Asylum claims from UK visa applicants

Asylum policy guidance on asylum claims from applicants who have a UK visa or have applied for one.


Visa matches

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Asylum policy guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to handle asylum claims from asylum applicants who have a visa (or electronic visa waiver) to come to the UK or have applied for one.

Published 3 April 2012
Last updated 11 November 2014 + show all updates
  1. Updated document.
  2. Updated guidance.
  3. First published.