Guidance

China: country policy and information notes

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

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Country policy and information note: China: modern slavery, January 2021

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Country policy and information note: China: Hong Kong national security law, November 2020

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Country policy and information note: Falun Gong, China, November 2020

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Country policy and information note China: Hong Kong protests, February 2020

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Country information and guidance: Christians, China, November 2019

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Country policy and information note: opposition to the state, China, November 2018

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Country policy and information note: contravention of national population and family-planning laws, China, November 2018

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Country policy and information note: fear of punishment on return to China for crimes committed in other countries (‘Double Jeopardy’), China, March 2018

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Country policy and information note: background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation, China, March 2018

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Country information and guidance: non-Christian religious groups, China, August 2016

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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.

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Published 9 December 2016
Last updated 12 January 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added country policy and information note: China:modern slavery, January 2021.

  2. Added country policy information note China: Hong Kong national security law and updated Falun Gong document.

  3. Added the Country policy and information note China: Hong Kong protests document.

  4. Updated China: Christians guidance document

  5. Updated country policy and information note on opposition to the state

  6. Updated country policy and information note on contravention of national population and family-planning laws.

  7. Guidance on opposition to the state published.

  8. Updated country policy and information note on double jeopardy.

  9. Updated country policy and information notes on background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation.

  10. Updated Country policy and information note on contravention of national population and family-planning laws.

  11. First published.