Policies & guidance

These pages contain Home Office policies and staff guidance relating to the redocumentation process.  

The guidance most commonly referred to by BID's legal managers is the Home Office Country Reference Guide.  

Latest Home Office CROS Country reference guide (most recent version issued November 2014 via FOI request)

This guidance for Home Office staff contains information by country, on requirements for EUL or ETD for return, the current likelihood of ETD agreement, minimum ETD requirements, current country information, constraints, with original evidence, with copy evidence, with no evidence, and how long the ETD is valid for. All versions of the guidance obtained by BID are shown below. 

Helpline for detainees

Tel: 020 7456 9750
Fax: 020 3745 5226

Helpline open Monday to Thursday between 10am and 12 midday


020 7456 9762 (Monday to Friday)
Please note, it is not possible to get information or advice via this number.

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