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Should I submit bank statements when applying for a UK Visa? What do they say about me?

The UK Visas and Immigration Directorate publishes guidance that provides helpful tips that can result in successful visa applications. Section 2 of this guidance opens is entitled "other ...
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UK visa refusal on V 4.2 a + c (and sometimes 'e')

Many of the UK visa refusals we see here share a common pattern and the prevailing reasons refer to V 4.2 (a) and (c). I do understand that, while the applicants may describe very different ...
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Schengen Visa Refusal: Justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not reliable

Schengen refusal formulae can be difficult to understand sometimes. Sometimes an applicant receives a refusal with: Justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not reliable. ...
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What is 'funds parking' in the context of UK visa applications?

I read somewhere that 'funds parking' in your bank account during last minute is considered as 'mild deception' by consular officers which may lead to a denial. Please explain why 'funds parking' in ...
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My application was refused due to 'lack of evidence of funds', are there hidden requirements for UK visa applications?

This post originates from a discussion at What future consequences are possible from a Standard Visitor visa refusal? [duplicate]. I applied for a UK Standard Visitor visa for attending a competition,...
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The infamous "Balance of Probabilities" with UK visas and Immigration

For those who have been refused entry clearance or leave to enter the UK, you very likely have come across the term, balance of the probabilities in the refusal. Balance of Probabilities A legal ...
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Should I Fabricate Additional Support Document after UK V 4.2 (a) +(c) refusal

My UK tourist visa has been refused due to paragraph 4.2 (a) and (c). I'm planning to reapply and ask an agency to guide me on the additional documents that I need to provide. They advised me to ...
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UK visa refused because I failed to provide satisfactory evidence of being a student. What are my options?

I had applied for UK visa recently and it got refused. My trip was funded by my brother in law and my dad so, financially it should be no problem. The reason for refusal were as follows. I have ...
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Does the UK visa system discriminate against Muslims? [closed]

Four people having valid documents for an MRCP examination were refused on different grounds and for us these grounds are not enough justifiable. Can you tell me, is there any policy change about ...
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Attempting UK Visa 02 Months After Refusal

This is with reference to my earlier question below: UK visa refusal because of personal loan (funds parking) I am planning to pursue another visa application now i.e. 50 days after the first ...
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Is the 180 days in a year UK non-rule (myth) a hidden/unwritten rule?

The myth of the 180 day non-rule has been debunked here on travelexchange however there is no explanation if it is perhaps an unwritten one. We find that there are many rules and hidden requirements ...
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uk visa refusal for mrcp paces exam [duplicate]

I had applied for uk visa for mrcp paces exam on 23rd june 2016. I am Undergoing Training in cardiology and receiving RS 18000(120 UK POUNDS) per month as stipend. the transaction they have shown is ...
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If I stayed longer than stated on my UK visa application, would that affect my next application?

I visited the UK last year for two months. On my application, I stated that i was only going to visit for two weeks but I stayed longer than that, but I did not overstay. I read online that this may ...
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UK visit visa refused due to suspected funds parking. Best strategy to re-apply?

My husband had planned to attend a training program in London later in October this year, and he had applied for a Business Visit Visa from Riyadh, KSA. Me and my daughter applied along with him as ...
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UK visa refused (Pakistani nationals) due to funds parking - need advice on fresh application [duplicate]

Recently my parents and I applied for a UK general visitor visa. My father's visa was rejected due to an influx of funds in his account. Furthermore, my mother’s application was also subsequently ...
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