Age assessment: joint working

Asylum policy guidance on how the Home Office and local authorities assess age disputes.


Age assessment joint working guidance

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Asylum policy guidance from UK Visas and Immigration on joint working arrangements for age disputes from applicants claiming to be a child between the Home Office and local authorities in England.

Published 22 May 2015