UK Visa Applications from East Asia

This relates to UK Visa Applications from East Asian Countries for the UK Visa and Immigration Applications made from China, Hong Kong, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Macau, Mongolia, and Taiwan during the April-June 2017 quarter.

UK Visa Refusal Rate from East Asia

UK Visa Refusal Rate from East Asia 2017

According to the Official Statistics 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 Refusal Rate 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 Moreover, 284 applications were withdrawn, and ONE application lapsed during the quarter from East Asian Countries.

China

270,891 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from China. 248,875 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 244,539 Visas were Granted and as many as 4,063  applications were Refused. 272 applications were withdrawn and ONE application lapsed during the period. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from China during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 1.63%.

Hong Kong

1,843 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Hong Kong. 1,407 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 1,308 Visas were Granted and as many as 93  applications were Refused and 6 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Hong Kong during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was  6.61%.

Japan

2,469 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Japan. 2,284 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 2,255 Visas were Granted and as many as 27  applications were Refused and 2 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Japan during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 1.18%.

North Korea

34 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from North Korea. 39 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 34 Visas were Granted and as many as applications were Refused. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from North Korea during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 12.82%.

South Korea

1,810 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from South Korea. 1,649  applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 1,622 Visas were Granted and as many as 27 applications were Refused. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from South Korea during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 1.64%.

Macau

41 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Macau. 36 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 35 Visas were Granted and ONE application was Refused. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Macau during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 2.78%.

Mongolia

785 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Mongolia. 743 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, 487 Visas were Granted, 254 applications were Refused and 2 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Mongolia during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 34.18%.

Taiwan

1,475 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Taiwan. 1,292 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, 1,266 Visas were Granted24 applications were  Refused and 2 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Taiwan during the  Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 1.86%.

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