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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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Supporting my wife for Schengen Visa application

My wife and I are planning to visit Spain. Currently I am living in Canada and she lives in Iran. From what I understand, we have to submit two different applications. Since we are submitting two ...
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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? ...
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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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Question: Funds available for my stay (CAD)

I was filling the application form for Canadian visitor visa. There was a field that asked me to tell the funds available for my stay in Canada. 1) Is it asking me to tell the total funds that I have ...
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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 Family Visitor Visa Query

I am a citizen of India and I wish to apply for a family visitor visa for the UK to meet my sister and brother-in-law. My brother-in-law is having a tier 2 residence permit and my sister is on ...
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UK visa refused (Pakistani nationals) due to funds parking - need advice on fresh application [duplicate]

Recently my parents and I applied for a UK general visitor visa. My father's visa was rejected due to an influx of funds in his account. Furthermore, my mother’s application was also subsequently ...
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How to prove sufficient funds when entering the US?

U.S. Customs and Border Protection web site states that: Travelers visiting the U.S. must be able to prove to a CBP Officer that they have sufficient funds (i.e. credit cards, cash, travelers ...
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Funds available for my stay (CAD)

I am planning to travel to Canada for 3 weeks for tourism with my wife and son (infant). I am the family representative and applying for the visa for 3 of us. In the 'funds available for my stay (CAD)'...
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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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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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How much money do I need to show in my bank account to receive a Spanish Schengen visa?

According to Schengenvisainfo " a foreigner who seeks to enter the territory of Spain needs to attest owning the overall amount for duration up to 10 days that is representative of a 90% of ...
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Applying for visa uk

I am intending to apply for a UK visa. I note that for proof of funds you need to provide bank statements. However, I don't own a bank account. I am employed and receive a cheque each month end, ...
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Is this request for proof of funds for Russian citizen legitimate? [duplicate]

I have a friend in Moscow who has paid for her trip to Australia.She has claimed that 2700 USD is required by the authorities (30 USD / day for a 90 day tourist visa) to support herself. Now she ...
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Required financial support for a Schengen visa to visit Norway

I am travelling to Norway in January, along with four friends. It will be a 9-day trip. I have confirmed return tickets and booked all the necessary accommodation. I am aware that I have to submit ...
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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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Any documents to show when entering USA with ESTA?

We'll be soon flying to the US using our ESTA for the first time. We're staying at our relative's place but we will be the ones supporting ourselves financially. Are there any documents (apart from ...
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Do I need my own bank account to apply for a United Kingdom visa?

I am a businessman. I am running my company. I wish to apply for a UK Visitor Visa for holiday vacations. I do not have a personal bank account, only the company account. May I apply now using 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 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 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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Do debit cards satisfy liquidity requirement at UK immigration entry

I know about the requirements concerning proof of funds for UK immigration purposes. They are well laid out in the answer to Can I convince embassies to accept my overpaid credit card as a proof of ...
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Proof of funds for cash savings in Russia (for a Canadian visitor visa)

I'm helping someone with a Canadian visitor visa application. The person in question resides in Russia, unfortunately doesn't have a bank account (and for various reasons doesn't want one), and keeps ...
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Can we show both Credit Card Statement and Bank statement for Schengen visa?

I am planning to visit France in September. According to the requirement list the embassy is asking for a bank statement. I would like to know how much should I show in my account for 6 days in France....
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Does more money in account help get a longer Schengen visa?

Do consulates provide a visa valid for a longer duration if they find more money in the bank account? I am applying from UK to France/Italian consulates.
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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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Does my proof of funds for my UK visa need to be in a proper savings account? Can it be in a second checking account?

I'm considering going to the UK in the fall (from the US) for the creative person concession visa (similar to a visitor visa) and will need the typical £940 in "savings" 90 days before I arrive. I've ...
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How do I explain employment contract changes in my UK visa application?

How do I explain my salary: my previous salary changed from basic fixed plus incentives fixed, to basic fixed plus commission unfixed (which can be higher or lower each month). For the first month, I ...
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Traveling via USA (B2 Visa) to Mexico - Ongoing ticket requirement

A friend is traveling from NZ to Mexico via the USA, and have a B2 Visa for the USA. Flying to LA then driving to Mexico. Under VWP/ESTA they would be required to have an on-going ticket out of the ...
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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 ...
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Visiting Costa Rica: How to prove sufficient funds?

Upon visa-less immigration to Cost Rica, I would have to prove sufficient funds of $100 per month of residence (Source) Since I don't expect them to have a dollar-giving ATM before immigration ...
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Is the allowance by parents a legitimate source of income to enter the Schengen area?

I don't have any job nor have any job history; my source of income is only the monthly allowance by my mother. At least it is enough to meet the minimum threshold of financial requirement to enter ...
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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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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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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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Minimum account balance Schengen Visa to Hungary?

I am going for an all paid visit to Hungary. My bank account has around 600 EUR but I have additional 4400 EUR in my Recurring deposits and Mutual funds. Is it ok to show those ? Or should the minimum ...
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Visiting Japan as an Indian citizen - visa requirements?

I am an Indian citizen. I want to visit Japan for tourism purpose. I don't have any income proof. I have 300,000 INR in my account. I have new passport. What I have to do to get visa. What is the ...
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UK visit visa refused due to suspected funds parking. Best strategy to re-apply?

My husband had planned to attend a training program in London later in October this year, and he had applied for a Business Visit Visa from Riyadh, KSA. Me and my daughter applied along with him as ...
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How much balance required for UK visa?

I am planning to travel to Glasgow for 15 days (2 adults and 2 childern). How much funds are sufficient in bank account if I am applying from Saudi Arabia? I will be staying there at sister place. ...
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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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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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How much funds do I need in my bank account to apply for a Schengen visa?

I am an owner of a little business in India and will support the visa application with firm's legit papers along comes the bank statement of my business accounting too. However do I also have to show ...
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UK visa refusal because of system mistake and my bank statement

ECO said I didn't provide a holiday plan but that's not true, I provided 10 days detailed itinerary. This must of have been a system mistake because I chose Ghs currency but some how 2 of the stated ...
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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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Proof of Funds and return ticket for Schengen visa waiver - US Citizen

I noticed the State Department website had the following: Immigration officers may also request you show sufficient funds for your intended stay and a return airline ticket. For those of you who'...
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Schengen Visa - Tourist visa (visiting friends) or Tourist visa (simple)

My friend is a student in Germany who is on a student visa. I want to surprise him on his birthday by turning up at his house on the day. When I apply for a visa, should I apply for a Tourist visa (...
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Required funds for American traveling to UK to visit fiancée [duplicate]

I am looking to travel to the UK (Britain) to visit my fiancée. I have the passport and I am getting the funds for the visa and the trip. But I am not completely sure how much money I would need to ...
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Schengen Visa for Job Interview, Minimum balance in Account

I have been invited for a job interview in Belgium. The employer is sponsoring the cost of travel and stay. I have a few questions. I am planning to apply for Business visa. Is this the right visa ...
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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 ...