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Questions tagged [visa-refusals]

Also called 'visa denial'. A refused application is a valid application which has been processed and the decision-maker has decided that the applicant fails to meet the requirements. Questions on this tag should include the applicant's nationality and who refused the application and the relevant text from the refusal notice in order to clarify the refusal grounds.

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Albanian boyfriend living in Italy denied a tourist visa to the US. How should he reapply?

My boyfriend and I did not research this as much as we could have and he was just denied a tourist visa on his first try. I am a US citizen and currently a student. My boyfriend is an Albanian ...
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UK family visit visa refused because I have more family in the UK than in my home country [duplicate]

I applied for a UK visit visa with my mother to visit my sisters and other family relatives and to attend a cousin's wedding. My application was refused as you can see in the refusal letter. Can ...
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Vietnamese wife refused visit visa for 3rd time! [closed]

[Any advice is greatly appreciated, this has been an absolute nightmare] My wife and I have been married for 3 years, known each other for 6. We're both still in our 20s. We have a 5-month old ...
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Forgot Travel History on Tier 4 - HELP! [closed]

I'm a mature student, Canadian and applied for the Tier 4 Visa a week ago. I was filling out my travel history and forgot 3 trips to the USA - I've been travelling abroad for a few years now and while ...
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B2 US visa for parents: husband over 80 years and wife below 80 years

I completed and submitted my DS 160 for B2 visa renewal and on the “Thank You“ page I added my wife’s DS 160 also and created a Family Group. While scheduling our appointment, when asked the question “...
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Do I need a Bank statement to apply for a UK visitor visa to attend a conference [duplicate]

I’ve applied to attend a conference in London. I’m working in my country as a lecturer in a university and my salary is in cash (all my country is dealing with cash salaries). But I have an account in ...
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Visitor visa refusal. What are the chances of reapplying? [duplicate]

I hope someone can shed some light on this. My brother in law applied for a visitor visa along with his wife and daughter as dependents (separate applications). However, my brother-in-law's visa ...
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How can I improve my UK visitor visa application after one time refusal? [duplicate]

I have recently been refused a general visitor visa to the UK to travel there for 15 days and am planning to reapply soon, if possible. By the way, I am from Vietnam. In my application I stated that: ...
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Effect of Schengen visa refusal on residence renewal in the UK?

I have a UK resident visa that expires in October this year. I applied for a Schengen visa for France (with a return flight to the UK via Dusseldorf). In the past, I already had 2 Schengen visas and I ...
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Getting a UK visitor visa for my girlfriend

As the title states, I'm looking to get a visitor visa for my girlfriend for our trip in August. I know it's late, but the trip wasn't planned very well. Regardless, I'm planning on paying for the ...
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PLAB 2 visit visa refusal with refugee status

I have been refused a UK visit visa to take the PLAB 2 exam for the third time and it's so frustrating. Let me briefly explain my case for better understanding. I'm an Afghan refugee residing in ...
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Denied US visa twice

I have applied for us visa 2nd time, and it has been rejected again. The first time was in 2015. I applied without any plan and without any tentative schedule, and this time I have applied with proper ...
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Reason of previous visa refusal (US) in new visa application (UK)

I am an Indian passport holder working in Germany as a Researcher since March 2018. I have been living in Germany for 3 years and I graduated this year in January. I hold an EU Blue card at the moment....
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UKVI ECO made a mistake on my visa decision

The UKVI ECO made a mistake while converting my salary to GBP and ended up using the wrong conversion to judge my visa application and I was denied base on that error caused by the ECO who handled my ...
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UK standard visit visa refused under V4.2 a) and c) & V4.3 a) and c) [duplicate]

I need help understanding what they ask of me. This is my second refusal in a month. Let me give you the background story to the whole process. Last April 2017, after visiting Thailand with my then ...
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Can I enter the UK with my family visit visa while my settlement visa was refused and waiting for the tribunal court hearing?

I was denied entry clearance for a family settlement visa as a spouse and after appeal I'm waiting for the hearing date in.court. Can I enter the UK with my existing family visit visa, which I got ...
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What should I put down for “Reason for refusal”? [closed]

I'm applying for a Tier 4 (General) student visa to the UK but around last year June, I had a visit visa refused. On the letter, it says "I have refused your application for a visit visa because I am ...
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Refusal of a visit visa for a resident of Saudi Arabia [duplicate]

I am an expat who's been living in Saudi Arabia for more than 30 years. I have a valid 5-year visa to the UK. I wanted to take my family (4 members including my wife) on a vacation to the UK and this ...
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My mother was a refused a UK visa due to her previous visa application containing an erroneous statement. What are my options?

My mother was denied a visa to attend my graduation and she has been crying since she received this heartbreaking news. I really want her to attend my graduation. How do I remedy this problem? After ...
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UK visa refusal V4.2, want to make sure it doesn't happen again

Our situation has changed since his visa refusal, but is it enough to satisfy an ECO? My husband came to the UK for the birth of our daughter but was subsequently refused a UK visit visa in 2016. At ...
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UK Visitor visa refused, despite lots of evidence [duplicate]

I have done some searching on this forum and found some really good advice. I am attaching a copy of the letter and my thoughts on it. Here's hoping that someone could interpret this visa refusal ...
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refused visitor visa how can we prove he is genuine and will return home [duplicate]

My fiance applied for a UK visitor visa in December and was refused on paragraph 4.2 (a) and (c). We want to reapply, but how can we prove his circumstances have changed and that he is a genuine ...
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My F1 US visa interview went wrong. Could you please suggest how to improve? [closed]

Below is my conversation with the Visa Officer (VO). I tried to recreate the conversation as best as I could remember. I have another appointment for the visa interview in a week. Please help me ...
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Refusal notice UK standard visitor [duplicate]

I had applied for standard visitor visa to see my daughter (British citizen)''s family including kids (British citizens) and her husband (Indian citizen on ILO) 0n 18/5/2018 and got refusal as above ....
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How to help so I can improve on my documentation and reapply [duplicate]

I am a Ghanaian male. A 3rd year non working Medical student in the carribean but a registered Pharmacist in my home country. But currently in the carribean. I was refused a standard visitors visa for ...
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France visa refusal [duplicate]

Justification for the purpose and conditions of intended stay was not provided. I was been refused on this basis and I was given appeal in French language to CRRV BP 83699 44036 Nantes CEDEX1 France. ...
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How to prove I will return to my country of origin? [duplicate]

I need your help: I got an invitation from Spain to go for a football trial and applied for a visa but the embassy refused, because I could not convince them I would return to my country after the due ...
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Schengen visa refusal article 2 (19) [duplicate]

Recently I applied for a Schengen visa in Netherlands for business purpose but the visa was refused, due to the reason below: One or more member state(s) consider you to be a threat to public ...
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Reapply to a UK visa [duplicate]

My application for a short visit visa to the UK was refused because of insufficient cash in my bank account on 21/06/2018. However, I have some saving certificates which were redeemed on 17/06/2018, ...
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Visitor visa application

I applied for a visitor visa on behalf of my nephew, who's in Italy. This was refused as it states he did not disclose the fact he already had an application rejected. I thought the question meant had ...
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What actually does left the UK voluntarily, at the expense (directly or indirectly) mean?

My partner left voluntarily last year but his airfare was paid by the Govt and then he paid them back within 28 days on his return to his own country (and we have proof) However,we have just had a ...
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“CWOP” on visa, and extension refused under 221G. Can I travel with this visa to the US?

I recently applied for an F-1 visa extension six months before the expiration of my current visa. However, they refused the extension of my visa under 221g and have also written CWOP on my current ...
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How to explain the source of funds transfered to my bank account for a UK visa? [duplicate]

I am a student intending to apply for a 6-month visitor visa. I have monthly savings of about £200 for the last 6 months, which I mentioned in the application, and it's reflected on my bank account. I ...
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Business bank account for a UK visa

Will I get refused a UK visit visa if I do not have a bank account registered in the name of my business? My husband does not have a separate business bank account. In Pakistan, most of the sole ...
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How do we reapply for my parents' US visitor visa?

I have been on H1B status since 2011 with approved petition until 2020. My green card is under process (I-140 approved). Stamping was done last year in India. I am currently in California. My parents'...
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Should I cancel my visa if I applied 1.5 hours too early? [closed]

Will my UK visa be rejected if I applied 1.5 hours too early? The student visa application says to apply no more than 3 months in advance. I applied on June 10 in Japan, but that ended up being 1.5 ...
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After two visa refusals, how do I explain why I want to go to Portugal? [duplicate]

I was refused a French visa and now I got a refusal from the Latvian Embassy. I do not understand the reason: The information submitted regarding justification for the purpose and conditions of ...
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Would it be a problem traveling with this “damaged” page in my passport? [closed]

I am a Bangladeshi student studying in the US. I applied for an Indian visa last month. When I got the passport back with the visa sticker, I found that one of the page near the visa looks like this. ...
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Portugal visa rejected. How to re-appeal the decision?

I have been working in Portugal for more than 3 years now. My mother applied for a friend/family vist Schengen visa to visit me and my wife in Portugal since we are expecting a child. However, the ...
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Does the UK still stamp their passport after refusal or denial in 2018?

I'm worried that if I get denied the UK visa my passport could be stamped and which is a big risk in case of any other time and any other country embassy like the USA or Canada.
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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 visit visa refusal; any possible solutions? [duplicate]

I have tickets for the Wimbledon final, scheduled on 15 July, obtained through the online ballot. I am a government employee (since 28-6-2016), working as an assistant engineer with a net salary of ...
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Does a second Schengen visa refusal through appeal hamper my future travels?

Here's my first refusal, which I posted here and you can take a look if you want to get a clear view of my case. So I appealed for the first refusal and the consulate replied, telling me to deposit ...
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US visa refusal after keeping the passport for 10 days

My husband and I applied for a US visa. I had an official visit to Canada and my husband was accompanying me for a week visit. After that, we were planning to go to the US for a 3-day weekend. The ...
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How/where to submit Spain's visa rejection appeal from Algeria

How do I make a Spain's visa rejection appeal in Algeria, what are the necessary documents? And where I will send the rejection appeal?
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I didn't read any requirements and was refused visa under Appendix V [duplicate]

My dad was going for a surgery on his shoulder this month and he invited me over to assist him for awhile. I have a 3-year-old child, so I applied for the both of us and we were refused a visa. I ...
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Dual citizen, visa refused, eligible for ESTA? [duplicate]

A family member of mine is a dual citizen with an EU (VWP) and a non-VWP passport. He applied for a US tourist visa on the non-EU passport and was rejected. My question is if this rejection would ...
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Overstayed in the USA for 2 years was arrested then deported. When can I return? [closed]

My wife, a Texan native, married me in my home country, the United Kingdom, in 2011, but shortly after had to return to the States for family matters. Six months later I joined her in Texas on a 90-...
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Should I apply again for a UK visa?

Last year in July, I applied for a UK visitor visa along with my wife, which were not approved. I am the sole proprietor of my company, so I presented only my business bank statement. I never used my ...
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Husband's UK visa rejected after 10 years of successful applications, made one mistake applying for EEA permit just before this visit visa application [duplicate]

Here is the refusal letter. We don't know what to do now and how to apply again, as we applied with the same format we have used for a decade.