R.I.C.

Reception and Identification Centers

RICs are Units of the Reception and Identification Service of the Ministry of Migration Policy, General Secretariat of Reception.

Reception and Identification Centers concern the first residence days of the third country nationals that enter Greece without legal formalities, as well as the refugees, for the recording of their data as well as for the immediate provision of their health needs. Furthermore, third country nationals who come to our country without legal formalities as well as refugees, while staying at the Reception and Identification Center, are informed for their rights and the relevant procedures according to the Greek law.The establishment and the operation of the Reception and Identification Service (RIS) as well as of the Reception and Identification Center constitute part of the National Strategy that is in line with the European acquis and the International Agreements regarding the human rights.