Differential treatment of specific nationalities in the procedure


Country Report: Differential treatment of specific nationalities in the procedure Last updated: 22/05/23



As a result of the Russian invasion that started on 24 February 2022 in the territory of Ukraine, Poland accepted refugees on an unprecedented scale. On the different treatment of Ukrainian nationals and persons of other nationalities fleeing war, see more in the TP annex to the report .

As of 31 December 2022, according to the Border Guard, no returns are carried out to the following countries: Syria, Eritrea, Afghanistan, Yemen and Ukraine.[1] However, NGOs monitoring return operations were notified about the planned return to Ukraine of one person, which took place in February 2023.[2]




[1] Information provided by the Border Guard, 25 January 2023.

[2] E-mail information sent by the Border Guard on 7 February 2023.

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview 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