Asylum screening and routing (asylum instructions)

Asylum policy guidance for screening asylum seekers and routing them to regional asylum teams.

This collection contains asylum policy guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to screen asylum seekers and route them to regional asylum teams.


  1. Asylum screening and routing
  2. Application registration card
  3. Language analysis
  4. Dublin III Regulation
  5. Doubtful and disputed nationality cases
  6. Biometric data-sharing
  7. Asylum claims from UK visa applicants
  8. Multiple applications
Published 11 June 2014
Last updated 18 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added asylum policy guidance on screening and routing. Removed guidance on asylum claims made by post and asylum applications made in the UK.
  2. New Dublin III Regulation guidance.
  3. First published.