UK Visa Refusal Rate 2017 by Geographical Regions

This relates to UK Visa Refusal Rate 2017 for the UK Visa and Immigration Applications made from Geographical Regions across the globe viz. Africa North, Africa Sub-Saharan, America North, America Central and South, Asia Central, Asia East, Asia South, Asia South East, EU 14, EU 2, EU 8, EU Other, Europe Other, Middle East, Oceania and Other during the April-June 2017 quarter.

UK Visa Refusal Rate 2017 by Geographical Regions

UK Visa Refusal Rate 2017

According to the Official Statistics in April-June 2017 quarter,  1,036,552 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from all the Geographical Regions of the world.

977,989 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 885,794 Visas were Granted and as many as 89,731 applications were Refused. Therefore, the overall UK Visa Refusal Rate and UK Visa during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 9.18%. Moreover, 2,427 applications were withdrawn and 37 applications lapsed during the quarter.

North Africa Region

In April-June 2017 quarter, 29,711 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from  North African Countries.

29,032 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 20,681 Visas were Granted and as many as 8,202 applications were Refused. Therefore, the UK Visa Refusal Rate from North African Region during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 28.25%. Moreover, 148 applications were withdrawn and ONE application lapsed during the quarter from North African Countries.

Africa Sub-Saharan Region

In April-June 2017 quarter, 102,188 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from  Sub-Saharan African Countries.

88,644 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 70,819 Visas were Granted and as many as 17,482 applications were Refused. Therefore, the Refusal Rate from Sub-Saharan African Region during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 19.72%. Moreover, 314  applications were withdrawn and 29 applications lapsed during the quarter from Sub-Saharan African Countries.

America North

In April-June 2017 quarter, 10,863 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from  North American Countries.

9,980 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 9,642 Visas were Granted and as many as 280 applications were Refused. Therefore, the UK Visa Rejection Rate from North American Region during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 2.81%. Moreover, 58 applications were withdrawn and NO application lapsed during the quarter from North American Countries.

America Central and South

In April-June 2017 quarter, 26,749 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from  Central and South American Countries.

25,411 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 23,212 Visas were Granted and as many as 2,084 applications were Refused. Therefore, the overall Visa Refusal Rate from Central and South American Region during the Second Quarter (Q2) of  2017 was 8.20%. Moreover, 115 applications were withdrawn and NO application lapsed during the quarter from Central and South American Countries.

Asia Central

In April-June 2017 quarter, 8,481 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from  Central Asian Countries.

7,917 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 7,023 Visas were Granted and as many as 864 applications were Refused. Therefore, the overall Rejection Rate from Central Asian Region during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 10.91%. Moreover, 30 applications were withdrawn and NO application lapsed during the quarter from Central Asian Countries.

Asia East

In April-June 2017 quarter, 279,348 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from  East Asian Countries.

256,325 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 251,546 Visas were  Granted and as many as 4,494 applications were Refused. Therefore, the overall UK Visa Application Rejection Rate from East Asian Region during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 1.75%. Moreover, 284 applications were withdrawn and ONE   application lapsed during the quarter from East Asian Countries.

Asia South

In April-June 2017 quarter, 280,943 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from  South Asian Countries.

270,228 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 233,529 Visas were  Granted and as many as 36,082 applications were Refused. Therefore, the overall UK Visa Refusal Rate from South Asian Region during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017  was 13.35%. Moreover, 614 applications were withdrawn and 3 applications lapsed during the quarter from South Asian Countries.

Asia South East

In April-June 2017 quarter, 76,834 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from  South East Asian Countries.

75,514 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 70,167 Visas were Granted and as many as 5,139 applications were Refused. Therefore, the overall Visa Rejection Rate during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 6.81%. Moreover, 206 applications were withdrawn and 2 applications lapsed during the quarter from South East Asian Countries.

EU 14

In April-June 2017 quarter, 10 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from EU 14.

8 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 4 Visas were Grantedapplications were withdrawn and NO applications lapsed during the quarter from EU 14 Countries.

EU 2

In April-June 2017 quarter, Applications were made for Entry Clearance from EU 2.

6 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 5 Visas were Granted. One (1)  application was withdrawn and NO applications lapsed during the quarter from EU 2.

EU 8

In April-June 2017 quarter, Applications were made for Entry Clearance from EU 8.

4 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 2 Visas were Granted and as many as 2 applications were Refused. Therefore, the UK Visa Denial Rate during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 50%.

EU Other

In April-June 2017 quarter, 18 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Other EU Countries.

12 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 5 Visas were Granted and as many as 3 applications were Refused. Therefore, the UK Visa Denial Rate during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 25%. Moreover, applications were withdrawn and NO applications lapsed during the quarter from Other EU Countries.

Europe Other

In April-June 2017 quarter, 131,242 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from  Other European Countries.

127,532 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 119,317 Visas were  Granted and as many as 7,876 applications were Refused. Therefore, the overall UK Visa Rejection Rate from Other European Countries during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 6.18%. Moreover, 339 applications were withdrawn and NO applications lapsed during the quarter from Other European Countries.

Middle East

In April-June 2017 quarter,  79,447 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from  Middle Eastern Countries.

77,813 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 71,187 Visas were Granted and as many as 6,362 applications were  Refused. Therefore, the overall UK Visa Refusal Rate from Middle East Region during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 8.18%. Moreover,  264  applications were withdrawn and NO application lapsed during the quarter from Middle Eastern Countries.

Oceania

In April-June 2017 quarter, 7,837 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from  Oceania Region.

7,064 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 6,818 Visas were Granted and as many as 207 applications were Refused. Therefore, the overall UK Visa Rejection Rate from Oceania during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 2.93%. Moreover, 39 applications were withdrawn and NO applications lapsed during the quarter from Oceania Region.

Other

In April-June 2017 quarter, 2,870 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from  Other Countries.

2,499 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 1,837 Visas were Granted and as many as 654 applications were Refused. Therefore, the overall UK Visa Denial  Rate from Other Countries during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 26.17%. Moreover, applications were withdrawn and ONE application lapsed during the quarter from Other Countries.

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