Questions tagged [application-status]

The status of a visa application that has been submitted, but not yet returned to the applicant. Questions about application processing time, questions about how to determine the status of a given application, and questions about cancelling an application should use this tag. Include applicant's nationality, type of visa applied for, and submission date/location to help expedite an answer. Also for questions about post-submission anxiety.

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Tracking visa application

How can I get the contact of UK visa center with the address VFS services USA, ukvi scanning hub 80 broad street floor 6 new York 10004 to ask information about my visa application
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Redrawing of my delay application

on the 17th may 2019 I submitted my application at the visa application center in Accra for a visit. After waiting for 3months I have had to personally telephoned on several occasions to find out the ...
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UK visiting visa for a 3 year old child

I applied for a UK visit visa for my self and 3 children. 2 of my children have travelled with me to the uk previously. My youngest has not. We did our biometrics on the 20th June 2019. On the 10th ...
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Appointment issues for Schengen visa in the New York Center (VFS office)

I'm planning to travel to France on Aug 16 for tourism (Short Stay). The Schengen visa appointment is booked completely in the New York VFS office and the latest date I see when the appointment is ...
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UK Visa Application for Afghan Family holding Green Card

I have completed the UK visit Visa application for my self, wife and 3 children (6, years, 3 years and 2 years). I also paid the application fee and booked the appointment for Biometric at Spokane, ...
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UK Visa Confusing email [duplicate]

Received this email "Your UK visa application has been despatched from the UK Visa Section". Does this mean the decision has been made ? How many days after receiving this email will I get my passport ...
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Belgian Visa Follow up

I have filed a visa application for Belgium 9 Months ago. Despite this prolonged time, my application's answer is still pending. I even filed a complaint with SPF Interiour against Immigration Office, ...
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They did not contact my sponsor?

I got an email from from the UK embassy in Abu Dhabi, saying your visa application has been concluded. But they did not contact my sponsor. Does this mean they did not grant my visa but refused it?
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How can I check the status of an Australian visa application?

How do I find out the status of my australia visa application? I applied at the same time as my wife. She recieved hers within 24 hours. It was done on 5/27/19 and I have not received a response.
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ESTA application status stuck at “Authorization Pending”. What can I do?

As a British citizen, I recently applied for an ESTA visa waiver in order for me to travel to and present at an academic conference in the United States. To my surprise, they have added additional ...
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More than two weeks and no sign of processed application? [closed]

I applied in London at VFS for a Schengen visa. It's been just over two weeks and there's no sign of the application. It's processed not in London but at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in ...
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US visa is under administrative processing, I need the passport back ASAP

I have applied for non-immigrant US visa in a foreign country, but my visa processing is delayed and its under "administrative processing". I have my flight back to my home country and I cannot leave ...
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Your visa application has been concluded - what does this mean? [closed]

I got two mails from the UK embassy in Abu, saying your visa application has been concluded. I'm really confused, did I get the visa or not? What could the possible results be?
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Applied for a UK visa as a family, but received status on only one applicant. Is this common? [closed]

We applied for a standard visitor visa for the UK as a family of 4. Today I got back my passport with the Visa approved - I am the primary applicant. But we didn't get the other 3 passports. For mine ...
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Are there any RED flags raised when we call UK Home Office for settlement visa status update? [closed]

I have applied for my UK UKV1 settlement priority visa 4 weeks ago, I need to know should i call or email them to check status of Visa or not. I have paid for priority service and its 4th week with ...
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How do I update my family application for a B1/B2?

How can I update the application id for my family? I used an unsubmitted application id to schedule an interview for a B1/B2 visa. Now i am unable to retrieve the ones used to schedule the interview. ...
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tracking UK visitor's visa application

How should I track my UK Visitor's visa application status from Karachi, Pakistan? It has been 8 working days already and I have not received any notification as yet. Should I call Gerry's and find ...
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Applied for a UK visa as a couple, but only wife received a notification about getting her passport back. Should I be worried?

My wife and I applied for UK tourist visas. We applied together, with me sponsoring both of us. Today, she received an email from TLS contact, subject 'Application Return by Courier' saying: Your ...
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Canadian Tourist Visa - What's happening with my application?

I am an international student in the US and had applied for a Canadian Tourist visa. I got a confirmation letter with an IRCC code and the letter instructed me to go to any ASC or VAC to give my ...
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What should I do if it's been 2 weeks and my Schengen visa has not been approved

I applied for a Netherlands visa at the VFS center in San Francisco and the status says it was forwarded to the Netherlands Embassy for further processing 15 days ago. I am worried whether VFS has ...
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How can I find out the status of my UK visa application?

I just got back my passport via DHL, after waiting one week. When I opened the package, it contained only my passport with absolutely nothing else in it, and not even a refusal letter. I applied at ...
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Has my Schengen visa been approved or rejected? [closed]

I applied for a Schengen visa via VFS Global. The application status on the Embassy's portal is showing as "Finished" and my passport is back at the VFS office. Unfortunately, I won't be able to ...
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Understanding UK Visa status

I have applied for UK tourist visa from Finland. It is showing following status on the screen; As it is red after the decision made and passback from consulate lines, I doubt it is rejected. But I am ...
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How does the urgent processing service work at Canadian passport offices?

My girlfriend is in need of urgent (24-hr) processing for her passport application, so we'll be needing to make a trip to the Mississauga passport office. I've been trying to find information on how ...
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Belgian Visa on hold. What does this mean?

i submitted my visa application on 13th November and my visa status is "on hold" it has been one month and two weeks!!! No one is telling me anything. What should i do?
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Schengen visa refusal due to an inadvertent overstay

Me being from Mumbai, India, I have travelled to Belgium twice before once in September 2013 and June 2015. For my most recently completed trip, my Business Visa validity was from 30th May to 16th ...
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Changing employers during the application [closed]

I have a question regarding the past employer section and would really thankful if anyone could provide me with an answer. Currently I am employed at a company A but I am starting a new job on the ...
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How long does it take to get a passport returned during re-evaluation of UK application?

I know the timing of return of a passport is about 20 working days for a standard visitor visa application. I am unable to see on any forum an example of the timing of return of passport after a ...
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How do I know if my Australian ETA was approved?

I would like to know is my visa application being approved or not I receive an email saying I need to check on eta.immi.gov.au after 12 hours but after I check in I just received this only : ...
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decision making process [duplicate]

I have applied in Munich, Germany to have a tourist visa to visit UK. Usually, from experience, how long does it take to have the decision made? I have tracked my visa through TLS. Thanks in advance!
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Was my UK visit visa refused?

I am Ghanaian I applied for a UK visitor visa and, today, I received my passport without a UK visa in it. No letter was attached to the passport, either. What should I do?
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Does a quick decision mean refusal? [closed]

I've submitted my application on Tuesday, yesterday it was received by the UKVI and today it says that a Decision was made. Is that too fast? does this necessarily imply refusal? It is worth ...
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Processing of visa from Govt website vs VFS Global

I am willing to travel to Canada on 11 November 2018. I submitted the application through the Government of Canada website (https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/...
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If an embassy takes the passport, can they still reject the visa?

I had my visa interview at New York consulate for a long term Italian visa a few days ago and I was wondering if the visa is rejected they would give the passport back immediately or would they ...
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What are the options when a Schengen visa application is in processing after the proposed travel date?

My friend has applied for a Schengen visa from the Hungarian Embassy. At the first try the visa was rejected due to insufficient travel insurance. When he re-applied again on the 14th June, the visa ...
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Should I update or get a new ESTA? [duplicate]

I have a specific question about ESTA. In April of 2017, I traveled from Argentina to Japan, but I made a stopover in Atlanta. So I had to get the ESTA. The thing is that at the time in the travel ...
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Does this form letter mean that I didn't get the visa?

This is the only email I've received other than Sheffield notifying me that they have received my documents. I just got it today and it addresses me with "Dear Applicant" and not by my full name, I ...
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Can we get temporary travel documents while our passports are stuck at the UK consulate?

Does the British High Commission provide any emergency travel document, a letter, or even temporary return of our passports with which non-Indian Visa Applicants could travel back to their home ...
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Canadian Online Visitor Visa Application NO application number showing [closed]

I have applied for a visitor visa online, uploaded the ridiculous amounts of documents required, carefully scrutinized each and everyone of them and I can confirm my visa appllication is 100% correct /...
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Can I apply for a short-term visa while another country's visa is in process?

I have applied to Germany for a long-term national visa under the family reunion category. It has been around 3 months now and I still haven't heard from the visa officer. The entire process is very ...
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Will my visa be refused if I didn't sign the declaration page? [closed]

I applied for a UK Tier 2 General Migrant visa on July 4. I also requested Priority Visa Processing. I just figured out that I was unable to sign the declaration form on my printed online application. ...
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Visa application on hold

I applied for short stay visa for Belgium. The application status on their website is showing status "On Hold". What does this mean? Is it a bad thing? All I am asking is what does "On Hold" mean?
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Is there any way to know when I will receive my UK visa?

On May 9, I applied from Rome using the UK visa center. Two months have passed, and I have not been given any decision on my application. I submitted my visa request on the basis of my husband's ...
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How long does it take to get a UK visa? [duplicate]

It's the 13th day since I applied. Four days ago, I received an email that said my application reached Sheffield and ECO would make a decision. How long does that usually take? The tracking site ...
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Put two UK visa applications into one envelope - how can I get the UK consulate to acknowledge both?

So when applying for a standard UK visitor visa me and a friend created individual applications (different GWF numbers) however bundled it into the same envelope when sending it to the embassy in New ...
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Name misspelled in visa status update notice

I applied for a German Schengen visa in Delhi via VFS [its a global agency coordinating visa process in India]. All my details are correct in the application form and passport but, when I received a ...
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Invited for an Interview - But descrepancy in Address from Bank Statement (visa application) [closed]

Intro: I have been interviewing for an Engineering position with a company among the fortune 500+. After passing a series of rounds, they invited me over for a final onsite Interview in 2 weeks time, ...
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After EEA family permit refusal, will we be allowed in the UK as tourists?

We're in Brazil, planning a trip to the UK. I have a Portuguese passport as well, and have been living and working the UK for the past 5 years. I came to Brazil 2 years ago for work and kept going ...
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The flight I've booked for my UK visa has been cancelled by the airline. Would this cause issues with the UK consulate?

I submitted a confirmed flight reservation with my visa application a few days ago and when I checked the flight today, I realized that it was automatically cancelled. Will this have a negative ...
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What does it mean when the Embassy returns my passport one week after my interview? [closed]

After my visa interview and submission of my visa application documents with the German Embassy, I was called exactly a week later to go get my passport. ...#i submitted my documents as was requested. ...