Collection

Asylum decision making guidance (asylum instructions)

Asylum policy guidance for decision making in asylum applications.

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. Disclosure of information relating to asylum applications

    • Guidance
  12. Discretionary leave

    • Guidance
  13. Doubtful and disputed nationality cases

    • Guidance
  14. Drafting, implementing and serving asylum decisions

    • Guidance
  15. EEA and EU asylum claims

    • Guidance
  16. Family cases

    • Guidance
  17. Family reunion

    • Guidance
  18. File management

    • Guidance
  19. Further submissions

    • Guidance
  20. Gender issues in asylum claims

    • Guidance
  21. Gender recognition in asylum claims

    • Guidance
  22. Handling asylum claims

    • Guidance
  23. Humanitarian protection

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

    • Guidance
  25. Integration loans

    • Guidance
  26. Issuing National Insurance numbers to asylum applicants

    • Guidance
  27. Issuing status documentation for grants of leave

    • Guidance
  28. Language analysis

    • Guidance
  29. Lost, stolen or incorrect status documentation

    • Guidance
  30. Mandate refugees

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

    • Guidance
  32. Medical reports: foundation cases

    • Guidance
  33. Military service and conscientious objection

    • Guidance
  34. Multiple applications

    • Guidance
  35. Non-compliant claims

    • Guidance
  36. Permission to work

    • Guidance
  37. Refugee leave

    • Guidance
  38. Restricted leave

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

    • Guidance
  40. Revocation of refugee status

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

    • Guidance
  42. Settlement protection

    • Guidance
  43. Sexual identity issues in asylum interviews

    • Guidance
  44. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

    • Guidance
  45. Transfering refugee status - interim notice

    • Guidance
  46. Transgender identity issues in asylum claims

    • Guidance
  47. Translations for asylum claims

    • Guidance
  48. Withdrawing asylum applications

    • Guidance
  49. Writing minutes

    • Guidance
Published 11 June 2014
Last updated 1 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Guidance on disclosure of asylum information to third parties added.
  2. Updated guidance on asylum process
  3. Added guidance on sexual identity issues in the asylum claim
  4. First published.