United Kingdom is a signatory of the 1951 United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. This means that you can claim asylum in UK if you have a well-founded fear of persecution on return to your country of origin because of your race, religion, nationality, political opinion or member of a particular social group. If you don’t qualify for refugee status you may qualify for humanitarian protection as well.
UK Border Agency expects that a person who wishes to claim asylum in UK should make a claim as soon as possible at the earliest opportunity. In order to make an application for asylum you should personally attend one of the asylum screening units of the UK Border Agency.
In order to claim asylum in UK you should be physically present here.
How can we help?
Claiming asylum in UK can be a lengthy and confusing process. Further all circumstances do not amount to persecution as defined under the convention. Also it is advisable to submit your claim in the most precise and clear manner and also with the necessary supporting documentation and evidence as this can help the UK Border Agency to make a quick decision in your case. Further you are also eligible to get support and accommodation in UK while your claim is being processed.
We can provide advice regarding your claim for asylum and can arrange for your asylum screening interview at the asylum screening unit. We can also collate and submit all the relevant paper work to the UKBA on your behalf in support of your claim. In case your asylum claim is refused we will be able to submit an appeal on your behalf to the First Tier Tribunal and assist you during the hearing.
Contact our Asylum Application Lawyers East London, UK
If you wish to claim asylum in UK while here please contact us to discuss your requirements and a member of our team will assist you further. Call us on 020 8215 1205 or use our online contact form and we will be in touch very soon. We also have an out-of-office number in case of emergencies – call 07984 013 143.