Visas and immigration operational guidance – collection

Asylum decision making guidance (asylum instructions)

Asylum policy guidance for decision making in asylum applications.

Contents

  1. Documents

This collection contains asylum policy guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions on asylum applications.

Documents

  1. Applications from abroad: policy

    • Guidance
  2. Article 1D of the Refugee Convention: Palestinian refugees

    • Guidance
  3. Assessing credibility and refugee status

    • Guidance
  4. Exclusion under Article 1F of the Refugee Convention

    • Guidance
  5. Asylum seeker applications to travel abroad

    • Guidance
  6. Checking a representative is legally authorised to provide immigration advice

    • Guidance
  7. Code of conduct: interpreters working for UK Visas and Immigration

    • Guidance
  8. Conducting asylum interviews

    • Guidance
  9. Considering human rights claims

    • Guidance
  10. Dependants and former dependants

    • Guidance
  11. Discretionary leave

    • Guidance
  12. Doubtful and disputed nationality cases

    • Guidance
  13. Drafting, implementing and serving asylum decisions

    • Guidance
  14. EEA and EU asylum claims

    • Guidance
  15. Family cases

    • Guidance
  16. Family reunion

    • Guidance
  17. File management

    • Guidance
  18. Further submissions

    • Guidance
  19. Gender issues in asylum claims

    • Guidance
  20. Gender recognition in asylum claims

    • Guidance
  21. Handling asylum claims

    • Guidance
  22. Humanitarian protection

    • Guidance
  23. Immigration and Asylum Act and the Refugee Convention

    • Guidance
  24. Integration loans

    • Guidance
  25. Issuing National Insurance numbers to asylum applicants

    • Guidance
  26. Issuing status documentation for grants of leave

    • Guidance
  27. Language analysis

    • Guidance
  28. Lost, stolen or incorrect status documentation

    • Guidance
  29. Mandate refugees

    • Guidance
  30. Medical evidence: non-medical foundation cases

    • Guidance
  31. Medical reports: foundation cases

    • Guidance
  32. Military service and conscientious objection

    • Guidance
  33. Multiple applications

    • Guidance
  34. Non-compliant claims

    • Guidance
  35. Permission to work

    • Guidance
  36. Refugee leave

    • Guidance
  37. Restricted leave

    • Guidance
  38. Reviewing refugee leave or settlement protection: full equality impact assessment template

    • Guidance
  39. Revocation of refugee status

    • Guidance
  40. Revoking indefinite leave to remain in the UK

    • Guidance
  41. Settlement protection

    • Guidance
  42. Sexual identity issues in asylum interviews

    • Guidance
  43. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

    • Guidance
  44. Transfering refugee status - interim notice

    • Guidance
  45. Transgender identity issues in asylum claims

    • Guidance
  46. Translations for asylum claims

    • Guidance
  47. Withdrawing asylum applications

    • Guidance
  48. Writing minutes

    • Guidance