Practical Tools

In accordance with its overall aim of supporting Member States in achieving common standards and high-quality processes within the Common European Asylum System (CEAS), EASO develops common practical tools and guidance.

You can find an overview of available tools and guidance here.

Access to the asylum procedure

Implementation of the Dublin III Regulation

  • EASO Practical guide on the implementation of the Dublin III Regulation: personal interview and evidence assessment [EN]

Examination of the application for international protection

Quality assurance in the asylum procedure

Practical tools for country of origin information research

  • Tools and tips for online COI research (EASO Practical Guide Series) [EN]
  • EASO Practical Guide: Researching the situation of lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons (LGB) in countries of origin [EN] [BG] [DE] [EL] [ES] [FR] [IT] [PL] [PT] [RO]


Applicants with special needs

Watch our video on Identification of Persons with Special Needs (IPSN):

Watch our video on age assessment: