6. Exclusion



This country guidance is currently under review. In view of the recent significant changes, notably the Taliban takeover, assessments within this document may no longer be valid. When examining the international protection needs of applicants from Afghanistan, please consider the most up-to-date country of origin information available.

Last updated: December 2020

This chapter looks into the potential applicability of the exclusion grounds under Article 12(2) QD and Article 17(1) QD in relation to acts committed by applicants from Afghanistan.

This chapter includes the following sections:

For further general guidance on exclusion, see the ‘EASO Practical Guide: Exclusion’.


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