UK Visa Applications from Sub-Saharan African Countries

This relates to UK Visa Applications from Sub-Saharan African Countries for the UK Visa and Immigration Applications made from Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe during April-June 2017 quarter.

UK Visa Refusal Rate from Sub-Saharan African Countries

UK Visa Refusal Rate from Sub-Saharan African Countries

According to the Official Statistics in April-June 2017 quarter, 102,188Applications 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 overall UK Visa Refusal Rate 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 Moreover, 314 applications were withdrawn and 29 applications lapsed during the quarter from Sub-Saharan African Countries

Angola

914 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Angola. 806 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 540 Visas were Granted, 260 applications were Refused, 5 applications were withdrawn and 1 application lapsed during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Angola during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 32.26%.

Benin

197 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Benin. 176 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 120 Visas were Granted, 55 applications were Refused andapplication was withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Benin during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 31.25%.

Botswana

46 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Botswana. 34 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 27 Visas were Granted andapplications were Refused. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Botswana during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was  20.59%.

Burkina

147 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Burkina. 132 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 77 Visas were Granted, 53 applications were Refused and 2 applications were withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Benin during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 40.15%.

Burundi

87 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Burundi. 78 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 52 Visas were Granted and 26 applications were Refused. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Burundi during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was  33.33%.

Cameroon

1,539 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Cameroon. 1,409 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 871 Visas were Granted, 520 applications were  Refused and 18 applications were withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Cameroon during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 36.91%.

Cape Verde

37 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Cape Verde. 34 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 21 Visas were Granted, 12 applications were  Refused and 1 application was withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Cape Verde during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 35.29%.

Central African Republic

16 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from the Central African Republic16 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 11 Visas were Granted, 5  applications were Refused. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from the Central African Republic during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 31.25%.

Chad

34 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Chad. 28 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 23 Visas were Granted, 3 applications were  Refused and 2 applications were withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Chad during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 10.71%.

Comoros

85 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Comoros. 81 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 64 Visas were Granted, 16 applications were Refused and 1 application was withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Comoros during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 19.75%.

Congo

202 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Congo. 181 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 135 Visas were Granted, 45 applications were Refused and 1 application was withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Congo during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 24.86%.

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

1,388 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from the Democratic Republic of Congo. 1,003 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 600 Visas were Granted, 399 applications were Refused and 4 applications were withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from the Democratic Republic of Congo during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 39.78%.

Djibouti

60 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Djibouti. 59 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 41 Visas were Granted, and 18 applications were  Refused. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Congo during the Second Quarter (Q2)  of  2017 was 30.51%.

Equatorial Guinea

36 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Equatorial Guinea. 32  applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 21 Visas were Granted, and 11  applications were Refused. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Equatorial Guinea during the Second Quarter (Q2)  of 2017 was 34.38%.

Eritrea

688 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Eritrea. 638 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 437 Visas were Granted, 199 applications were Refused and 2 applications were withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Eritrea during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 31.19%.

Ethiopia

1,572 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Ethiopia. 1,352 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 818 Visas were Granted, 531 applications were  Refused, 2 applications were withdrawn and 1 application lapsed during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Eritrea during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was  39.28%.

Gabon

149 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Gabon. 146 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 114 Visas were Granted, 31 applications were Refused and 1 application was withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Gabon during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 21.23%.

The Gambia

760 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from the Gambia760 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 669 Visas were Granted, 311 applications were  Refused and 4 applications were withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from the Gambia during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 52.91%.

Ghana

9,302 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Ghana. 8,356 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 4,770 Visas were Granted, 3,560 applications were  Refused and 26 applications were withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Ghana during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 42.60%.

Guinea

251 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Guinea. 233 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 130 Visas were Granted, 97 applications were Refusedapplications were withdrawn, and 1 application lapsed during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Guinea during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 41.63%.

Guinea-Bissau

91 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Guinea-Bissau. 76 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 23 Visas were Granted, and 53 applications were  Refused. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Guinea-Bissau during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 69.74%.

Ivory Coast

683 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Ivory Coast. 608 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 409 Visas were Granted, 193 applications were  Refused, and applications were withdrawn. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Ivory Coast during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 31.74%.

Kenya

6,007 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Kenya. 5,003 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 4,427 Visas were Granted, 568 applications were Refused. 7 applications were withdrawn, and 1 application lapsed during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Kenya during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 11.35%.

Lesotho

74 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Lesotho. 74 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 70 Visas were Granted, 2 applications were Refused, and applications were withdrawn. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Lesotho during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 2.70%.

Liberia

114 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Liberia. 110 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 81 Visas were Granted, and 29 applications were  Refused. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Liberia during the Second Quarter (Q2) of  2017 was 26.36%.

Madagascar

181 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Madagascar. 160 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 145 Visas were Granted, and 15 applications were  Refused. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Madagascar during the Second Quarter (Q2)   of 2017 was 9.38%.

Malawi

668 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Malawi. 555 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 422 Visas were Granted, 131 applications were Refused, and applications were withdrawn. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Malawi during the  Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 23.60%.

Mali

140 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Mali. 130 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 103 Visas were Granted, 25 applications were Refused, and applications were withdrawn. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Mali during the  Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 19.23%.

Mauritius

130 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Mauritius. 114 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 95 Visas were Granted, 17 applications were  Refused, and applications were withdrawn. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Mauritius during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 14.91%.

Mayotte

No visa application was made or resolved during the quarter from Mayotte.

Mozambique

360 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Mozambique. 277 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 224 Visas were Granted, 51 applications were  Refused, and applications were withdrawn. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Mozambique during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 18.41%.

Namibia

35 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Namibia. 23 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 17 Visas were Granted, 6 applications were Refused. The  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Namibia during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 26.09%.

Niger

55 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Niger. 57 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 41 Visas were Granted, 16 applications were Refused. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Niger during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 28.07%.

Nigeria

28,578 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Nigeria. 24,004 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 16,951 Visas were Granted, 6,971 applications were  Refused. 80 applications were withdrawn, and 2 applications lapsed during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Nigeria during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was  29.04%.

Reunion

No visa application was made or resolved during the quarter from Reunion.

Rwanda

408 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Rwanda. 332 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 288 Visas were Granted, 41 applications were Refused, 2  applications were withdrawn, and 1 application lapsed during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Rwanda during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 12.35%.

Sao Tome and Principe

23 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Sao Tome and Principe. 21  applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 12 Visas were Granted, 9 applications were Refused. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Sao Tome and Principe during the  Second Quarter of 2017 was 42.86%.

Senegal

574 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Senegal. 550 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 360 Visas were Granted, 186 applications were Refused, 4 applications were withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Senegal during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 33.82%.

Seychelles

31 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Seychelles. 28 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 26 Visas were Granted, 2 applications were Refused. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Seychelles during the  Second Quarter of 2017 was 7.14%.

Sierra Leone

1,033 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Sierra Leone. 802 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 476 Visas were Granted, 323 applications were  Refused, applications were withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Sierra Leone during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 40.27%.

Somalia

408 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Somalia. 524 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 358 Visas were Granted, 161 applications were Refused, 4 applications were withdrawn, and 1 application lapsed during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Somalia during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 30.73%.

South Africa

36,098 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from South Africa. 32,093  applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 31,566 Visas were Granted, 428  applications were Refused, 88 applications were withdrawn and 11 applications lapsed during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from South Africa during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 1.33%.

South Sudan

75 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from South Sudan. 75 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 59 Visas were Granted, 15 applications were  Refused, 1 application was withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from South Sudan during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 20.00%.

Swaziland

94 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Swaziland. 87 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 83 Visas were Granted, 4 applications were Refused. The  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Swaziland during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was  4.60%.

Tanzania

1,756 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Tanzania. 1,506 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 1,295 Visas were Granted, 206 applications were  Refused, 2 applications were withdrawn, and 3 applications lapsed during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Tanzania during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was  13.68%.

Togo

144 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Togo. 146 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 108 Visas were Granted, 37 applications were Refused, 1 application was withdrawn during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Togo during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 25.34%.

Uganda

2,098 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Uganda. 1,796 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 1,176 Visas were Granted, 612 applications were  Refused, 7 applications were withdrawn, and 1 application lapsed during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Uganda during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was   34.08%.

Zambia

1,285 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Zambia. 1,018 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 882 Visas were Granted, 128 applications were  Refused, applications were withdrawn, and 1 application lapsed during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Zambia during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was  12.57%.

Zimbabwe

3,535 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Zimbabwe. 3,012 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 1,939 Visas were Granted, 1,051 applications were  Refused, 17 applications were withdrawn, and 5 applications lapsed during the period. The UK Visa Refusal Rate from Zimbabwe during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017  was 34.89%.

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