You will be interviewed by a specialized protection officer and this interview will take place in the presence of your legal representative.
The protection officer will ask you questions about the reasons for your departure and your fears if you return to your country.
The interview is confidential and individual, the Ofpra does not transmit any information to your family, your relatives or the authorities of your country. If you are accompanied by a member of your family or a close friend, they cannot be present during the interview. You can, however, be accompanied by a lawyer or an association representative (See the section “I would like to be accompanied during my asylum application interview. Is this possible?”).
You will be assisted by an interpreter in the language you indicated in the form. (See the section “In which language can I speak during the interview?”).
The protection officer and the interpreter are subject to the duty of confidentiality.
For more information, we invite you to consult the Guide to asylum for unaccompanied minors in France published by the Ofpra with the support of the FAMI (Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund).