Guidance

Afghanistan: country policy and information notes

Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.

Documents

Country policy and information note: security, Afghanistan, April 2018

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Country policy and information note: unaccompanied children, Afghanistan, April 2018

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Country policy and information note: Afghans perceived as “Westernised”, Afghanistan, January 2018

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Country policy and information note: Hindus and Sikhs, Afghanistan, February 2017

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Country information and policy note: sexual orientation and gender identity, Afghanistan, January 2017

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Country policy and information note: fear of anti-government elements, Afghanistan, December 2016

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Country information and guidance: women fearing gender-based harm/violence, Afghanistan, December 2016

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Country information and guidance: prison conditions, Afghanistan, September 2015

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Country policy and information notes (previously known as country information and guidance reports) are used by UK Visas and Immigration officials to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.

The notes also give information on asylum seekers’ countries of origin.

Published 9 December 2016
Last updated 19 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated country policy and information note on security, April 2018.
  2. New guidance added on 'unaccompanied children'.
  3. New guidance on Afghans perceived as “Westernised”.
  4. Note on security situation published.
  5. Updated guidance on 'Hindus and Sikhs'.
  6. Updated country policy and information note on sexual orientation and gender identity.
  7. First published.