Questions tagged [proof-provenance-of-funds]

Covers proving that you have money, proving that it's really yours, and that you have obtained it lawfully. Most often required when applying for visas.

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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 documents ...
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UK Visa Refusal: Provenance of funds/parking

I have applied recently for a general visitor visa to the UK to spend 10 days during Christmas with my British unmarried partner and it has been turned down. The Entry Clearance Officer stated on ...
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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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How much money do I need to show as proof of support when applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa?

I am an Indian citizen studying in Italy on an Italian visa that expires 19 November, 2015. I have permesso di soggiorno. I want to visit the United Kingdom for my vacations for a week during March. I ...
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UK PLAB Visa Refusal due to unexplained bank deposits

I had applied for a PLAB (Doctors) Visa for the UK to appear in PLAB test. I got refused on the basis of two recent large deposits in the bank statement I provided (my mothers). In reality, these are ...
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Refused UK Visit visa for lack of sufficient funds - What more can I do?

I've been refused a Visitor visa for UK twice back-to-back because I haven't provided enough evidence of my personal circumstances. Some of my background: My nationality is Albanian but I've been ...
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I was refused a UK visa because of my visit history

I plan to attach my 2014 and 2015 annual leave letters to prove I was on leave, and a letter from my sales manager who was in charge of the business during my vacation. I intend to explain all my ...
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Can I convince embassies to accept my overpaid credit card as a proof of funds?

I managed to put a few $k USD in my PayPal account from a side business over time. Now, the only problem is PayPal does not have the option to send me the money in a cheque to cash it due to my ...
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Uk visa got refused due to unexplained deposits. How to re-apply? [duplicate]

My husband, my 4-year-old son and I as a family applied for a Family Visit visa last month to visit my husband's sister in UK. For documents we submitted everything that was required (employee ...
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How should I answer the questions in the “Employment and Income” section of a UK visa application?

On the "Employment and Income" section of the visa application, the following questions are listed: What is the cost to you personally of your trip in GBP(£)? The total amount of money you have for ...
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UK Standard Visitor visa application to sit for PLAB 1 without savings or job

I am a medical doctor in Pakistan. I have been on a career break to allow myself to study full time for the IELTS exam (from which I recently got the required band score) and PLAB 1. I have now ...
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What is the minimum bank balance for getting a Schengen visa?

I won a contest to visit Belgium and the Netherlands for a week from India. The accommodation and travel is paid by the company. They have asked for my income tax returns and bank statements along ...
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After a refusal (V4.2(a)(c)) proving I have sufficient funds when applying for a UK Standard visit visa

I applied for a standard visitor visa to the UK for seven days. I earn £278/month and have been working at the same organization for more than a year. I have saved up enough funds for the trip and I ...
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Proof of Funds for Canadian Visa

I am a Romanian citizen. Our co-national friends who are established in Canada will provide me and another person free accommodation and food. We are both EU citizens and we will stay in Canada 1 ...
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UK visa refusal due to undefined source of fund after retirement

My mother (aged 62) applied for UK visitor visa from Bangladesh recently and got refused. She was intending to meet her elder sister who is a British Citizen living in London. As they haven't met for ...
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Can I provide bank statements from multiple accounts when applying for a UK visa?

I have multiple accounts under the same bank for different purposes, which should I present? Does the visa officer want to check if I have enough money in my savings maintained consistently over a ...
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UK general visitor visa refused for funds evidence?

My visa was rejected because I failed to provide bank statements. I'm a drop-out student and at present I don't work and I don't study, so I don't have any account balance. I've mentioned in my ...
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How do I answer UK visa question about other savings or income?

I am a post-graduate student and I got a scholarship for a training course and to attend a conference in the UK. I totally depend on my father so how should I answer the question about whether I have ...
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UK visa refused due to sloppy documentation. How should I reapply?

I'm a Russian national reapplying for UK general (6 month) visa. Unfortunately I treated my first application with unacceptable sloppiness and only now come to realize seriousness of consequences. ...
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Re-applying for a UK visa after getting a refusal due to unexplained deposits

I am a Ghanaian studying in the UK. My husband applied for a General visit visa to come over to the UK to support me in September when our baby is due but was refused on grounds of insufficient funds. ...
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UK visa bank statement info

I need some info please. I am going to apply for a UK visa for PLAB exam. About the bank account statement, I have a joint account with my brother in an Indian bank, but I am currently not in India. ...
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Schengen visa as a spouse of an Italian citizen

This is my second trip to Italy with my wife who is an Italian citizen. First trip was in 2011 for a duration of two weeks but at that time we were not married. I am currently unemployed and worried ...
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Unemployed person applying for UK visa

I live with my mom here in the Philippines. She owns a sari sari store and shes a pensioner. She pays me monthly. And I don't have a bank account as a proof of my financial status.My sister and her ...
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UK student visitor refused, what to do next? [closed]

I am 21, Vietnamese and have been accepted for the 26-week-long General English course in St Giles International, Brighton, UK. I have applied to the UK Visas and Immigration office in Vietnam. I have ...
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Online bank statement for a UK visit visa

I'm applying for a UK visit visa. I have an account in a UK bank. Should this bank statement be stamped by the bank? And is it accepted as an online paper? Because it takes time to deliver to my ...
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How to maintain 6 months bank statements for UK visit visa? [duplicate]

I am a doctor and I want to give my plab 2 exam in the UK. As I am a recent graduate my father is supporting me financially. He is a retired government officer who gets pension, rents from his ...
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Application for a UK visitor visa as an unemployed person?

Myself, my mother and my grandmother have been invited to visit the United Kingdom by my brother who lives there. I am unemployed because I take care of my mother and grandmother, my grandmother ...
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Asking about UK Short-term Visitor Visa Financial requirements for STUDENT [duplicate]

i'm 20 years old, i am currently in my second year of study in the university in Algeria, i want to apply for General English courses in Liverpool school of English for 2 weeks so i need to apply for ...
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What documents do my sponsor need to sponsor my touristic schengen visa and what is the form of the sponsorship letter?

I am from Madagascar. I am a studying abroad in Turkey. I am on scholarship so I have to go back here in Turkey. And this summer, I am going in Europe. My father will be sponsoring my trip. Other ...
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Short term study visa - using property sale as proof of funds

I am planning to take a short course (about three months) at the university of Oxford. My father sold a property and he has £7-8000 in his bank account. He has bank statement for three months. If I ...
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Funding requirements when applying for a PLAB visa after a previous UK Standard Visitor visa rejection [duplicate]

I applied for a UK Standard Visitor visa a couple of months ago and was refused because I did not submit bank statements from the sponsor who had provided me with funds as pocket money/gift. Now, I ...
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Proving your financial stability if you are a freelancer [duplicate]

I'm planning my big Europe trip, and I'm quite excited about it! I have received a grant to attend a programmer conference in September, and I have an invitation letter from them. Since it's a ...
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Can the financial details on the UK visitor visa application be different from the previous applications?

I am going to start the visitor visa application process for my in-laws in India. My father-in-law has been to the UK once in 2014. My mother-in-law has been to the UK twice - once in 2014 and second ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa refusal due to funds parking and deception. What are my options?

I have been recently refused a visit visa to UK. There are couple of reasons, which are quite obvious. I did not provide the authorities some proper proofs which could have supported my application, ...
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What should I do to apply for a Schengen visa without income tax return?

I would like to apply for a Schengen visa to travel to Florence, Italy between 30th June to 8th July where I will be attending EuroPython. My request for the grant has been approved by EuroPython ...
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Non-EU citizen travelling to UK with EU citizen friend, which queue to use?

I'm Brazilian and I'll be in Germany from October 26th till November 23rd visiting a German friend. We will go to London on November 15th till 17th, we intend to keep our money together, it means his ...
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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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Financial support proof for France Schengen visa

I am planning to apply for France Schengen visa soon. This is 9 days total (including travel). They need my current account statements for the last 3 months. Reg the proof of financial status, the ...
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My Indian girlfriend studying in Tblisi, Georgia wants to visit me the UK during December. Please help with visa

So my girlfriend (Indian) and I (Indian) have been in a relationship for almost a year now. I just started my Master's degree here in the UK this month. She has been studying in Tbilisi, Georgia for ...
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Do bank statements need to be stamped for a Standard Visitor visa application for the UK?

When applying for a Standard Visitor visa to the UK and providing documents as a sponsor, must the bank statements be stamped or can they be printed out from online?
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UK Visit Visa refused and false allegations stated in the refusal letters. What are my options?

First Refusal I was trying visit UK with my wife for holiday for 3 weeks (Both of us are Sri Lankan). Cost of the holiday was roughly £2500. But our visa was refused with the reason that I do not ...
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Can I use two sponsors when applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa?

Please, can I use two sponsors in applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa?
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Documents to prove sufficient means of subsistence when applying for Schengen visas for my family

I will be traveling to the Netherlands with my wife and daughter, and will be supporting all the expenses for my family. I am applying for the Schengen visa for tourism purpose and intending to ...
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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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UK visitor Visa financial query

I am new to this community and my question might seem bit not specific or repeated (though I didn't find proper answer for this upon searching the site) and open-ended but any kind of input or ...
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Bank Statement for UK Visit Visa for Dependent

My Husband is on a dependent visa under me. We are planning t travel to London on Visit Visa for 1 week. Is it compulsory to show the bank statement of my husband or me being the main applicant can ...
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UK visit visa refusal: insufficient financial documentation

My friend applied for general visit visa from Kampala to UK but the officer refused his visa. The reason I'm going to mention: 1: I have refused your application for a visit visa because I am not ...
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Unemployed spouse France Schengen visa application – proof of funds

I am an Indian national, settled in the UK on Indefinite Leave to Remain. I'm employed in the UK and reside here. My wife, an Indian national, has also joined me recently in the UK on a visa for a "...
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UK Visitor visa refused due to unexplained bank deposits (V4.2 (a-c)). What are my options?

I applied for a Standard Visitor visa to UK on 23/01/2017. I was notified of refusal on 25/01/2017. The Entry Clearance Officer stated on my refusal notice: You have applied to visit your uncle in ...
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UK visa refused due to unclear sponsor and lack of ties. What are my options?

I'm planning on reapplying, please how can I correct these refusal reasons to get my visa approved? I'm a full time student and I don't know how they want me to own some properties since I entered ...