Questions tagged [visa-rejections]

An invalid application that did not reach the decision stage for any number of reasons: the wrong form was used, or the pictures were not in the correct format, or the bank declined to pay the credit card, or countless other reasons that can make an application invalid. When an application is rejected,, it will be returned unprocessed with the fee payment not taken or refunded. Compare/contrast to 'visa-refusal'

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Schengen visa application rejected because my US visa stamp expires in December. What are my options?

I went to the Italian consulate in Washington, DC today and they would not accept my visa application because they said my US visa stamp cannot expire less than 3 months after the end of my trip to ...
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Black Israeli Stamp on Passport

I applied for B2 Tourist visa at Israel embassy in New Delhi last week. But my visa application got rejected and stamped a black stamp on my passport. What does black stamp mean? After how much time ...
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Where can a tourist apply for a UK Visitor (standard) Visa?

Prior to 24 April 2015, Paragraph 28 of the Immigration Rules was (emphasis mine)... An applicant for an entry clearance must be outside the United Kingdom and Islands at the time of the ...
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When applying for a USA B1/B2 visa do I need to declare previous L1 or H1 rejections in older/ expired passports?

If I had a history of L1 or H1 rejections 10+ years ago (i.e. 2 passports before my current one) do I still need to mention those while applying for a tourist visa for USA today? Will CEAC have a ...
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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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Missing a flight because applied for UK visa and do not have my passport

This Sunday (31st of May) I have an important flight to Switzerland from Sweden. Unfortunately, I applied a bit late for UK student visitor visa (today is 7th business day) and I do not have my ...
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Will a Cyprus visa refusal affect our application to Ireland?

My partner is a Jordanian national and we applied for a tourist visa to Cyprus. We had everything in order but they rejected him because they were not satisfied with his hotel booking. It was a ...
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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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Family LTR permit refused, wife has to leave, can she come back on a tourist visa?

My wife and I are married for 13 years, 3 years ago we moved to the UK, bought a business, and live a lovely life. We brought all our furniture, pets and finances over here and now my wife's Leave to ...
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Clarification Regarding Invalid Application

What's the difference between an Invalid Application (i.e., due to non-payment of Visa Fee) and a Rejected Application? Can such an Invalid Application be deemed as Application Never Made or does it ...
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UK visa: unsigned application form

I just submitted my UK tourist visa application. However I forgot to sign the printed online form although I made an e-signature after my fingerprints registration. Does this lead to a refusal?
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Deportation impact on future travels

If say, one is deported from a given country A. Is it possible for country B to deny that person visa in future on grounds of that deportation?
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Schengen Business Visa Rejected from Norway Embassy

Part - 1 Rejection Case 1: Rejection reason was justification for the purpose and the condition of the intended stay was not provided: The applicant has applied for a visa to meet with client. ...
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How many months in advance can you apply for a UK Standard Visitor visa?

I am a South African citizen planning on travelling to mainland Europe for three months and then London after that. The Schengen requires me to show the UK visa as it is my final destination country. ...
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UK standard visitor visa REFUSAL for an unemployed mother [closed]

I am an Azerbaijani citizen and I had applied for a standard general visitor visa for my mother which just got rejected today (for 7 days). I have applied for a Tier 4 visa as well, and am still ...
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Re-apply Schengen visa after denial [closed]

Context: I am a Chinese passport holder living in the US with a green card. in 2018, I applied for a Schengen Visa from the Spanish Consulate and was approved for about a month. I initially intended ...
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Thai girlfriend first visitor visa refused due to bad advice [duplicate]

I'm based in the UK and in a long-distance relationship with a Thai girl who resides in Bangkok. I've been there a couple of times since we've been together and we decided the next step would be for ...
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How can I reapply for my refused B1/B2 Visa (Denial under 214B)? [duplicate]

Got my B1/B2 visa refused 20 days ago under 214-B. He just asked normal questions like why, with whom, for how many days, how much experience I have and how much I earn... and refused it. I have 1.8 ...
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US tourist Visa to attend a test prep course rejected (Sudan)

I'm a 22 year old medical graduate, graduated on December 13 last year (2018) and have a free period of 7 month before I start my medical foundation year in my country (sudan). So I decided on taking ...
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Visit visa to the UK - processing time? [closed]

My husband applied to come to the UK for a party that is going to be held on the 10th of February. He booked part of the venue, paid a £500 deposit, booked a flight and reserved a hotel from February ...
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Can I apply for Schengen Visa in my home country even though I have stayed in Australia for the last 6 months?

This is completely new and weird rule for Schengen Visas. I am currently holding a valid Indian passport but residing in Australia for my studies. I recently came down to India to visit my parents on ...
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Finding reason for visa refusal when original refusal letter is lost

How do you get to know about the previous visa refusal reason if you have lost the refusal letter? My friend's parents applied for a US visa in 2007 and the application was refused. They don't have ...
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Can a Finland Schengen visa get rejected if the invitation letter holder is unemployed?

My friend, a Finland citizen, sent me a invitation letter. I have applied and been to my interview, a few days ago. My friend was employed when I got the letter but now they are unemployed. At this ...
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US B1 visa; will it be rejected for blank spouse name?

Background: I got married in 2012, my spouse left me within few months. I renewed my Indian passport in 2013. I didn't had marriage certificate that time so renewed passport as single in the ...
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US Tourist Visa Denial

Anyone please enlighten me on this one. I am a Filipina and i’ve been working in Singapore for 9 years. I applied for a US Tourist Visa sometime in 2012 and got denied which i fully understand why. I ...
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Apply for spouse visa; lost earlier refusal letters

I am from Gujarat, India. Last week my wife got a student visa for New Zealand. I want to go with my wife, but in earlier years I got 4 rejections from Canada, and then I lost my all refusal letters. ...
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Schengen Germany visa rejected [duplicate]

I applied for the Schengen visa and it got rejected citing the reason: One or more Member States consider that you pose a threat to the public order, internal security, public health Article 2 (21)...
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Schengen Visa got rejected by Netherlands embassy. Where and how should I reapply? [India] [duplicate]

I am travelling to Europe on August 5th. Itinerary is: Arrival in Barcelona, 3 days there, 3 days in Paris, 4 in Amsterdam and 4 in Belgium and then back. I am from India and have never travelled ...
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What does this black visa rejection stamp from Israel mean? [duplicate]

I had applied for B2 visit visa for Israel. They rejected and marked my passport with the following black stamp: What does the black stamp mean and what are its restrictions? Can I reapply and if yes,...
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Schengen Visa Refusal Article 2 (21) [duplicate]

i applied with my parents to Germany. my dad got the visa while me and mum got the following: One or more member states are of the believe that you are a threat to the public order, the internal ...
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indian visa rejection: mistaken identity [duplicate]

I am a Bangladeshi citizen. I applied for the indian visa back to back 3 times and every time they rejected my visa. somehow I get to know that my name Mohammad Hossain which is a similar kind of name ...
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UK Visa - will we get it? [closed]

My husband and I are traveling to the UK for our honeymoon after getting married. I have traveled quite a bit previously, but I have had one UK visa rejection four years ago, as I was careless and ...
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How to apply and get schengen visa after it has been rejected [duplicate]

I had posted a question here when my schengen visa was rejected once. I applied the second time and I got the visa. So I decided to post my experience and also share what I did right the second time ...
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Student visa rejected for Portugal. Can I apply for Schengen tourist visa to Estonia?

I am Indian by nationality and live and work in Portugal. My boyfriend is also Indian, and he lives in India. Recently my boyfriend applied for a Portugal student visa and got rejected due to low ...
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Will an H1B visa refusal under section 212 (a)(6)(E) cause problems for a Canada visa application?

My US H1B visa application was rejected under section 212 (a)(6)(E), even though I am validly married in my country. Now I am applying for a visa to Canada. Will this create any problems for me? I ...
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Uk visa application rejection [duplicate]

I have applied for a UK visa twice and i got a rejection the first time was in 2013 and the rejection reason was the bank statment and that i was outsourced for Pfizer and provided an HR letter ...
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France business visa rejection twice , should I apply again [duplicate]

I had applied for a France business Visa in June 2019 with all documents required like invitation letter, cover letter, travel itinerary , my payslips and ITR for 3 years and travel insurance and good ...
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Regarding Netherlands Schengen visa rejection

Recent I applied for Netherlands Schengen visa from India to attend conference at Rotterdam. Unfortunately my visa got rejected even though my documents are fine. I don't have time for appeal ...
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UK visit visa rejection [duplicate]

My name is Abbas and I am from Pakistan. I have visited the UK in 2010 on a general visit visa, and again in 2013 on a study visa. I got married last year with a British girl who stayed with me in ...
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France schengen visa refusal [duplicate]

I am a student in Beijing and my paper got accepted for a conference in organized by IFAC in France. I recieved an invitation letter from the organizers and applied for the visa in Beijing. I included ...
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Netherlands Schengen visa rejected; what can I do? [duplicate]

I applied to the Netherlands for a Schengen visa, and was refused. I showed hotel bookings for 14 days in the Netherlands, since I didn't have a confirmed itinerary when I applied. The reason for ...