Step by Step


Arrival and registration

After having reached the site of LAE passing the guard at the main entrance, complete your registration as asylum seeker as soon as possible. You will receive a certificate of registration (registration, House A). If LAE Halberstadt is not responsible for you, you will be assigned to the corresponding initial admission center. You will receive a timetable and a ticket voucher for your transfer, which you have to redeem at the information point of Deutsche Bahn (train station Halberstadt

Asylum ID and proof of arrival

Your asylum ID will also be issued at registration. You must always carry your asylum ID along and show it whenever arriving at or leaving the admission center. Particulars of your supplies, medical consultations or the like will be recorded on the asylum ID. Moreover, you will receive your proof of arrival here.

Social worker

Afterwards, you proceed to your responsible social worker. You can address problems here. You will also be allocated to a room. With the notice on your asylum ID, you proceed towards house B, where you will be given the room keys. You will receive food vouchers weekly from your social worker.

Please pay attention to the current notices!

Health check

Afterwards, you seek the health department in house B where your initial medical examination takes place. This legally required examination is necessary in order to find out about infectious diseases. Further steps at LAE build upon this examination.

Federal Office

You file your asylum application at the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees. You will receive an invitation for that. The Federal Office is located in the arrival center on the LAE-site.

Social Welfare Office

The social welfare office is located directly next to House A at the main entrance of LAE. You present yourself at the social service department in order to apply for and receive contributions or pocket money.


The Diakonie provides a clothing store for personal requirements on the site of LAE. It is open Monday to Friday. The desk is located at the back of the canteen.

Laundry exchange

Your laundry can be done in the laundry room (House B, C, W5) where you also receive toiletries for your living area.

You can exchange your bed linen within stated hours.

Medical aid

The medical supply point MediCare is the first place to go in case of acute diseases. If your disease is not acute, you must apply for permission at the social service department before consulting a doctor.

The psychotherapeutic service in the office container G2 provides aid in case of anxiety states, mental illness or dependency disorders. Arrange an appointment if necessary.


If you observe violent confrontations or if you are exposed to hostilities or harassments, contact immediately your social worker, the security service or the police (present at the entrance).


The kindergarten is located in House C and in W4 (winter building 4) of ZASt. There, you will find diverse offers in a protected environment for your children at the age of 3 to 11 year.


Allocation to the rural districts of Saxony-Anhalt is conducted on named dates in the transfer office. For this purpose, also keep in mind the notices in the corresponding houses.

On the day of your transfer you must return bed linen, keys and other things that you have been provided in House B. You cannot start the transfer until your asylum ID is stamped invalid.