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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UK student visitor visa refused, even though I am financed by a government scholarship

I believe my question is not a duplicate of another question. In that question their trip is funded by their father. In mine - not. I don't have a family sponsor but European Commision and Erasmus ...
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Denied entry in Croatia Border

I’m hitchhiking in Europe and it has been about a week and a half since the start. I’ve been in Greece, Albania, Montenegro and Bosnia. Today I wanted to move to Croatia from Bosnia(Bosanski Brod to ...
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Can a resident of Netherlands sponsor a French Schengen visa application?

My girlfriend (Thailand) is planning to come to Europe for a short holiday. She is a student. I myself live in the Netherlands and have sufficient funds to be her sponsor in all expenses. The main ...
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Why is the Indian Embassy asking to see a prepaid credit card with $1000 on it?

We have invited a friend, who is a Belarusian citizen, to travel with us for a holiday to India. We live in the UK and will be funding the holiday and arranging the flights ourselves, as our friend is ...
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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 would be considered “evidence of adequate funds” for entering Hong Kong?

I'll be visiting Hong Kong for a few days next week. I noticed this statement on the Hong Kong Visa Requirements page: must have a U.S. passport valid for at least six months and evidence of ...
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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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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 to provide sponsorship for family members who have funds of their own?

I'm a British citizen who would like to invite my widowed mother-in-law and single, employed sister-in-law to be with me and my wife on welcoming our second baby. I'm sponsoring their full travel and ...
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Do I need to supply 3 months salary slips for Schengen visa application?

Do I need to supply last 3 months salary slips to apply for a Schengen tourist visa? I recently registered a limited company and will only receive my first pay at the end of this month. I would like ...
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Visiting Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a volunteer for the 2016 Olympics what funds do I need for a visa, and in what form?

I am an Indian citizen (and resident) traveling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a volunteer for the Olympics in Aug 2016, at the invitation of the Olympic Committee. However, all expense of travel and ...
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Applying for a Schengen visa from Sri Lanka

I am planing to travel to Amsterdam on September 20th-25th. I would like to clarify some points regarding the visa process. First one is: can I show a hotel reservation from booking.com (free ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Traveling from NZ to USA, how much money do I need for CBP to let me in?

I'm traveling from New Zealand to North Carolina to stay with my partner for a number of weeks. My ESTA has been approved. While I'm staying with him, he will be covering my daily costs and ...
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When you submit a bank statement to a consulate for a visa application, do they scrutinize your list of purchases?

I'm about to apply for a US tourist visa and one of the recommended documents is a bank statement for the past 3 months. My balance movements should be satisfactory and my purchase history is quite ...
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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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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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When applying for a Schengen visa, how do I prove that my employer/company will pay all my costs?

I'm Filipino by nationality and have been working in Saudi Arabia for more than 3 years. I've already started working on the requirements for getting a Schengen visa. The company/employer will be the ...
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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 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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Proof of sufficient funds for transit in Japan

I will arrive at Haneda Airport at 19:00PM and depart from Narita Airport at 17:25PM the day after. Hence, the time spent staying in Japan will probably be around 20 hours, including one overnight ...
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How to declare Schengen Visa Sufficient Funds for girlfriend?

Got a quick question here. I'm going to Europe with my girlfriend, and we need to apply for our visas. She's still a university student though, so I'll be covering her financially throughout the trip. ...
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At what point during the UK visa application should I submit bank statement?

I am a Canadian citizen I am applying for a Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa to the United Kingdom. When am I supposed to show my bank statement? Everything I have read states you are to submit with your ...
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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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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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What kind of evidence is acceptable as proof of funds for a New Zealand vacation?

I'm travelling to New Zealand for one month's vacation and the New Zealand Immigration site has: You must have at least NZ $1,000 for each month of your stay, or if you’ve already paid for your ...
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Proof of funds for a UK citizen visiting Canada for 5 months

I'm a little worried. My partner and I are planning to travel to Canada in less than a week, with return flights booked for just over a 5 months period. We've been told this will suffice for a tourist ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa for Indonesian citizen (visa-national)

Edited so that it is in line with forum: I am a British citizen currently living in Bali, Indonesia. I live with my Indonesian boyfriend, where we both work. I plan on going back to the UK for up to ...
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Can I apply for a US tourist visa without holding a job, if my husband is employed?

My German husband and I would like to visit my sister in the US this year and I have a Germany residence permit but is is just the temporary yearly residence permit. My sister is a US Green Card ...
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UK visa application: How to declare shareholding and dividend?

I am applying for a UK standard visitor visa from Pakistan. My wife is a British citizen who moved here permanently earlier this year and we both work and live here full-time. We are planning on ...
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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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Reapplying for a UK tourist visa after being refused once [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen (also holder of Schengen residence permit) got married recently and want to visit London for 5 days with my wife (Indian citizen) for our honeymoon. I have been previously ...
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UK visa refused due to lack of ties… how to reapply?

I applied for a Visit visa and which in my my savings bank account i had Gh2700 cedis equivalent to 509.34 pounds which i also presented evidence of source of fund monies i receive from family and ...
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I withdrew a lot of cash every month so far, do I need to wait until salary day to apply UK visa? [duplicate]

I’m working in Singapore, my salary is 3000 SGD per month. But I usually use cash for living costs (shopping, meal expenses, travel, rental) and my home is quite far away from the ATM, so I withdrew a ...
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Proof of finance when entering the Ukraine as a German citizen

I am planing a trip to Ukraine and read about a proof of finance as an entry restriction for foreigners. The website of the german Auswärtiges Amt is mentioning that since 2013 every non ukrainian ...
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Disclosure of funds at a Canadian airport

So I might be going to Canada if they approve my visa. They asked for the amount of money I'll be taking there (via the application form) during my visit and they asked proof for it (bank statements ...
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UK visit visa refused twice due to unsatisfactory bank statements. How to reapply?

I am a British citizen and my boyfriend is a Belgian refugee. He has been granted indefinite leave to remain in August 2016, he has ID permanent residency and a Belgian travel document. He is ...
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Proof of business for self-employment for tourist visa for Schengen visa?

One of the requirements in most Schengen tourist visas is either proof of employment or the firm’s registration or partnership deed. A self-employed applicant to submit proof of business i.e. firm’...
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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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Bank statement for UK visa if I am unemployed [duplicate]

Can I use the bank statement of my sponsor i.e. my aunt for UK standard visitor visa? I am currently unemployed so do I still need to create a bank account and she put money in it for me? This aunt ...
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Does an OCI cardholder travelling to India on a one way ticket require to prove they have funds

Of course I know I will need money to fund my trip, and I do have a certain amount. But would it be a requirement to have a certain amount of funds to travel on a one way ticket from the UK to india? ...