EEA and EU asylum claims

Asylum policy guidance on EEA/EU asylum claims.


Asylum policy instruction: EEA/EU asylum claims

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


Asylum policy guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions on asylum and human rights claims or further submissions from EEA (European Economic Area), EU (European Union) and Swiss nationals.

Published 13 June 2014
Last updated 9 December 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance.
  2. First published.