Information booklet for asylum applications

Information booklet for those who have registered, or are considering registering, an asylum application in the United Kingdom.



This booklet explains the procedure for making an initial application within the United Kingdom for asylum. It also contains information on the asylum process after you have made an asylum application.

Published 25 February 2014
Last updated 28 June 2023 + show all updates
  1. Sections 3 and 5 updated.

  2. Added a link to Legal Aid Provision.

  3. Updated 'What if I don't have evidence to prove my age?' wording.

  4. Updated point of claim information booklet to emphasise that domestic violence is a criminal offence in the UK.

  5. Updated web version (HTML) of the information booklet added.

  6. Updated point of claim information booklet.

  7. Updated guidance.

  8. Updated document.

  9. Updated English document.

  10. First published.