Policy Advocacy at Asylum Access Thailand

The policy advocacy team work closely with the CRSP, government bureaus and other stakeholders to follow up the implementation of the Regulation of the Office of the Prime Minister On the Screening of Aliens who Enter into the Kingdom and are Unable to Return to the Country of Origin B.E. 2562 and the Memorandum of Understanding on The Determination of Measures and Approaches Alternative to Detention of Children in Immigration Detention Centers B.E. 2562 which are the significant law and policy that related to the urban refugees in Thailand.


Regulation of the Office of the Prime Minister On the Screening of Aliens who Enter into the Kingdom and are Unable to Return to the Country of Origin B.E. 2562

National Screening Mechanism (NSM)

There are people who enter and reside in Thailand, whether legally or illegally under the immigration law,and they are unable to return to their country of origin since they have a reasonable ground to believe that they would suffer danger due to persecution. Thai government established a screening mechanism for such groups in order to reach sustainable solutions for Thailand’s alien management problem.


Memorandum of Understanding on The Determination of Measures and Approaches Alternative to Detention of Children in Immigration Detention Centers B.E. 2562

MoU ATD

The Memorandum of Understanding to guide the Royal Thai Police, the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security and other relevant agencies in assisting and protecting children detained at Immigration Detention Centers, in accordance with Thailand’s domestic laws and international obligations.