Children (asylum instructions)

Asylum policy guidance for asylum applications involving children.

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


Published 11 June 2014
Last updated 31 March 2023 + show all updates
  1. Guidance on the National Age Assessment Board published.

  2. Added 'Streamlined asylum processing for children: caseworker guidance'.

  3. New Dublin Regulation and Eurodac: age assessment guidance added.

  4. Guidance for social workers embedded with Kent Intake Unit published.

  5. Added a new document 'Calais leave' to the collection.

  6. New guidance on section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016 leave added.

  7. Guidance on 'Tracing family members of unaccompanied asylum seeking children' added.

  8. New guidance on age assessment: joint working instruction.

  9. First published.