Guidance

South Africa: country policy and information notes

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

Documents

Country background note: South Africa, August 2020

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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 1 September 2020 + show all updates
  1. Removed South Africa country policy and information note (July 2017) on sexual orientation and gender identity document.

  2. New country background note, South Africa, August 2020.

  3. Background information note published.

  4. New guidance on sexual orientation and gender identity.

  5. First published.