Permission to work

Asylum policy guidance on permission to work for asylum applicants.


Permission to work and volunteering for asylum seekers

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Asylum policy guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to handle requests to work from asylum applicants.

Published 8 September 2010
Last updated 4 May 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated the permissions to work and volunteering for asylum seekers guidance with the latest version.

  2. Guidance updated: removed out of date policy intention; updated process for amending Application Registration Card (ARC), in line with ARC guidance; updated travel costs information.

  3. Updated guidance.

  4. First published.