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I would like to enter the United Kingdom on a tourist visa for a short visit.

Unfortunately my citizenship application was refused earlier but is under appeal at the moment. I am a citizen of Argentina.

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I see the close vote, but it IS a tourist travel question - let's give it a chance guys. To @user14013 - what citizenship are yo, and what was the reason for refusal? –  Mark Mayo May 26 at 6:30
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@Mark Mayo: Sorry, I can't completely describe the categories of British nationals in a 600 character comment. You can find a comprehensive explanation of the term in Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Overseas_citizen –  Tor-Einar Jarnbjo May 26 at 13:11
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One of the reasons for refusing a tourist visa to the USA is that the officers believe you want to move to the USA eventually, making you a "stay risk." An engaged woman I know was told to hide her ring when visiting her fiancé for this reason. If the UK has something similar, you may have a problem. –  Kate Gregory May 26 at 21:44
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@Tor-EinarJarnbjo after all that, a citizen of Argentina :/ –  Mark Mayo May 28 at 15:16
    
@user14013: Why did you claim to be a British Overseas citizen? –  Tor-Einar Jarnbjo May 28 at 15:21

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Argentine citizens don't need a visa to visit UK. From www.gov.uk:

However, you should bring the same documents you’d need to apply for a visa, to show to officers at the UK border.

You may want to apply for a visa if you have a criminal record or you’ve previously been refused entry into the UK.

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I am not a British overseas citizen, I am Argentinian. –  user14013 May 28 at 6:43
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@user14013 this was not clear from your question. However the same rules apply also for Argentine citizens. –  Dirty-flow May 28 at 6:46
    
That's true but I don't think it fully addresses the question, which is whether the failed citizenship application has an impact on touristic visits to the country, confusion on visa aside. –  Relaxed May 28 at 21:39

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