Guidance

Iran: country policy and information notes

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

Documents

Country policy and information note: women fearing domestic violence, Iran, September 2018

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Country policy and information note: background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation, Iran, September 2018

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Country policy and information note: Christians and Christian converts, Iran, March 2018

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Country policy and information note: fear of punishment for crimes committed in other countries (‘double jeopardy’ or re-prosecution), Iran, January 2018

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Country policy and information note: honour crimes against women, Iran, October 2017

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Country policy and information note: forced marriage, Iran, August 2017

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Country policy and information note: Zoroastrians, Iran, June 2017

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Country policy and information note: Baha’is, Iran, November 2016

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Country policy and information note: adulterers, Iran, November 2016

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Country policy and information note: military service, Iran, October 2016

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Country policy and information note: journalists and internet based media, Iran, October 2016

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Country information and guidance: sexual orientation and gender identity, Iran, September 2016

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Country information and guidance: illegal exit, Iran, July 2016

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Country information and guidance: Kurds and Kurdish political groups, Iran, July 2016

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Country information and guidance: smugglers, Iran, April 2016

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Country information and guidance: human rights defenders, Iran, March 2016

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Country information and guidance: prison conditions, Iran, February 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.

Published 9 December 2016
Last updated 27 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. New country policy and information note on women fearing domestic violence for September 2018.
  2. Updated guidance: Iran: Background information, including the accepted recommendations from the Independent Advisory Group on Country Information (IAGCI).
  3. Added CPIN for Iran, June 2018
  4. Removal of country information and guidance for women.
  5. Version 4 (March 2018) of policy and information note: Christians and Christian converts uploaded and previous version 3 removed.
  6. Information note on 'double jeopardy' published.
  7. Removed v3 of Country information and guidance: background information, including actors of protection, and internal relocation, Iran, now superseded by v4.
  8. New country policy and information note on background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation.
  9. Information on honour crimes published.
  10. New country policy and information note on forced marriage.
  11. New guidance on women fearing domestic violence.
  12. New country policy and information note on forced marriage.
  13. New country policy and information note on Zoroastrians.
  14. Updated guidance: Christians and Christian converts, Iran, February 2017.
  15. First published.