Country Report

Country Report: Croatia Last updated: 22/04/22


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This report was written by Lana Tučkorić at the Croatian Law Centre, and was edited by ECRE.

This report draws on information gathered through the practice of the Croatian Law Centre, data and information provided by Administrative Courts, the High Administrative Court, the Croatian Employment Service, IOM, UNHCR,  attorneys at law and relevant organisations, including the Croatian Red Cross, the Centar for Cultural Dialogue, the Centre for Peace Studies,  Doctors of the World (MdM), Jesuit Refugee Service, Civil Rights Project  Sisak, Rehabilitation Centre for Stress and Trauma, Are you Syrious, as well as from other publicly available sources.

The information in this report is up-to-date as of 31 December 2021, unless otherwise stated.


To access the updated report, you can navigate through the table of contents on the right end side or download the full report (in PDF) above.

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX I – Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation