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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 '14 at 6:30
@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: – Tor-Einar Jarnbjo May 26 '14 at 13:11
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 '14 at 21:44
@Tor-EinarJarnbjo after all that, a citizen of Argentina :/ – Mark Mayo May 28 '14 at 15:16
@user14013: Why did you claim to be a British Overseas citizen? – Tor-Einar Jarnbjo May 28 '14 at 15:21

Argentine citizens don't need a visa to visit UK. From

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 '14 at 6:43
@user14013 this was not clear from your question. However the same rules apply also for Argentine citizens. – Dirty-flow May 28 '14 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 '14 at 21:39

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