Visas and immigration operational guidance - collection

Asylum policy - Country of origin information

Information on asylum seekers' countries of origin.

Contents

  1. Documents

Accurate and up-to-date information on asylum seekers’ countries of origin is used by UK Visas and Immigration for all stages of the asylum determination process. You will find here all the COI reports for individual countries.

Documents

  1. Country of origin information service: useful sources

    • 14 July 2011
    • Guidance
  2. Afghanistan: country of origin report, 11 October 2011

    • 11 October 2011
    • Guidance
  3. Afghanistan: country of origin report, 13 July 2012

    • 15 February 2013
    • Guidance
  4. Albania: country of origin report, 25 March 2011

    • 25 March 2011
    • Guidance
  5. Albania: country of origin report, 30 March 2012

    • 30 March 2012
    • Guidance
  6. Algeria: country of origin report, 3 November 2011

    • 3 November 2011
    • Guidance
  7. Algeria: country of origin report, 17 January 2013

    • 17 January 2013
    • Guidance
  8. Bangladesh: country of origin report, 30 September 2012

    • 30 September 2012
    • Guidance
  9. Bangladesh: country of origin report, 23 December 2011

    • 23 December 2011
    • Guidance
  10. Burma: country of origin report, 2 February 2012

    • 2 February 2012
    • Guidance
  11. Burma: country of origin report, 17 June 2011

    • 17 June 2011
    • Guidance
  12. China: country of origin report, 24 August 2011

    • 24 August 2011
    • Guidance
  13. China: country of origin report, 10 October 2012

    • 10 October 2012
    • Guidance
  14. Democratic Republic of Congo: Fact finding mission report, June 2012

    • 1 November 2012
    • Guidance
  15. Democratic Republic of Congo: country of origin report, 9 March 2012

    • 9 March 2012
    • Guidance
  16. Eritrea: country of origin report, 15 April 2011

    • 15 April 2011
    • Guidance
  17. Eritrea: country of origin report, 17 August 2011

    • 17 August 2011
    • Guidance
  18. Eritrea: country of origin report, 17 August 2012

    • 17 August 2012
    • Guidance
  19. Eritrea: country of origin report, 18 September 2013

    • 18 September 2013
    • Guidance
  20. Gambia: country of origin report, 5 November 2013

    • 5 November 2013
    • Guidance
  21. Ghana: country of origin report, 11 May 2012

    • 11 May 2012
    • Guidance
  22. India: country of origin report, 30 March 2012

    • 30 March 2012
    • Guidance
  23. Iran: country of origin report, 26 September 2013

    • 26 September 2013
    • Guidance
  24. Iraq COI bulletin: collation of IGC member states' responses on returns to Iraq, 16 April 2012

    • 16 April 2012
    • Guidance
  25. Iraq COI bulletin: treatment of persons returning to Iraq, 16 April 2012

    • 16 April 2012
    • Guidance
  26. Iraq: country of origin report, 25 March 2011

    • 25 March 2011
    • Guidance
  27. Iraq: country of origin report, 30 August 2011

    • 30 August 2011
    • Guidance
  28. Iraq: fact finding mission report, March 2012

    • 1 March 2012
    • Guidance
  29. Iraq: security situation update bulletin, 13 August 2013

    • 13 August 2013
    • Guidance
  30. Jamaica: country of origin report, 27 May 2011

    • 27 May 2011
    • Guidance
  31. Jamaica: country of origin report, 15 January 2013

    • 15 January 2013
    • Guidance
  32. Kenya: country of origin report, 25 February 2011

    • 25 February 2011
    • Guidance
  33. Kenya: country of origin report, 30 December 2011

    • 30 December 2011
    • Guidance
  34. Kenya: country of origin report, 22 May 2013

    • 22 May 2013
    • Guidance
  35. Kuwait: country of origin report, 25 April 2012

    • 25 April 2012
    • Guidance
  36. Libya: country of origin report, 7 March 2012

    • 7 March 2012
    • Guidance
  37. Libya: country of origin report, 25 July 2011

    • 25 July 2011
    • Guidance
  38. Libya: country of origin report, 19 December 2012

    • 19 December 2012
    • Guidance
  39. Malawi: country of origin report, 26 August 2011

    • 26 August 2011
    • Guidance
  40. Malawi: country of origin report, 31 October 2012

    • 31 October 2012
    • Guidance
  41. Nigeria: country of origin report, 6 April 2011

    • 6 April 2011
    • Guidance
  42. Nigeria: country of origin report, 14 June 2013

    • 14 June 2013
    • Guidance
  43. Nigeria: country of origin report, 14 June 2013

    • 14 June 2013
    • Guidance
  44. Nigeria: country of origin report, 6 January 2012

    • 6 January 2012
    • Guidance
  45. Occupied Palestinian territories: country of origin report, 15 May 2012

    • 15 May 2012
    • Guidance
  46. Pakistan: country of origin report, 17 January 2011

    • 17 January 2011
    • Guidance
  47. Pakistan: country of origin report, 7 December 2012

    • 7 December 2012
    • Guidance
  48. Pakistan: country of origin report, 7 June 2012

    • 7 June 2012
    • Guidance
  49. Pakistan: country of origin report, 29 September 2011

    • 29 September 2011
    • Guidance
  50. Pakistan: country of origin report, 9 August 2013

    • 9 August 2013
    • Guidance
  51. Somalia: country information and guidance report, 4 April 2014

    • 9 April 2014
    • Guidance
  52. Somalia: country of origin report, 17 January 2012

    • 17 January 2012
    • Guidance
  53. Somalia: country of origin report, 27 May 2011

    • 27 May 2011
    • Guidance
  54. Somalia: security situation in southern and central Somalia

    • 17 August 2012
    • Guidance
  55. Somalia: country of origin report, 5 August 2013

    • 5 August 2013
    • Guidance
  56. Sri Lanka: treatment of returns bulletin, December 2012

    • 20 December 2012
    • Guidance
  57. Sri Lanka: recent report on torture and ill-treatment, 30 November 2011

    • 30 November 2011
    • Guidance
  58. Sri Lanka: country of origin report, 4 July 2011

    • 4 July 2011
    • Guidance
  59. Sri Lanka: country of origin report, 7 March 2012

    • 7 March 2012
    • Guidance
  60. Sudan: country of origin report, 11 September 2012

    • 11 September 2012
    • Guidance
  61. Syria: country of origin report, 15 August 2012

    • 15 August 2012
    • Guidance
  62. Syria: country of origin report, 11 September 2013

    • 11 September 2013
    • Guidance
  63. Uganda: country of origin report, 20 April 2011

    • 20 April 2011
    • Guidance
  64. Vietnam: country of origin report, 20 April 2011

    • 20 August 2011
    • Guidance
  65. Vietnam: country of origin report, 20 April 2012

    • 20 April 2012
    • Guidance
  66. Vietnam: country of origin report, 9 August 2013

    • 9 August 2013
    • Guidance
  67. Zimbabwe: country of origin report, 25 March 2011

    • 25 March 2011
    • Guidance
  68. Zimbabwe: country of origin report, 19 August 2011

    • 19 August 2011
    • Guidance
  69. Zimbabwe: country of origin report, 13 July 2012

    • 13 July 2012
    • Guidance

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