Timely processing of first asylum applications

The IND publishes monthly figures regarding the timely processing of all pending first asylum applications that have a legal decision period. Timely processing is the extent to which the IND decides on applications within the legal decision period. We update the figures on this page every month.

Last updated: 13-06-2022 

Table timely processing of pending first asylum applications

Reference date
 

Number pending applications within legal decision period

Number pending applications outside legal decision period

Total pending applications with a legal decision period

​% Pending applications within legal decision period

 

1/06/2022

10,320

5,690

16,010

64%

1/05/2022

10,550

​4,630

​15,180

69%

1/04/2022

11,370

3,320

14,680

77%

1/03/2022

11,220

2,480

13,700

82%

1/02/2022

12,040

​1,660

​13,700

​88%

1/01/2022

​12,510

1,040

13,550

​92%

1/12/2021

​11,660

​920

12,590

​93%

1/11/2021

​10,460

​1,110

11,570

​90%

​1/10/2021

​8,600

​1,430

​10,020

​86%

​1/09/2021

​5,820

​1,630

​7,450

​78%

​1/08/2021

​4,060

​1,950

​6,000

​86%

​1/07/2021

​3,010

​2,470

​5,480

​55%

​1/06/2021

​2,790

​3,900

​6,690

​42%

​1/05/2021

​3,010

​4,510

7,510

40%

​1/04/2021

​3,340

​5,050

8,400

40​%

​1/03/2021

​3,790

​5,150

​8,940

​42%

1/02/2021

​4,260

​5,050

​9,310

​46%

1/01/2021

​4,810

​4,930

​9,740

​49%


 

Explanatory note

  • On 1 January 2021 there was a total of 9,740 pending first asylum applications with a legal decision period. 49% of these applications were still within the legal decision period.
  •  On 1 June 2022, a total of 16,010 first asylum applications had not yet been decided on. 64% of these applications were still within the legal decision period.
  •  Figures are rounded up or down to the nearest ten. Therefore, the total may differ from the combined number of undecided cases within and outside the legal decision period. Percentages are rounded up or down to the nearest whole percent.

For figures about processing times and timeliness of processed asylum applications, visit Asylum processing times.