25 March 2020
Immigration Practitioners’ Group Asylum Interviews
The Home Office have indicated that they have decided to pause face to face substantive asylum interviews from 19th March and will not be scheduling any new face to face interviews for now.
In the meantime, they are exploring other ways to find the information they need to make decisions; digitally, by telephone and by post/ email, for example. They hope – availability of staff and applicants allowing – to be conducting substantive asylum interviews again soon.
All enquiries can be directed through the Asylum Duty Officer Inbox: