Your personal interview at the CGRS
During the personal interview, you explain why you left your country of origin.
During the interview, the official of the CGRS will ask you questions. The interview may last several hours.
If you have given false information at any stage of the procedure (e.g. about your identity or background), there is still time to tell the truth during the interview. It's in your interest.
If you have received documents that are not yet in your dossier, you can forward them to the CGRS or bring them with you to the interview.
If necessary, an interpreter will translate the questions of the official from the CGRS. He or she will also translate your answers. The interpreter is appointed by the CGRS and must respect the secrecy of this interview.
If, after this interview, the CGRS (CGRA/CGVS) needs to question you again, it will send you a new invitation.
The official of the CGRS will take notes while you talk. You have the right to receive a copy of these notes, to check with your lawyer to see if what is being noted is correct.
You can send your remarks to the CGRS. Ask advice from your lawyer.