Terugkeren naar Algerije

Return to Algeria

[ Terugkeer naar Algerije ]

Are you thinking about returning to your country of origin? The Dutch Council for Refugees can assist you with this so that you can make a good choice about your future.

Different organizations in the Netherlands assist with return. The Dutch Council for Refugees has no partner organization in Algeria. It may be possible to return via a different organization. We can connect you with such an organization. You yourself choose which organization is most appropriate for your situation.

For people from Alegria, there is support under the REAN scheme (Return and Emigration Assistance from the Netherlands). Under REAN you can obtain counselling, a plane ticket and assistance in obtaining travel documents. IOM is the organization that implements this scheme. Also other organizations that help with return can assist you in applying for such support. You must however meet several conditions. Ask your counseler whether you are eligible for this support. 

Which organizations can help you with your return?

[ Welke organisaties kunnen je helpen bij terugkeer? ]
  • The Dutch Council for Refugees enters into discussion with you on the basis of the project Met Opgeheven Hoofd 2 (With Head Held High 2) about the possibilities there are for your return to your country of origin. We ourselves do not provide assisted return to Algeria, but we connect you with another organization.
  • IOM, Internationale Organisation for Migration, can help you to resume your life at home again after you return. For people from Algeria there is an extra fund via REAN (Return and Emigration Assistance from the Netherlands). Under REAN you can obtain for example counselling, a plane ticket and assistance in obtaining travel documents. This is in cooperation with the IOM office in your country of origin.
  • Goedwerk Foundation offers solutions for return aimed at your personal situation. The team of Goedwerk Foundation consists experts, social workers and trainers who speak English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Amharic, Tigrinya, Farsi, Pashtu and Dari. Together with you they carefully prepare your return and offer support in, for example, obtaining documents, an embassy visit, medical assistance, contact with family members and making a future plan to invest the funds. In addition, they can offer guidance on the flight if necessary. Goedwerk Foundation uses partner organizations (via the network of the Dutch Council for Refugees) in various countries of origin and also has its own network of returnees in various countries.

Which partner organizations are there in your country of origin?

[ Welke partnerorganisaties zijn er in jouw land van herkomst? ]

The Dutch Council for Refugees does not have a partner organization in Algeria. Other organizations sometimes have a partner in Algeria who could support you on your return. For more information, please contact these organizations or ask your counselor from the Dutch Council for Refugees.

Contact and advice


If you need personal advice or guidance, please contact the Dutch Council for Refugees in your reception centre or municipality. Type the place name or postcode where you are staying.

Spreekuur means consulting hours. Sometimes it says Juridisch spreekuur. These consulting hours are meant for matters around your residence status or family reunification.

If the Dutch Council for Refugees is not active in your municipality, the contact details of the regional head office are shown above. In that case, please contact your municipality or the organisation in your municipality that provides guidance to refugees.