Asylum claims and the Dublin regulations
These documents give asylum seekers information about claiming asylum in countries covered by the Dublin procedure.
The Dublin procedure:
- guarantees that your application for asylum reaches the authority of the country responsible for examining it
- ensures you don’t make many applications for asylum in several countries to extend your stay in Dublin countries
The Dublin procedure covers 32 countries. The ‘Dublin countries’ are:
- Czech Republic
As well as the 4 countries ‘associated’ with the Dublin system:
The Dublin procedure finds out which country will examine your application for asylum. This means you may be transferred from the UK to a different country that is responsible for your application.
Until we decide which country is responsible for deciding on your application, we won’t consider your application.
Published: 29 December 2014
From: UK Visas and Immigration