied Can I work when I have applied for protection (asylum) ?

Check if you can work or participate in voluntary work before your application is processed, and how to apply for a work permit for asylum seekers.

You can only work while you are an asylum seeker if you have been granted a work permit.

Questions and answers

  • Can I be granted a temporary work permit?

  • What does it mean to be granted a work permit?

  • Can I participate in voluntary work?

  • Can I work at my reception centre?

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