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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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. ...
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UK Visitor Visa Email [closed]

So after an anxious 15 working days wait, I sent in an enquiry via the UK International Enquiry website last night and received this reply "I have tracked the status GWF#-xx/xx/xxxx and found that ...
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How long does it take to process a UK Standard Visitor Visa after a previous refusal?

My visa was denied. I applied for a family visa instead of a tourism visa (like an idiot hides in shame). How long will it take to process if I reapply as I don't want to change my flight.
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Is the UK planning to charge fees for application status checks?

People who have a pending application with UKVI can experience stress, impatience, worry, or even "post-submission anxiety". So status checking has become a popular outlet. Internally, UKVI only has ...
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How can I track my visa application through VFS when the status shown hasn't updated for ten days and I've not had an SMS recently? [closed]

I applied for a Business visa on 10th October and opted for SMS Facility in Delhi. First day I got an SMS from VFS Team stating application forwarded to Embassy. Today is the tenth working day and I ...
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Effect on F1 renewal after arrested, but charge dismissed [closed]

A few weeks ago I got arrested and got a ticket for solicitation of prostitution (under California PC 647(b)). Since I had no previous criminal history, I got referred to the Neighborhood court and ...
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Can a husband and wife combine their UK Standard Visitor visa applications?

We applied for UK Standard Visitor visas as two separate applications. After completing our biometrics do we need to send the applications with supporting documents as two separate postal mails for ...
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What roughly is the time an ECO would take to process a UK Standard Visitor visa application? [closed]

Firstly, I know that there's a website by the UKVI to check the processing times (though lately it has been super glitchy on me). So the website states that for short term (6 month) visit visa ...
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How to track my UK Visa Application Status?

Is there any way I can track the status of my application? I have applied for a visa on 20th Aug and I have opted for SMS notifications. First day I got an SMS from VFS Team stating application ...
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The Netherlands Schengen visa [closed]

I have applied to the Netherlands for a Schengen visa. My husband is a UK national and we are planning a two-week visit to the Netherlands. I attached copies of my marriage certificate, my husband's ...
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What happens when I applied for an UK visa (T5 - YMS) too far in advance? [closed]

Hi I submitted a UK visa application 12 November with intended travel date 12 March. This is 4 months & I have now heard they can only be forward dated by 3. What is the probability of the ...
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Difference between place of issue and place from where you leave for the destination

I have applied for a British Visa from Singapore but will be flying from new Delhi. Is this likely to pose problems during my travel, like at the London Heathrow Airport?
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I've incorrectly filled out the “Have you ever been refused a visa” section of the UK visa application. Is this likely to cause a rejection?

In my application, there was a clerical error that I managed to correct for in my printed application in relation to the question "Have you been refused a visa for any country, including the UK, in ...
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Does this email mean that I have been granted the visa? [closed]

I received the following email this morning. Does it mean that my visa has been granted? UK Visas & Immigration has now assessed your UK visa application and made a decision. Your documents and ...
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Change of mailing address

I applied for the UK business visa on September 19. I had to shift to a new place today, which is not mentioned in my visa application. Should I inform them about the change of address?
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Time for Visa collection after the decision

I attended an interview with an ECO on October 4 at VFS Islamabad. She said that she'd make a decision the same day and I got the email too. However, I have yet to be contacted by the VFS to collect ...
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Call for an interview [closed]

I submitted my visa application on September 19. I just got a call from the British High Commission to attend an interview via video link tomorrow. Does anyone here have any idea about the questions ...
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UK visa Application Status: no updates for 12 days

I applied for a two-year business visa for the UK 12 days ago in VFS Delhi. I also opted for the SMS/Email facility. However, I did not receive any updates from their side. Also, there is no interface ...
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UK Marriage Visitor Visa (MVV) refusal and subsequent fresh application

I just want to ask some questions regarding my visa application for civil partnership visit visa but it was refused. The decision and The onus is on an applicant to demonstrate that they meet ...
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UK Business Visa Query [closed]

I'm a freelance journalist based in Pakistan. I'm a working student. Having won a journalism award recently, I had to apply for a UK visa to receive the award. My airfare and accommodation are being ...
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How long does it take for a UK Visa application in New Delhi?

I applied for my UK tourist visa on 30th March and got an SMS saying my application has been sent to the embassy. I haven't heard anything since. Any idea how long they typically take for processing ...
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New US passport hasn't arrived in over 10 weeks. What to do next?

I applied on February 11th at an acceptance facility. In approximately April, a received a letter from the Department of State asking for more info, which I promptly provided within 2 weeks, and info ...
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Inquiry re ETA visa to Australia without reference number. Is my visa valid? [duplicate]

I asked a travel agency to apply an ETA visa for Australia for me. After they processed it, they gave me a note that I was approved for ETA visa. The details in the note that they gave me are expiry ...
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UK Visa Refused, Applied again waiting [duplicate]

I had applied for a UK visitor visa and it got refused saying there were not enough funds and also they thought I would not be able to take care of my wife and child. I checked the mistakes and ...
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Schengen Visa . No response from the Consulate [closed]

I just got information from the VFS site that the passport has been received. However there is no email yet from the consulate. Does that mean that my visa application is rejected ? A bit worried ...
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Check UK visit visa status in Ukraine [closed]

I have applied for UK visit visa 3rd of Aug 2016 in Kiev, Ukraine. Still I did not get any reply . Please advice me
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My UK visa application status [closed]

I have applied for a visa on 12th July and I have opted for SMS notifications. First day I got an SMS from VFS team stating application forwarded to Embassy. Today is the 10th working day and I have ...
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Can I get UK visa appointment fees refund before my appointment date?

I have taken appointment for my UK travel visa one week from now. But I want to cancel my UK trip. Can I claim refund for appointment fees paid on appointment cancellation?
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Original visa application says I want to stay in the UK for 1 week. Can I extend this to 1 month after my visa is issued?

I applied for a UK Visit visa and indicated that I would be staying for 1 week due to university commitments. After that, I realised I could spend one month instead of one week, What can I do to fix ...
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How to expedite a UK visa application?

I have applied for visa to UK on 28th June, 2016. I have to travel on 17th July, 2016. But still my visa request is pending. Who can be requested to expedite my application? What can someone do in ...
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UK Tier 2 visa processing time for applications submitted in Bhutan

we have applied tier 2 visa for UK from our UK agent and still under process, so i just want to know how long it will take time to process after completion of documents.
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UK Visit Visa is Sponsor's bank statement mandatory, provided they are not financial sponsor?

Me and my wife applied for UK Standard Tourism visa. we planning for short holiday of about 1 week. We are all self funded financially. However, One of Our son's is in UK upon evaluating the ...
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Will VFS UK Chennai call my sponsor?

I applied for my Graduation visit visa to the UK this week and I put a company sponsor letter and their bank statements as proof. Usually, do they make telephone calls to my sposnsor (the Company CEO)...
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Irregular desposits and bank statements for short-term visa for South Africa [duplicate]

I saw this great Q&A and realized I parked funds unwittingly and shared that while doing my visa-application. The thing is, I am a freelancer and do both check and cash transactions with my ...
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Could I have approached South African Embassy without going through VFSGlobal for faster visa processing and news updates?

I just went through this question . Would it have been a good idea to visit the consul-general's office in Mumbai to apply for a short stay conference visa in South Africa or is vfsglobal the only ...
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Type of UK visa to attend convocation

Can anyone tell me what kind of visa it will be if i apply to attend mrcp convocation ceremony in edinburgh. The types of visa are confusing.
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Tourist Visa of sweden after applying work permit of dependends [closed]

I am working in Sweden on Work permit.I have applied re-union of my family / dependents based on my work permit but it is taking several months to decision come. Can I apply their tourist visa as well ...
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The barcode sticker which VFS in India puts on the back of my passport got damaged by water. Will this cause me problems upon re-entering India?

I have an Indian passport. I have travelled to UK on a work visa. VFS in India puts a barcode sticker on the back of the passport. Unfortunately, here in the UK, some water applied on the barcode ...
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How can I get my passport from the Brazilian consulate in Los Angeles after it issues my visa?

I live in Utah and must fly to Los Angeles to get my Brazilian visa. I read this on their site: Plan your visa application in advance, as it takes the Consulate at least 5 business days to issue a ...
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Schengen Visa application in status “RESOLVED”

My Schengen visa application status shows ("RESOLVED"). What does it mean?
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ESTA US Application

I am an Irish citizen and was planning a holiday with friends to New York next year. I am a full time mother and I am currently unemployed. Would I be refused entry to the US on an ESTA Application ...
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Should I buy a flight ticket before I apply for my visa? [duplicate]

I am traveling through Schengen (Germany) and I have to extend my visa and immigration needs to see an itinerary. If they do not allow me to extend, I will need another ticket - so I don't want to pay ...
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UK Visa Status check

I have a US Green Card and applied for UK visa (Travel Visa) last month but haven't heard anything back from the New York Office. I am travelling on the 19th and am really concerned. They don't have ...
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What to do to get Visa before my travelling date?

I am from India, New Delhi. I have applied for a UK visa for me and for my wife on the 29th of September 2015, with that application I had given a written application for processing our visa request ...
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How long does it take for the Dutch embassy in Ghana to process visa refusal appeals? [closed]

I am trying to appeal a visa refusal from the Holland Embassy in Accra, Ghana, however, I have not had a response in the past 90 days. Do i have to send a reminder or what?
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How can I get help understanding UK visa requirements?

There are already many questions on visa requirements to enter the UK, including transit visas and visitor visa for family members (e.g. Can a Thai national married to a UK citizen enter the UK freely?...
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Possibilities of getting the visas processed on time

My husband and I are indian citizens and have planned to leave for Sweden on the 10th july 2015. We have submitted our visa application on the 24th June 2015. What are the possibilities of getting our ...