Law No. 11 regulates political asylum by allowing all individuals except for those who committed war crimes, human rights violations or non-political crimes to apply for political asylum, granting applicants three months of temporary residency until a final decision on their claim is reached, and then granting asylum to individuals and their family members along with the right to apply for travel documents, right to work, and the right to access government health care, education and housing.

Date Adopted / Created / Concluded
Thematic Area
Forced displacement and refugee protection
Access to asylum
Refugee Status and Residency
Policy Type