revised textFor a case that does not contain a refugee, asylum applicant or torture victim, enter 2 dashes. For a case containing a refugee (basic number begins with a letter A or Y) or applicant for asylum or torture victim (basic number begins with the letter V) enter the correct nation of origin.

If the correct nation of origin is not listed, contact the Bureau of Policy Development for the correct code.

NATION OF ORIGIN CODE
Afghanistan 16
Africa (other than Ethiopia) 21
Albania 27
Bosnia 31
Bulgaria 20
Burma 32
Cambodia 05
China 17
Cuba 01
Czechoslovakia 07
El Salvador 29
Ethiopia 08
Ghana 34
Haiti 06
Hmong Tribe 03
Hungary 18
India 33
Iran 14
Iraq 13
new textIsrael 38
Korea 22
Kuwait 26
Laos 04
Lebanon 25
Liberia 36
Nicaragua 24
Pakistan 28
Peru 35
Poland 09
Romania 12
Russia 11
Somalia 30
Syria 10
Thailand 23
Turkey 15
Vietnam 02
Yugoslavia 19