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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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UK Visit Visa Refusal (Deception) Thai - UK [closed]

My wife applied for a visitor visa to the UK and was refused on grounds of deception over a question on the form. I am not here to argue that she didn't lie as i was not around when the original form ...
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Nigerian citizen (university student) was refused a UK visit visa due to lack of funds and connection to school - how to resolve?

I am a Nigerian citizen. I was refused a visitor visa to the UK. Here is my rejection letter: How can I apply again so as to not be refused? How soon can I apply? My university undergraduate course ...
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Tourist visa for Spain with adverse UK Immigration history

I'm a Filipina married to a British man. I was refused a fiancé visa when we were not yet married and was refused a tourist visa just recently. He and his kids are going to Spain in April for ten days ...
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Can I get marriage/spouse visa for other countries if banned from UK? [closed]

Long story short. Unfortunately, I was removed from the UK by the authorities. I understand that there is definitely going to be a ban on me to UK. Am I liable to get visa from other countries denied ...
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UK Visitor Visa and 2x Tier 5 refusals [closed]

Sorry this is a long one. I have previously studied and lived in the UK for 5 years. I returned to SA after my studies where I have been living and working since my return from UK. However, in ...
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Should I worry about being refused a ‘transit without visa concession’ in the UK?

Some people who cannot enter the UK without a visa can still transit ‘airside’ without a visa (e.g. visa nationals who don't require a Direct Airside Transit Visa or DATV nationals flying to the US). ...
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UK Standard Visitor visa refusal for Assessment and Interview in the UK Army- refused V4.2(a) (c) [duplicate]

I have received a refusal for a UK visit visa. Below is the relevant text of the refusal. What does this mean and what steps can I take to significantly increase my chances of success in a potential ...
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Type C Schengen visa refused after a failed application for a spouse visa

I am a PhD student in Germany and I am married. Actually, at first I came to Germany by visa that was for a master and then after 6 month I succeeded to get acceptance from another university for ...
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Is there a point in disclosing visa refusals from low-HDI countries when applying for visas from other countries? [closed]

I'm currently planning to apply for a visa from Turkmenistan, which is notoriously hard to get, and there's a very high chance of getting a refusal. I am therefore worried that getting such a refusal ...
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My B-1 visa was rejected five months ago, will this impact a new B-2 application?

I applied for a B-1 visa to attend some business meetings in USA with the company I provide consultancy to and it was rejected under INA 214 (b) five months ago. The refusal reason is (quoted from the ...
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How to appeal a German visa refusal?

I have applied for visit visa to Germany, all the documents were correct but my visa was refused stating reason number 9 (Your intention to leave the territory of the Member States before the expiry ...
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Why was my colleague refused a US B1 visa?

I work for a small company in Sweden specialized in niched environmental consultancy involving a lot of field work. We have previously done sporadic projects in the US and have traveled under the Visa ...
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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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I was refused entry to the UK, will I have a problem traveling to Turkey?

I posted a couple of months ago that I was refused to enter the UK in September 2016: I've a visa-free passport to UK but was refused to enter in Heathrow. Applied for a visa as advised by IO but ...
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Standard Visitor Visa following a Tier 2 UK visa refusal

I have been refused a tier 2 visa stating I am currently in the 12 month cooling off period which I was unaware of. However I would like to apply for a general visitor visa to visit my boyfriend in ...
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US reentry after staying in Mexico two years / Non visa waiver

I would appreciate any advice regarding US reentry after traveling around Mexico for two years. Here is the situation: I am from New Zealand. I obtained a 10 year US multi-entry visa. I did not use ...
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PLAB 2 visa refusal [duplicate]

I had applied for a visa for PLAB 2, which got refused based on the grounds that I wasn't employed for one year after my graduation and was unemployed. The fact was I was doing my internship which ...
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Reason for a UK visa refusal

I have a plan to present my research at the University of Bristol between 10-16 July 2016. I am a lecturer in Government University in Thailand. My wife also applied for a Standard Visitor visa. She ...
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Will a USA entry refusal affect my working visa application to Hong Kong? [closed]

I was refused entry on arrival in the USA, for trying to enter on a tourist visa when I intended to work for three months. The company had instructed me to do this. I know I was an idiot but I really ...
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After my girlfriend's visa being cancelled at UK border, will her UK visa application be banned? [duplicate]

I work in the UK and have a UK permanent residency visa. My girlfriend got a visitor visa to visit me and it was cancelled at the UK border. Could anyone kindly advice if her visa would be banned ...
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German (Schengen) internship visa rejected. How to appeal?

I am an Indian national living in Beijing, China (work permit). I recently applied for internship visa (Schengen visa >90 days) in China and received a refusal letter stating "Your intention to leave ...
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UK student visa refusal for not being a genuine student [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and applied for my MSc in UK for the first time. However my visa got rejected on the basis of not being a genuine student, though all my documents are genuine. The rejection was ...
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Will a French student visa refusal affect my UK Standard Visitor visa application?

I'm applying to a UK Standard Visitor visa to attend an interview at Brighton University. I have a French student visa refusal from four years ago. Will it affect the ECO's decision for this visa? ...
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Re-applying after refused UK visit visa [duplicate]

My mother and I recently both got visit visa refusal, although we have visited the UK 6-7 times and never got any refusal. The refusal point for my mum was that: in your previous application you ...
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UK visit visa refused twice? How do I reach Embassy? [duplicate]

I'm a woman working in the UAE and I applied for a visit visa to see my friend in Aberdeen and also for tourism. I had booked my hotels and bought my tickets. I provided employment letter and bank ...
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Does the EU have rules about air ticket refunds in case of visa refusal?

Sometime back I had asked about airlines which refunded money if visa is refused. Now in last few months, from whatever little I have understood, European carriers have a much higher standard of ...
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Appeal for refused visa to Norway

Is it possible to appeal directly to the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI), rather than the Embassy? The Embassy of Norway in Islamabad is really weird. I called many times, and they don't ...
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Schengen visa to Norway to visit my wife refused

I am an Afghan citizen married to a Polish woman. We lived together for almost 6 months in Afghanistan. She is now living in Norway and has been for almost 5 years. She works as a nurse and has enough ...
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How to reapply for UK visa after a refusal [closed]

This is the content of the refusal letter I received: I have refused your application for visit because I am not satisfied that you meet the requirements of Paragraph 4 Appendix V: Immigration ...
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UK Family Visitor Visa refused on account of having a criminal conviction, however I've never actually had one. What are my options?

I have been travelling to the UK since 1978. Together with my wife I've applied for a visitor visa as the last one was expiring on 08/07/2016. Since 2001 to 2016 I got my UK visa 7 times. There was a ...
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Is Ireland visa appeal effect to the German student visa [closed]

I applied for an Ireland visa under Conference/Event sometime back. My visa not rejected but I had to appeal with some documents. But I did not appeal because my conference's deadline was passed. The ...
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Can a 15 year old who was refused a visa still travel to the UK?

My two cousins in Peru both applied two weeks ago for a UK visa. The older cousin got his visa, but the younger one's was rejected. He is 15 years old and did not include authorization from parents, ...
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Can I apply for a UK visa after a refusal? [closed]

I am 56 years old and have applied for a visitor visa to the UK. One of our family friends sponsored me but I was rejected because our relationship is not described. Also, it was noted that my husband'...
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How long should I wait before applying for a visa after being refused entry?

I was denied entry to the UK last week (without a visa which was possible BUT was rejected for a few reasons) and was wondering how long I should wait before applying for a visitor's visa? Is there ...
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Is it possible to apply for a Schengen visa from Germany after one to Switzerland was refused?

I recently applied for Schengen visa from India and unfortunately it was refused. I was surprised with the fact that I met all the required formalities, still unable to believe why my application was ...
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Will a visa cancelled on arrival affect future visa applications?

Recently, I visited Russia and, at the airport, my tourist visa was cancelled on arrival. The stated reason was that my hotel booking was invalid, although I was not given any documentation that says ...
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UK Family Visa Refused, how long till I reapply?

I applied for a family visa on 19th October 2014 and today (10 November.'14) I got the refusal letter. The documents I have provided are listed below: Sponsor's invitation letter Sponsor's bank ...
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What if my visa is refused after I already bought an air ticket?

I am applying for a complicated visa right now and I was told the chance of refusing visa application is high. What happens if my visa is refused and I already have my airplane ticket? My flight is ...
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Visa application after first refusal with no major change in situation [closed]

It's always been my dream to visit the UK. I first applied for a Standard Visitor Visa in Summer 2015 with only a history of one trip to Istanbul on my passport. I had previoisly been refused 2 ...
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Do I need new documents after refusal to apply again for UK? [duplicate]

I was refused a transit visa to UK because I didn't present the bank statement that has proof of my salary payments. I am a Ghanaian, living in Ghana, and I want to reapply. Can I send back my old ...
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5 year UK ban; what can I do? [closed]

I have a ban for 5 years for UK visas. Can I still apply to any other countries for a visa and, if so, what type of visa? Will the ban affect applying for an Australian PR visa. Do I need to wait for ...
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Swiss visa got rejected [closed]

I applied for a tourist visa for 10 days, submitted all the documents listed on the VFS global site still my visa got rejected stating the reason "your intention to leave the territory of the member ...
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Getting serial refusals for Schengen Visas

So here's my issue. I am currently in a relationship with a girl in Germany and I am from Egypt. I have tried to apply for a visa to visit her with an informal invitation and stating all her details; ...
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UK family visit visa refused for Indian citizen mother-in-law [duplicate]

I have applied for a visit visa for my mother-in-law to spend spending the Christmas holidays with us. However, it was rejected. In filling out the application, there are two columns, one for how much ...
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Applying for other visas after Canadian visa refusal? [closed]

Hi my Canadian transit visa was refused because my travel itinerary didn't have my name on it. The embassy told me I can fix the issue and reapply again and my visa will be issued without any further ...
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Traveling to the Schengen area with a UK visa-rejection stamp, as a citizen of an Annex II country

In July 2016 I have been denied a visa to the UK. Now my concern is if it's possible to enter the Schengen area in September for research and sightseeing with a cross stamp in my passport? I'm a ...
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Trying to go on holiday to Australia with my fiancé and daughter

My partner has booked a 4-week holiday in Australia in order to visit her god parent in Sydney, and then go to the Great Barrier Reef. I applied for an ETA visa, but was refused one as I have a ...
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ESTA approved on the same day as B-1/B-2 visa refused

I am writing because I have a question regarding my ESTA application and because I could not find a similar case online that would help me at this stage. I have never been to the U.S. so this would be ...
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UK visit visa refusal- what evidence do we provide? [closed]

My partner has now been refused four times for a visit visa over the space of 18 months due to varying reasons. I would like to know what evidence people are submitting as ours clearly is not ...
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Refused UK visitor visa [duplicate]

I applied on the 11th October for a visitor visa to the UK. Today, my passport was returned and the visa refused. I'm a Russian national, living in Greece for the last 18 years, have a permanent ...