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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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What documents do I need to provide for a UK Visitor Visa?

I'm preparing a new application to visit my partner in the UK this Christmas. What kind of documents which I should support my application with? I'm resident in Saudi Arabia, but own a Flat in ...
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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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What financial documents are required for a UK Standard Visitor visa?

I am applying for a Standard Visitor visa to attend my graduation ceremony in the UK. I have the invitation letter from the university and my father is sponsoring the visit. Apart from bank ...
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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 refusal because of large transactions in bank statement

How to clarify this case for reapplying? The transactions which are being mentioned were done my husband's mother in their joint account which was just because my mother in law who already have a ...
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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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What does V4.2-V4.10 mean on UK visa refusals?

what does v 4.2- v 4.10 mean? does "-" mean from v4.2 to v4.10 that includes v4.3, v4.4 etc until v4.10 or does it mean just v4.2 and v4.10
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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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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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Student refused UK visitor visa [duplicate]

I am a Vietnamese national, who is studying in Nicosia, Cyprus since June 2016, in a four-year Bachelor's degree program in business administration. My application for UK tourist visa was submitted on ...
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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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How much money is needed in my bank account for a Schengen visa? [closed]

I am from Zimbabwe and applying for Schengen visa (short term) for only 45 days. How much money is needed in my bank account for me to be given a Schengen visa?
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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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Bank statement validity for UK Visa

When applying for a UK visa, how old should the bank statement be?
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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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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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How to explain my bank statements on Schengen visit visa application

I am applying for Schengen visit visa through France. My bank statement shows an amount other than the monthly salary. How should I justify the amount in my visa application? It is a cash loan ...
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UK standard visitor visa for family visit

A mother (applicant) is looking to come to the UK to visit her own mother (British), siblings (2 brothers, 4 sisters - all British), and two daughters (not British, on spouse visas). Her father is ...
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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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Refused visa to UK two days ago, want to reapply next week [duplicate]

I was refused a visa to the UK two days ago; I want to reapply next week. What should I do?
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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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Traveling to the UK for business: do I need to show proof of funds?

I'm from Manila, Philippines and might be travelling to UK for business and training purposes for 4 to 6 weeks. Just want to know if we are required to show money or provide bank transactions? (Ex: ...
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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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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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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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Bank Balance required for Schengen Visa

My wife and I plan to visit Greece for 7-8 days in month on June. I just wanted to confirm how much bank balance is required in the account for the visa approval. We plan to visit 2 islands (Santorini ...