Visas and immigration operational guidance - collection

Asylum policy - Asylum policy instructions

These documents set out the UK government's policy on asylum. UK Visas and Immigration use them to make asylum decisions.

Contents

  1. Documents

The asylum policy instructions are the government’s policy on asylum. They are followed by asylum case owners in UK Visas and Immigration.

Documents

  1. About the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: policy

    • 1 January 2009
    • Guidance
  2. Active reviews: guidance for caseworkers and case-owners

    • 26 October 2009
    • Guidance
  3. Applications for internal relocation: process

    • 1 February 2007
    • Guidance
  4. Applications from abroad: policy

    • 20 September 2011
    • Guidance
  5. Application registration card and standard acknowledgment letter

    • 1 July 2006
    • Guidance
  6. Asylum under immigration rule 334: process

    • 26 October 2009
    • Guidance
  7. Biometric data-sharing (fingerprint matching) process and diagram

    • 29 July 2010
    • Guidance
  8. Canceling, ceasing and revoking refugee status: process

    • 8 December 2008
    • Guidance
  9. Caring for victims of torture: process

    • 1 January 2009
    • Guidance
  10. Dealing with gender identity issues in the asylum claim: process

    • 13 June 2011
    • Guidance
  11. Disputed nationality allowed appeals

    • 14 November 2005
    • Guidance
  12. Early legal advice project in Midlands and east of England: process

    • 1 November 2010
    • Guidance
  13. Gender issue in the asylum claim: process

    • 29 September 2010
    • Guidance
  14. Granting discretionary leave to asylum seekers: process

    • 24 June 2013
    • Guidance
  15. Handling claims: process

    • 27 October 2009
    • Guidance
  16. Identifying illegal entrants claiming asylum: process

    • 1 January 1999
    • Guidance
  17. Immigration and asylum act and the refugee convention: process

    • 25 September 2012
    • Guidance
  18. Integration loans policy guidance: process

    • 3 March 2012
    • Guidance
  19. Mandate refugees: process

    • 1 June 2012
    • Guidance
  20. Military service and conscientious objection: process

    • 1 January 2013
    • Guidance
  21. Multiple asylum claims

    • 9 April 2002
    • Guidance
  22. Non-compliant claims: process

    • 15 November 2013
    • Guidance
  23. Obtaining fingerprints from asylum applicants: process

    • 15 November 2013
    • Guidance
  24. People who are exempt from immigration control: process

    • 1 October 2006
    • Guidance
  25. Revoking an indefinite leave to remain in the UK: process

    • 10 June 2013
    • Guidance
  26. Safe third country cases to consider asylum application: process

    • 15 November 2013
    • Guidance
  27. Sexual orientation in asylum claim: process

    • 13 June 2011
    • Guidance
  28. Transfering refugee status - interim notice: process

    • 5 February 2013
    • Guidance
  29. Travel abroad: process

    • 14 November 2013
    • Guidance
  30. UNRWA assisted Palestinians: policy

    • 15 November 2013
    • Guidance
  31. Withdrawing asylum applications

    • 14 November 2013
    • Guidance

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