Visas and immigration operational guidance - collection

Asylum policy - Asylum process guidance

Guidance on asylum for UK Visas and Immigration.

Contents

  1. Documents

This collection contains guidance for UK Visas and Immigration who are handling asylum applications.

Documents

  1. Asylum appeal hearings: service of appeal determinations process

    • 30 September 2009
    • Guidance
  2. Asylum appeals hearings: issues raised relating to tape recorded interviews process

    • 29 October 2009
    • Guidance
  3. Asylum cases involving gender recognition: instruction

    • 27 October 2009
    • Guidance
  4. Asylum instruction exclusion: article 1F of the refugee convention

    • 28 May 2012
    • Guidance
  5. Asylum appeal hearing: case management review process

    • 29 October 2009
    • Guidance
  6. Abandoned appeals process

    • 29 October 2009
    • Guidance
  7. Accessing country of origin information: instruction

    • 22 February 2007
    • Guidance
  8. Assisted voluntary returns: instruction

    • 23 October 2010
    • Guidance
  9. Active review of unaccompanied asylum seeking children discretionary leave: instruction

    • 26 October 2009
    • Guidance
  10. Appeals bundling process

    • 30 September 2009
    • Guidance
  11. Appeals not lodged by the 'appeal by' deadline

    • 29 October 2009
    • Guidance
  12. Applicants with poor quality fingerprints: instruction

    • 23 October 2013
    • Guidance
  13. Assessing age: instruction

    • 17 June 2011
    • Guidance
  14. Asylum appeals hearing overview

    • 29 October 2009
    • Guidance
  15. Case management following onward movement of applicants: process

    • 19 August 2010
    • Guidance
  16. Code of conduct: interpreters working for UK Visas and Immigration

    • 12 December 2008
    • Guidance
  17. Conducting the asylum interview process

    • 31 March 2014
    • Guidance
  18. Considering asylum claims and assessing credibility: instruction

    • 30 July 2012
    • Guidance
  19. Checking an asylum applicant's representative is legally authorised to provide immigration advice: instruction

    • 26 February 2010
    • Guidance
  20. Considering human rights claims: instruction

    • 27 October 2009
    • Guidance
  21. Criminality, adverse immigration history and other information: instruction

    • 23 October 2009
    • Guidance
  22. Detention rule 35 process

    • 7 August 2013
    • Guidance
  23. Detained fast track processes: timetable flexibility, instruction

    • 11 November 2012
    • Guidance
  24. Detained fast track processes: instruction

    • 11 June 2013
    • Guidance
  25. Document retention: instruction

    • 30 October 2008
    • Guidance
  26. Family reunion: instruction

    • 5 July 2011
    • Guidance
  27. First reporting event: process

    • 23 October 2009
    • Guidance
  28. File management: instruction

    • 13 November 2008
    • Guidance
  29. Guidance for issuing status documentation for grants of leave: instruction

    • 26 October 2009
    • Guidance
  30. Handling swap over claims: instruction

    • 26 October 2009
    • Guidance
  31. Permission to work: asylum policy instruction

    • 8 September 2010
    • Guidance
  32. Humanitarian protection: instruction

    • 15 May 2013
    • Guidance
  33. Implementing substantive decisions: instruction

    • 15 November 2013
    • Guidance
  34. Immigration status uncertain or unknown: instruction

    • 6 October 2008
    • Guidance
  35. Language analysis: instruction

    • 21 February 2013
    • Guidance
  36. Lost, stolen or incorrect status documentation: instruction

    • 11 April 2013
    • Guidance
  37. Medical evidence (non-medical foundation cases): instruction

    • 21 November 2008
    • Guidance
  38. Medical foundation cases: process

    • 20 March 2007
    • Guidance
  39. Ministerial correspondence: instruction

    • 5 November 2008
    • Guidance
  40. Minute writing: process

    • 16 February 2007
    • Guidance
  41. Multiple applications: instruction

    • 15 November 2013
    • Guidance
  42. Nationality: doubtful, disputed and other cases, instruction

    • 26 October 2013
    • Guidance
  43. Non suspensive appeals certification under section 94 of the NIA Act 2002: process

    • 24 May 2013
    • Guidance
  44. Postal claims: process

    • 9 October 2009
    • Guidance
  45. Procedures for issuing a National Insurance number to asylum claimants granted leave to enter or remain in the UK: instruction

    • 3 November 2008
    • Guidance
  46. Processing family cases: instruction

    • 1 March 2011
    • Guidance
  47. Processing an asylum application from a child: instruction

    • 16 April 2013
    • Guidance
  48. Registering an asylum application in the UK: process

    • 12 October 2009
    • Guidance
  49. Restricted leave: asylum casework instruction

    • 28 May 2012
    • Guidance
  50. Routing applicants to regional asylum teams: guidance

    • 20 October 2009
    • Guidance
  51. Reviewing refugee leave or settlement protection: full equality impact assessment template

    • 5 July 2010
    • Guidance
  52. Reconsideration process map: onward appeal rights

    • 15 November 2013
    • Guidance
  53. Settlement protection: asylum policy instruction

    • 1 October 2013
    • Guidance
  54. Substantive appeal hearings process

    • 29 October 2009
    • Guidance
  55. The reasons for refusal letter: instruction

    • 7 November 2008
    • Guidance
  56. Translations: instruction

    • 15 November 2009
    • Guidance
  57. Third country cases: instruction for referring and handling

    • 11 August 2011
    • Guidance
  58. Validity of appeals instruction

    • 29 October 2009
    • Guidance
  59. Voluntary departures: process

    • 23 October 2009
    • Guidance
  60. Visa matches (handling asylum claims from UK visa applicants: instruction

    • 3 April 2012
    • Guidance
  61. Dealing with asylum claims involving torture or serious harm allegations: process

    • 29 January 2014
    • Guidance
  62. Identity checking and family tracing via the Albanian authorities: instruction

    • 31 January 2014
    • Guidance
  63. Family tracing assistance from the FCO in Bangladesh: instruction

    • 3 February 2014
    • Guidance

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