UK Visa Applications from Europe

This relates to UK Visa Applications from European Countries (other than EU) for the UK Visa and Immigration Applications made from AlbaniaAndorraArmeniaAzerbaijan, BelarusBosnia and HerzegovinaNorthern CyprusFormer YugoslaviaGeorgiaKosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, MontenegroRussiaSerbiaSwitzerlandTurkey, and Ukraine during the April-June 2017 quarter.

During the quarter NO application was submitted from Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland,  Liechtenstein, Norway, San Marino, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, and Vatican City.

UK Visa Refusal Rate from European Countries

UK Visa Applications from Europe 2017

According to the Official Statistics 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 Refusal Rate during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 6.18%. Moreover, 339  applications were withdrawn and NO application lapsed during the quarter from Other European Countries.

Albania

2,739 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Albania. 2,669 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, and 1,580 Visas were Granted and as many as 1,082 applications were Refused and 7 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Albania during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 40.54%.

Andorra

Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Andorra. 4 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, and 4 Visas were Granted.

Armenia

901 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Armenia. 767 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, and 709 Visas were Granted and as many as 53  applications were Refused and 5 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Armenia during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 6.91%.

Azerbaijan

2,172 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Azerbaijan. 1,954 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 1,747 Visas were Granted and as many as 200  applications were Refused and 7 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Azerbaijan during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 10.24%.

Belarus

4,061 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Belarus. 3,822 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 3,658 Visas were Granted and as many as 148  applications were Refused and 16 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Belarus during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 3.87%.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

738 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Bosnia and Herzegovina. 709  applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 663 Visas were Granted and as many as 44 applications were Refused and 2 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Bosnia and Herzegovina during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 6.21%.

Northern Cyprus

111 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Northern Cyprus. 97  applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 83 Visas were Granted and as many as 13 applications were Refused and 1 application was withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Northern Cyprus during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 13.40%.

Former Yugoslavia

One application was made for Entry Clearance from Former Yugoslavia. 2 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 1 Visa was Granted and application was  Refused. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Former Yugoslavia during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 50%.

Georgia

1,651 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Georgia. 1,537 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 1,335 Visas were Granted and as many as  196  applications were Refused and 6 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Georgia during the Second Quarter of  2017 was 12.75%.

Kosovo

930 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Kosovo. 1,014 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, and 631 Visas were Granted and as many as 381  applications were Refused and 2 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Kosovo during the Second Quarter of  2017 was 37.57%.

Macedonia

1,018 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Macedonia. 975 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 905 Visas were Granted and as many as 68  applications were Refused and 2 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Macedonia during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 6.97%.

Moldova

478 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Moldova. 463 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, and 352 Visas were Granted and as many as 109  applications were Refused and 2 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Moldova during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 23.54%.

Monaco

Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Monaco. 2 applications were  Resolved during the Quarter, and 2 Visas were Granted.

Montenegro

385 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Montenegro. 352 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 330 Visas were Granted and as many as 21  applications were Refused and 1 application was withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Montenegro during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 5.97%.

Russia

56,030 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Russia. 56,135 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 55,012 Visas were Granted and as many as  999  applications were Refused and 124 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall UK Visa Refusal Rate from Russia during the Second Quarter of 2017  was 1.78%.

Serbia

4,087 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Serbia. 3,898 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 3,736 Visas were Granted and as many as 150  applications were Refused and 12 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Serbia during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 3.85%.

Switzerland

Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Switzerland. 1 application was Resolved during the Quarter, and 1 Visa was Granted.

Turkey

41,726 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Turkey. 39,830 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 36,769 Visas were Granted and as many as  12,954 applications were Refused and 107 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Turkey during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 7.42%.

Ukraine

14,204 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Ukraine. 13,301 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 11,799 Visas were Granted and as many as  1,457 applications were Refused and 45 applications were withdrawn. Therefore, the overall  UK Visa Refusal Rate from Ukraine during the Second Quarter of 2017 was 10.95%.

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