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Логотип Европейской комиссии
Migration and Home Affairs


In the context of the Dublin Regulation, the formal procedure in which an (EU) Member State carrying out the process of determining the (EU) Member State responsible becomes aware that athird-country national or stateless personhas made an application for international protection in another (EU) Member State or is staying on its territory without a residence document and notifies the (EU) Member State responsible to take back that person for the purpose of completing the examination of the application for international protection.


Derived by EMN from Art. 23 of Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 (Dublin III Regulation) and Commission Proposal for a Dublin IV Regulation, COM (2016) 270.


  • BG: искане за обратно приемане
  • CS: žádost o přijetí zpět
  • DE: Wiederaufnahmegesuch
  • EL: αίτημα εκ νέου ανάληψης
  • EN: n/a
  • ES: n/a
  • ET: tagasivõtmispalve
  • FI: takaisinottopyyntö
  • FR: requête aux fins de reprise en charge
  • GA: iarraidh ar ghabháil ar ais
  • HU: n/a
  • IT: Richiesta di ripresa in carico
  • LT: prašymas atsiimti
  • LV: atpakaļuzņemšanas pieprasījums
  • MT: n/a
  • NL: terugnameverzoek
  • PL: n/a
  • PT: pedido de retomada
  • RO: n/a
  • SK: dožiadanie o prijatie späť
  • SL: prošnja za ponovni sprejem
  • SV: framställan om återtagande
  • NO: n/a


  • Take back notification

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Related Term(s)


  1. Take back requests relate to cases where the applicant has already lodged one asylum application in an (EU) Member State and travels on to another (EU) Member State. The latter then initiates proceedings to see which (EU) Member State is responsible for 'taking back' the applicant.
  2. For more information see European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS): Dublin Regulation on international protection applications: European Implementation Assessment, February 2020.