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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Will a refusal of US diversity visa affect Tier 4 dependent visa application?

My brother applied for a US Diversity visa in year 2014 and he was refused with his partner on Misrepresentation of information. Will that affect his visa application to UK? If yes, how can he ...
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Reapplying after South Africa visa refusal

Me & my family's visitor visa for South Africa was rejected with the reason "insufficient funds" in my account. We are Indian nationals, travelled numerous countries (over 25 in past 8 ...
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Can I use the E-gates at UK airport with new citizenship, having had a previous visa refusal on a prior citizenship?

I'm a recently naturalised Australian citizen. I'm looking to travel to the UK with my wife for a holiday. My wife is an Irish citizen and Australian as well. 6 years ago I applied for an EEA family ...
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I made a mistake on my ESTA, am I screwed?

So, in 2018 I travelled with my family to the U.S using the ESTA system, and there were no issues with that. We have planned another trip to the States this year and I filled out the ESTA form myself ...
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What do I do if my Schengen visa is rejected because of financial needs and im a student?

My Schengen visa to Finland got rejected because of insufficient means of subsistence but i am a student in the university and have no sources of funds, being aware of this my host vividly stated that ...
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Visa refused with a reason of being a threat to public health

My parents who are living in India have applied for the Schengen tourist visa (Family / Friends) at the Consulate of Germany based in Mumbai. After 2 weeks, we received an e-mail from the consulate to ...
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Do I need to show the Schengen visa annulment form when applying for the visa next time? Also, how can I explain myself in my benefit?

My Schengen visa was cancelled (annulled) at the departing airport itself, in Sep 2017. I had connecting flights operated by 2 airlines with a layover of more than 8 hours in Istanbul with neither of ...
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Refusal or Ban ? What steps next?

This is a case of my spouse who was refused study visa 15 years ago. He lost his passport which has his correct date of birth and which he used to apply for visit visa, however the reissued passport ...
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Traveling to the UK with a nearly expired visa

My friend is Chinese and has a UK student visa that expires the 30th of March. He now has a job but his new visa has been delayed and he won't have it before the end of March. He is going to travel in ...
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How can I get a copy of my lost UK refusal letter in Nigeria

please how can I get a copy of my refusal from the UK embassy, I have sent In Mails and still haven’t heard from them.. should I go to the embassy? It is urgent.
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Can a husband/wife apply for UK Visas with different validities?

I have been issued a UK standard visitor six-month validity visa 3 times in 2014, 2017, 2018 whereas I have traveled only twice in 2014 and 2017. Now I’m married and I have two infant children who ...
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Does UK visa refusal affect my Schengen visa application

I applied for UK visa back in 2016 when I was doing my training and was taking stipend with not enough funds. now I am in an active job for the last 5 years with enough funds. Now I am applying for ...
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Nigerian Rejected: French Caribbean & Schengen Visa Denial

My boyfriend applied for a Schengen Airport Transit Visa from France and the French Overseas Territories Visa and was denied. He is from Nigeria and I am from the US. We were planning to meet in ...
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Need advice on USA b1 b2 visa

Previously my UK and Poland visas got refused. The exhibition is coming up in the USA I want to apply for a visa with my dad. Will my USA visa get rejected?
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UK visa refusal, what are other documents can I provide to demonstrate whereabouts of family members?

I need help clarifying what other documents I can attach with my application to "demonstrate the whereabouts of any family members living in Pakistan"? I am confused: Should those documents ...
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Will one cash transfer from a friend affect my visa application?

My UK tourist visa was refused once because I had unjustified cash deposits other than salary. This time and to avoid refusal I am trying to maintain my bank statement free of any cash deposits. But a ...
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When does UK visa ban start?

A friend was denied UK visitor visa in May 2012 as ECO could not link the cash in account to her company. In October 2012, she re-applied adding evidence like payslip and tax clearance which ECO found ...
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Help with denied ESTA - Previously issued DV LPR but did not activate it?

In a bit of a pickle here, I was hoping to travel in the next week to the US for a brief holiday (admittedly not the most calm of times but I haven't seen some close friends and my boyfriend in years.)...
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Will staying longer than specified on a UK Visit Visa affect a future spouse visa application?

In the UK tourist visit visa application my partner stated the stay would be 3 weeks, but once in the UK actually stayed 4 months. In the future we will apply for a spouse visa to stay in the UK and ...
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UK Visit Visa Refused 'inference of deliberate deception'? [duplicate]

My partner had her UK Visit Visa application rejected recently. the eco stated on the accompanying letter that there was the intent on her part to deliberately deceive (she genuinely omitted a ...
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Will a recent change to me being a Canadian PR make any difference to me getting a visa?

I'm a French Citizen with a French passport. I need to apply for a B2 visa for the USA as I visited a country that makes me ineligible for an ESTA / VWP. I only want to go on vacation for a week or so ...
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Should I attach a document to prove my relationship with my sponsor (cousin)? [duplicate]

I would like to apply for a UK visit visa and I need some help with my application; Firstly I would like to know if it´s important to attach a proof of relationship with my sponsor (which in my case ...
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Can I reapply a refused Uk visa same week? How to address a statement on the refusal which was not true [duplicate]

I am a Ghanaian and I applied for a visitors visa to travel with my husband and stepchildren who already have UK Visas. My uncle invited me. (initiation letter, payslip, bank statement and proof of ...
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How do I prove other funds in my bank account other than my salary? [duplicate]

I was refused UK visa recently because they could not verify the funds other than my salary. These funds were gifts sent to me by my mother and they were not large amounts. What can I do to rectify ...
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Do I need to show proof of funds? If yes, how exactly?

I owned a business years ago. Income from that came from US banks to my bank in middle east. I currently keep most of my liquid assets in US firms. I funded my US accounts from middle east banks. So ...
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Can apply again after UK visa refusal?

I have a student visa in the UK and wish to apply for a dependent visa for my husband. He has got a prior refusal under 320(7a) in 2012 for visitor visa. The refusal stated that they weren't satisfied ...
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UK Visitor visa to visit my girlfriend refused under V4.2 (a) (c) & (e)

Hello, I'm new here (and to the rules) and apologise for any errors in posting or asking questions which may not fit. In any case please let me know of anything wrong. I have read almost all the ...
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UK Visa after H-1B Petition Denied

My employer had applied for a H-1B visa back in FY2020. The Form I-129, Petition for Non-Immigrant worker visa was denied by the USCIS. So my application was refused at the USCIS, and not after an ...
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UK Visitor Visa, if a Christmas visa was refused, will it affect our future PLAB 2 visa?

My wife and I are planning to visit London on a five-day vacation on Christmas, we are from Iraq and both of us are employed as Medical doctors and have satisfactory amount of funds in our 5 months ...
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My wife and I are applying for UK PLAB 2 visa - is it better to apply to travel together or to book separate exam dates?

My wife and I are medical doctors in our country and we have a five-month-old son. Both of us have to take PLAB 2 in 2022, we have the option to book the exam on the same day and leave our child with ...
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Booking roundtrip flights to Peru without knowing if tourist visa will be extended?

Here's my understanding of Peru's tourist visa: A normal tourist visa is good for 30-183 days The actual length of the initial visa varies (although I'm not sure why) The original visa can be ...
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How to answer "have you ever been refused a visa, denied entry or ordered to leave Canada or any other country?"

I am at a loss here. Here's a brief summary of what happened to me: I was born and raised in the Philippines. I was granted permanent residency at birth because my parents were already permanent ...
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Refused visa from USA. Letter is lost but so what can I disclose for New Zealand visa?

I applied for a USA visitor visa back in 2018 but was refused. I lost the refusal letter but didn't read it thoroughly and now I don't remember the reason of the refusal. Now I am planning for a ...
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Visa rejection by Turkish consulate in India

I recently applied for Turkey touristic sticker visa and got rejected from Mumbai consulate. I got informed from gateway that I can re-apply only after 6 months. Can I apply for any other visas rather ...
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Do I need to mention the Poland stay back refusal in UK visa application?

I've been in poland for four years and completed my education. Applied for stayback because of the delay in getting the certificate and get apostile. Unfortunately, stay back visa was refused and I ...
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UK visa and regular income

So I applied for UK visa with a regular income of 129,429 . However , when I was paid it reflected in my account statement has 129,400 . I am worried that this little difference mine cause trouble ...
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Does a visa refusal make one ineligible for the US Visa Waiver Program?

It seems to be consensus on this site that being denied a US visa makes it practically impossible to get an ESTA. I agree on the 'practically' part but I can't seem to find anything definitive from ...
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Who to contact about ESTA refusal for previously overstaying partner of US citizen?

I am in need of help if anyone has experience in this please let me know who to contact. I am a German citizen and have traveled the USA on ESTA a lot since my at-the-time fiancée is from there. In ...
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My adoptive father got refused UK visitor visa

My friend adoptive father's application has been refused: You have applied to visit the UK for 3 days to visit your son. You state your named son is currently in the UK as a student. You have ...
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Reason for rejection [duplicate]

My in-law applied for UK visit visa with his wife and only son. He is self employed and employed part time with a Korean company. And also employed freelancer with another company in Nigeria. He ...
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When to reapply after UK refusal [duplicate]

My cousin UK visit visa was refused with her one year old son and husband. The reason for her refusal is that she said they are traveling to visit her uncle and they will be spending 21 days. The Eco ...
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Will a refused UK Visa based on false documents affect my Canada application? [closed]

I once applied to UK in the year 2017, the Visa was refused based on false business documents presented. I never knew my business documents were fake. The agent in Africa who did the business ...
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Traveling the world without entering countries?

Under Covid-19, many countries don’t allow visitors in. So I wonder whether it would be possible to travel from transit zone to transit zone, without a planned itinerary. Say, I book a ticket from ...
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Error in UK visa application

Can someone help me out. Someone filled a United Kingdom visit visa online application form for me. He didn't confirm from me if I was refused visa by any country and he put No. He just submitted the ...
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UK Visa Refusal V4.2 Freelancer / Married / Permanent EU Resident [duplicate]

Over the summer 2020 a friend from the UK visited myself and my husband in Greece for a few weeks. The friend in trying to repay the favour has offered me the opportunity to visit her and her husband ...
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Reasons for UK visitors refusal [duplicate]

My visa was refused because I stated I am a student but the information provided does not demonstrate I am a student or currently enrolled in an academic institution. And it is also unclear in the ...
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Visit visa refused appendix v 4.5 a and c [duplicate]

I applied for my friend to visit me here in the uk. I am fully sponsoring his visit here. We admit we made a stupid mistake and we thought that his "bank statements" were not worth ...
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F1 Interview after 2 Tourist denials [closed]

My gf applied for Tourist visa in 2018 and got denied twice (in a span of 1 month) with 214b (insufficient ties) first time and for no significant change in the second attempt. [We realized that this ...
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Does having no exit record from the UK on my passport risk my visa application for re entering?

I have fairly some complicated questions that cast doubt on my process of applying for a student visa in the UK. I hope you read till the end to understand my situation and apologize in advance for ...
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Can I change my travel destination for ESTA during COVID?

I have an approved ESTA with my destination address set to CA. I am hoping to change my travel plans to FL instead. However, my flight into the U.S. from the United Emirates is still entering through ...
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