Age assessment: practice guidance

This document provides practice guidance for social workers and their managers involved in undertaking age assessments in Scotland.

Appendix 8: Home Office Publications

Local authorities working with young asylum seekers will need to coordinate their arrangements with UKVI practices relating to age disputes and the processing of asylum claims. Below are the relevant Home Office publications at the time of writing.

Assessing age:

Processing an asylum application from a child and understanding assessment outcomes:

General guidance setting out UKVI practice relating to asylum support:


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