Asylum policy guidance on assessing the age of an applicant when they claim to be a child.
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Asylum policy guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions when an asylum applicant claims to be a child with little or no evidence.
This guidance is under review. The age assessment joint working guidance (2015) has replaced the joint working protocol (2005) contained in this asylum instruction. This provides guidance on joint working and information sharing between the Home Office and local authorities.