Guidance

Sri Lanka: 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: sexual orientation and gender identity, Sri Lanka, October 2018

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Country policy and information note: minority religious groups, Sri Lanka, March 2018

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Country policy and information note: journalists, media professionals and human rights activists, Sri Lanka, July 2017

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Country policy and information note: Tamil separatism, Sri Lanka, June 2017

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Report of a Home Office fact finding mission: treatment of Tamils and people who have a real or perceived association with the former Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), July 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 3 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Replaced 'Sri Lanka- Sexual Orientation and gender identity and expression' with revised version.
  2. Information on religious minority groups published.
  3. Added new country policy on sexual orientation and gender identity.
  4. Added new country policy on media professionals.
  5. Updated guidance on 'Tamil separatism'.
  6. Updated guidance on 'Tamil separatism' and new guidance added on 'Report of a Home Office Fact finding mission, July 2016'.
  7. First published.