Assessing destitution

Asylum policy guidance on assessing whether an applicant is destitute.


Assessing destitution

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‘Assessing destitution (version 2)’, is no longer in use and was archived on 8 February 2017. The guidance is being updated and will be replaced with a current version soon.

Asylum policy guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions on asylum support claims based on destitution.

Published 25 May 2011
Last updated 8 February 2017 + show all updates
  1. Archived 'Assessing destitution v2'.
  2. Updated guidance.
  3. First published.