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 Visa Refusal: Can I Reapply and What Should I Change? What Documents Should I Use? [duplicate]

The Decision you have applied for entry clearance for 10 days to visit your uncle and for tourism. In support of your application, you have submitted a letter from him inviting you, a copy of ...
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How soon can I re-apply for a UK visa after getting a refusal? [closed]

I am from Nigeria and I'm doing a one year Internship program with The Marriott hotel in Wisconsin, I applied for the UK visitor visa two weeks ago to visit my fiance who lives and work in the UK, but ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa refusal for lack of evidence on funds - how to reapply?

I am reapplying for General VISITOR VISA for myself, wife & 3 kids, I want more clarity on below: please enter details of what you plan to do whilst in the UK Do I need to be specific, as in ...
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Myself and my immediate family UK General Visitor visa was refused for insufficient funds evidence

We applied for UK General Visitor visa for 10 days, and were refused: You have submitted an employment letter to confirm your occupation in KSA. Although your employment letter details your ...
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Refusal of Tourist Schengen VISA - Twice - Italy Embassy [duplicate]

My Tourist Schengen VISA application was rejected for 1st time on 16-Apr-2015 with reason as “Your intention to leave the territory of the Member States before the expiry of the Visa could not be ...
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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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Schengen visa refused two times by the French consulate, how to appeal? [closed]

I have been denied visa twice by the French embassy, how do I appeal? Reason were subsistence and justification and purpose of intended stay not reliable. I am a working guy in an IT company. I gave ...
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about overstay in denmark [duplicate]

I have visited Denmark two times so far, and my husband lives there. The last time when I went there 8 year ago, I applied for a permanent visa, which was refused. I consequently overstayed for 10 ...
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Standard Visitor visa application in The Philippines submitted with error

I just submitted my UK Standard Visitor visa application and I inadvertently answered the question Did your travel outside your country of residence? with "NO", which should be "YES" as I have plenty ...
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It has been recorded that I lied to the Immigration Officer, but I didn't. How can I fix this?

One of the reasons for my entry to the UK being refused is because I 'used deception' and concealed the fact that my parents are the in the UK. The truth is, I never lied about this: I told the ...
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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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What “Reason for refusal” to give in visa form when reapplying for a Standard Visitor visa?

I have been denied entry to the UK and am now preparing an application form to reapply for a Standard Visitor visa. There is a section where I need to declare the reason for why I was refused entry to ...
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will my visa be refused due to my history of being refused entry to the uk? [closed]

I was denied entry to the UK for the following reasons: limited funding 'used deception' by concealing that my parents are in the UK no return ticket Now the deception part I am concerned about: I ...
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Visiting Denmark with a prior overstay

I have visited two time in Denmark where my husband lives. Last time I went there was 8 years ago. I applied for a permanent visa which is refused and I overstayed there for 10 days because I never ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa refused for my spouse because she couldn't demonstrate herself as a genuine visitor. What are my options?

I am currently in UK on ICT Tier 2 VISA for 6 months. My wife (housewife) applied for general visit Visa in March 2015, to join me and for tourism purpose for 4 months. She intended to leave Uk with ...
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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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Are there countries where people of a particular religion are refused entry?

Refusing entry based on nationality or stamps is usual, but is there any state that refuses people based on their religion? As a counterexample, the official position of the Saudi government is now ...
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UK visa refusal for not showing strong family ties in Nigeria

I am Nigerian and I applied for a UK visa, but was refused. I provided all the required documents ranging from bank statements to introduction letter from the company I work with to my tax card to ...
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Applying for a UK visa while in the process of separating from my wife

I am a doctor (neuroanaesthesiologist) working in reputed institute in Delhi and want to attend a conference in UK. I'm married, but have applied for divorce; however this is in the initial stages ...
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Cancelling hotel after getting a visa?

I am a doctoral student in Germany and am inviting my parents from India for a short visit. I sent them an official invitation letter from the Ausländerbehörde which is called Verpflichtungserklärung. ...
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How long does it take for German consulates to process visa appeals?

My visa was refused from the German consulate in Kolkata and now I appealed to them in writing along with many papers. After submitting all documents they called me suddenly for interview. I was ...
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Schengen visa refusal through German consulate

My husband is a cardiac surgeon and is going to attend a conference in Berlin, Germany in June. My husband, our two kids and I applied for a tourist visa through the German embassy in Islamabad ...
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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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my vwp not authorized, does it affect get to canada [closed]

I have a passport. And I want to go to the USA, but my ESTA was denied because I have previously been denied a visa, so I want first go to Canada (because there I don't need ESTA or visa to travel) ...
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Schengen Visa for Germany refused due to lack of subsistence

I am currently living in Chennai (India). I intend to visit Germany as an international exchange student from April - June 2015. I applied for Schengen visa and provided my bank account details as ...
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Refused PLAB visa last year, reapplying now [duplicate]

I visited my sister in UK last year for 6 months sep-mar 2014, for which I got family visitors visa during which I had cleared my PLAB 1 and had vacation with my sister and her family in UK. ...
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US B1/B2 Visa got rejected twice- visiting china previously will be problem [closed]

Need your guidance in getting US visa B1/B2. I am Rekha Jagadish, a house wife, and my husband is self-employed. Both of us are MBA graduates. We applied for US visa (tourism) but we were rejected ...
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Refused UK business visitor visa due to lack of ties. What are my options?

I applied for a business visa for the UK from India for 15 days, but I have been refused entry clearance on financial grounds. They stated that they did not find many financial ties with India. Also, ...
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Why was I refused a tourist UK visa? Should I reapply for a business visa?

I am an India National. I wanted to visit a friend currently studying at Glasgow. I applied for a General Visitor Visa in early January 2015. The documents I provided were: The letter of intent to ...
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Short Term Tourist Visa Refusal [duplicate]

As my girlfriend who is a permanent resident of Germany invited me to come to her country for a short visit, I applied to the visa section in Kolkata. As I am a first time visitor to Germany I got all ...
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Schengen visa refusal from German embassy [closed]

I have been travelling to Germany on a Schengen visa for almost 20 years! Every time I tried I got visas with multiple entry for 6 months, 2 year, 2 years and last time for 3 years! I have visited ...
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Are the terms “visa denial”, “visa refusal”, and “visa rejection” used in the same standardized way in countries that use English?

Recently I've learned that at least in the UK there is what seems to be an official distinction between two of these terms (though I can never remember which). Apparently one means you did something ...
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Reapply or appeal UK visa [duplicate]

I am from Pakistan. I had applied for a UK visa for my plab (medical) examination, but my visa was refused due to sudden influx of money in my father's bank statement and secondly as I am unemployed, ...
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Visa refusal. Should I reapply or appeal? [closed]

My visa got rejected because I've shown wrong income, it was to be shown in currency I'm earning but I showed it in Pounds. I wrote I have nobody staying in UK but in addition I wrote to meet my ...
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Egyptian student - was refused tourist visa from UK? [closed]

I am an Egyptian student. Last summer I applied for a tourist visa and I got refused because my bank statement when I applied showing the past 3 months were: first month balance : 0 , and other two ...
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Can you get a refund of the application fee if your UK visa application is rejected?

My friend has applied for a UK Family Visa which has been rejected. Can he claim a refund of the application fee?
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Applying for an Irish visa after a refusal

I was previously a student in Ireland for a period of nine years. After my tuition I left voluntarily after the expiration of my visa to my home country of Nigeria. On applying for a UK student visa ...
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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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Overstayed Student Visa for 2 years in Canada, almost 8years ago [closed]

I overstayed my student visa in Canada for almost 2 years..that was almost 8 years ago I voluntarily left after my overstay and after moving back I have a full time job etc. here now..I want to get a ...
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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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Refused a Schengen visa

I was refused a Schengen visa to Germany. I used to work at first but along the way I stopped work and went to school; I just finished my national service but still have not graduated yet because of ...
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German Visa Refusal [duplicate]

I applied for a visa at the German consulate but was refused for the following reasons, but I am not sure what they mean: The information submitted regarding the purpose and conditions of the ...
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I was a refused a UK DATV visa. How should I proceed?

I am a Chinese passport holder with valid study permit in Canada. I am in Canada now and planning to visit my brother in the Republic of Ireland. (I have got the visa for visiting Ireland) My flight ...
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Why my U.S. B1 Visa got refused under 214 (b)?

I went for B1 U.S. Visa at the U.S. Embassy in Delhi. Interviewer: *Good Morning*. Me: *Good Morning* Interviewer: *What is your designation?* Me: *I am a Software Engineer.* Interviewer: *What is ...
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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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UK visa decision advice? [closed]

I have recently been refused visa entry clearance into the UK after applying for a 6 months visa based on failure to include criminality or state reasons for different alias used in UK previously. ...
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Kenyan citizen refused Schengen visa from Sweden

I am a Kenyan citizen. I applied for a Schengen visa, via the Swedish embassy, for visiting friends and family. I got my results today and I was denied the visa. I am a student, I will be done with ...
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Proof of financial support for UK family visa [closed]

My daughter in law who has been a British Citizen for over 7 years wanted her brother and sister to come on a visit to see our family in the UK over the Christmas holiday. We as a family have told ...
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Second Schengen visa application refused within two days

I had applied for a Schengen visa for Paris on June 13 and my visa was refused on June 25 stating that “justification provided regarding purpose and conditions of your trip are not considered reliable”...
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U.K. visa refused: will this be any problem for U.S. visa? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and would be highly thankful if anyone could suggest me a better option. My husband initially got a short term work visa to work in U.K., so I applied for a family visitor visa ...