Fedasil grants material aid to asylum seekers and to other categories of foreigners with equal right to reception (in accordance with the 'Reception Act' of 12 January 2007). Together with its partners, the agency organizes high-quality reception and support services and also provides monitoring and guidance for unaccompanied foreign minors.

Fedasil coordinates the various voluntary return programmes.

Fedasil is responsible for the design, preparation and implementation of the reception policy. Fedasil promotes the integration of reception centres within the local community in the framework of a variety of initiatives.