UK Visa Success Rate | UK Visa Refusal Rate by Country 2018 Q2

This covers the UK Visa Success Rate | UK Visa Refusal Rate by Country Q2UK visa success rate and UK visa refusal rate by Country 2018 Entry Clearance Applications from outside the UK during April-June 2018. Apparently, the post highlights the UK visa success rate and refusal rates for all the types of entry clearance applications. Accordingly, the provides the details of UK work visa refusal rate, UK study visa success rate, UK spouse visa success, UK settlement visa refusal rate, UK visitor visa success and refusal rate. Moreover, UK visa refusal by country for the April-June provides the details of UK visa success and refusal rates of nationals from 166 countries. Perhaps, for clarification purpose, the post enumerates the names of 74 countries, territories and principalities, whose nationals did not get UK entry clearance visa during the second quarter of.

UK Visa Success Rate | Visitor, Work, Study, Spouse, Family

According to the Official Statistics in April-June 2018 quarter, 1,100,856 Applications submitted for UK Entry Clearance Visa from across the globe. Accordingly, 1,041,108 entry clearance decisions made and 937,845 visas granted. Moreover, 100,684 entry clearance applications rejected. Therefore, the UK visa success rate of 90.08% and UK Visa Refusal Rate of 9.67% reported for 2018 Q2. Moreover, 2,553 applications were withdrawn and 26 applications lapsed during the quarter.

Entry Clearance Applications: UK Visa Success Rate Q2

Country Applications Decisions Rate
Total 1,100,856 Total 1,041,108

  • Successful 937,845
  • Rejections 100,684
  • Withdrawn 2,553
  • Lapsed 26
UK Visa Success Rate 90.08% and UK Visa Refusal Rate 9.67%
Work 54,239 Total 53,698

  • Successful 51,140
  • Rejections 2,406
  • Withdrawn 151
  • Lapsed 1
UK Work Visa Success Rate 95.24% and UK Work Visa Refusal Rate 4.48%
Study including Short Term Student 104,309 Total 93,611

  • Successful 89,673
  • Rejections 3,782
  • Withdrawn 152
  • Lapsed 4
UK Study Visa Success Rate 95.79% and UK Study Visa Refusal Rate 4.04%
Family 14,860 Total 14,004

  • Successful 10,395
  • Rejections 3,525
  • Withdrawn 75
  • Lapsed 9
UK Spouse Visa Success Rate 74.23% and UK Spouse Visa Refusal Rate 25.17%
Dep. joining or accompanying 1,889 Total 1,810

  • Successful   1,706
  • Rejections 93
  • Withdrawn 11
UK Settlement Visa  Success Rate 94.25% and UK Settlement Visa Refusal Rate 5.14%
Other 925,559 Total 877,985

  • Successful 784,931
  • Rejections 90,878
  • Withdrawn 2,164
  • Lapsed 12
UK Settlement Visa  Success Rate 89.40% and UK Settlement Visa Refusal Rate 10.35%

UK Visa Refusal Rate by Country 2018 | UK Visa Success Rate

During Q2 2012, Chinese (261,998), Indian (237,500), Saudi (49,808), Russian (48,429) and Turkish (39,096) nationals made the most applications for UK visa and immigration.

Apparently,  the UK visa refusal rate amongst the top 10 was the highest for Nigerian (35.68%), Pakistani (30.10%), Filipino (10.08%), Indian (8.24%) and Turkish (7.16%) nationals. However, within the top 10, the lowest UK visa refusal rate was for Saudi (0.60%), Russain (1.03%), Chinese (1.47%), South African (1.79%) and Thai (3.79%) nationals.

UK Visa Refusal Rate by Country

Country of Nationality Decisions Success Rate Refusal Rate
*Total 1,041,108 90.08% 9.67%
China 261,998 98.45% 1.47%
India 237,500 91.58% 8.24%
Saudi Arabia 49,808 99.25% 0.60%
Russia 48,429 98.52% 1.03%
Turkey 39,096 92.67% 7.16%
Pakistan 38,612 69.70% 30.10%
South Africa 35,996 97.98% 1.79%
Nigeria UK Visa Success Rate 32,127 64.03% 35.68%
Philippines 24,059 89.66% 10.08%

UK Visa Success rate from Thailand

22,789

96.06%

3.79%

Indonesia 18,149 95.94% 3.88%
Ukraine 16,197 89.61% 10.16%
Egypt 12,348 75.29% 24.08%
Colombia 10,883 94.29% 5.35%
Ghana 9,827 57.48% 42.06%
Sri Lanka 8,593 78.20% 21.38%
United States 7,835 95.37% 4.06%
Bangladesh 7,632 71.76% 27.79%
Vietnam 6,922 85.44% 14.32%

UK Visa Success rate from Algeria

6,632

50.35%

49.55%

Iran 6,123 53.29% 46.48%
Kenya 5,973 84.82% 14.68%
Morocco 5,524 75.38% 24.02%
Kazakhstan 5,320 93.93% 5.66%
Lebanon 5,107 86.74% 12.83%
Australia 4,682 95.60% 3.52%
Nepal 4,660 74.25% 25.41%
Jordan 4,444 89.04% 10.67%
Serbia 4,173 95.93% 3.47%
Belarus 4,077 95.81% 3.65%

UK Visa Success rate from Jamaica

3,511

80.40%

19.05%

Zimbabwe 3,367 68.70% 30.68%
Peru 3,285 94.19% 5.36%
Bahrain 3,257 99.14% 0.74%
Albania 3,027 64.12% 35.45%
Sudan 2,968 65.90% 33.63%
Iraq 2,710 52.47% 46.75%
Syria 2,651 73.48% 26.07%
Kuwait 2,605 97.43% 1.11%
Azerbaijan 2,358 79.18% 20.31%
Uganda 2,308 66.20% 33.06%

UK Visa Success rate from Japan

2,210

97.69%

2.26%

Tunisia 2,185 73.82% 25.31%
Refugee 2,101 67.54% 32.03%
Canada UK Visa Success Rate 2,090 94.88% 4.83%
Ecuador 2,030 90.64% 9.21%
New Zealand 1,949 94.46% 5.08%
Qatar 1,882 96.71% 0.64%
Venezuela 1,798 84.93% 14.96%
Tanzania 1,710 82.98% 16.67%

UK Visa Success rate from Hong Kong

1,665

93.21%

5.89%

Georgia 1,625 79.63% 20.06%
Cameroon 1,611 57.91% 40.66%
United Arab Emirates 1,513 99.41% 0.33%
Korea (South) 1,493 97.45% 2.34%
Ethiopia 1,485 61.75% 37.78%
Congo (Democratic Republic) 1,390 45.97% 50.86%
Zambia 1,346 85.36% 14.34%
Taiwan 1,308 97.94% 2.06%
Afghanistan 1,286 55.99% 43.00%
Kosovo 1,272 72.48% 26.81%

UK Visa Success Rate from Palestine

1,251

68.03%

31.25%

Yemen 1,206 52.07% 46.52%
Brazil 1,161 78.64% 20.24%
Uzbekistan 1,154 79.98% 19.76%
Macedonia 1,123 92.97% 6.06%
Burma 1,088 81.99% 18.01%
Sierra Leone 1,006 56.46% 43.04%
Armenia 978 89.57% 9.51%
Libya 939 47.82% 50.69%

UK Visa Success rate from Angola

925

77.08%

22.59%

Dominican Republic 907 84.56% 14.99%
Gambia, The 889 47.47% 52.53%
Bosnia and Herzegovina 825 93.33% 6.06%
Ivory Coast 775 60.90% 38.45%
Eritrea 767 73.14% 26.21%
Mongolia 735 74.56% 25.03%
Malawi 680 84.26% 15.29%
Moldova 680 77.79% 22.21%

UK Visa Success rate from Senegal

635

53.39%

46.14%

Cuba 620 87.42% 11.29%
Cambodia 607 81.88% 17.63%
Other and unknown 583 73.41% 26.07%
Somalia 563 63.77% 34.46%
Malaysia 554 89.35% 10.11%
Bolivia 551 90.74% 8.53%
Oman 519 97.88% 1.16%
Guyana 455 90.55% 9.45%
Montenegro 429 96.27% 3.03%
Rwanda 404 74.75% 23.02%
Kyrgyzstan 386 77.72% 21.76%
Fiji 322 77.64% 21.74%

UK Visa Success rate from Singapore

318

94.65%

4.40%

Turkmenistan 315 83.81% 16.19%
Benin 313 37.06% 62.94%
Mexico 309 87.70% 12.30%
Mozambique 309 80.91% 16.83%
Israel 269 90.33% 9.67%
Guinea 233 56.65% 43.35%
Madagascar 231 88.74% 11.26%
Stateless 210 69.52% 28.57%
Laos 206 86.41% 13.11%
Congo 183 61.75% 36.61%

UK Visa Success rate from Argentina

181

86.74%

12.71%

Swaziland 158 94.30% 5.70%
Chile 155 87.74% 11.61%
Mali 143 74.83% 24.48%
Togo 141 69.50% 29.08%
Haiti 134 86.57% 11.19%
Cyprus (Northern part of) 133 81.20% 18.80%
Burundi 127 46.46% 53.54%
Liberia 124 67.74% 27.42%

UK Visa Success rate from Gabon

121

80.99%

18.18%

Lesotho 118 96.61% 3.39%
Burkina 112 70.54% 26.79%
Tajikistan 106 88.68% 11.32%
Mauritius 82 79.27% 19.51%
Comoros 80 75.00% 25.00%
Guinea-Bissau 73 41.10% 56.16%
Niger 73 79.45% 20.55%
Sudan (South) 72 66.67% 30.56%
Mauritania 66 69.70% 27.27%
Trinidad and Tobago 61 78.69% 19.67%
UK Visa Success rate from Surinam 44 81.82% 18.18%
Brunei 43 100.00% 0.00%
Dominica 42 90.48% 9.52%
Equatorial Guinea 42 57.14% 40.48%
Djibouti 38 73.68% 26.32%
Barbados 37 89.19% 10.81%
Namibia 37 72.97% 24.32%
Botswana 35 82.86% 17.14%
Cape Verde 35 77.14% 22.86%

UK Visa Success rate from Bhutan

31

90.32%

9.68%

Chad 28 57.14% 39.29%
Seychelles 27 88.89% 11.11%
Macau 25 100.00% 0.00%
Sao Tome and Principe 20 35.00% 65.00%
Grenada 18 77.78% 22.22%
St. Lucia 17 70.59% 29.41%
Central African Republic 15 66.67% 33.33%
Costa Rica 15 80.00% 20.00%

UK Visa Success rate from Paraguay

15

73.33%

26.67%

Uruguay 15 86.67% 13.33%
St. Kitts and Nevis 14 78.57% 21.43%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 14 64.29% 35.71%
Cyprus 13 15.38% 84.62%
Bahamas, The 12 83.33% 16.67%
Tonga 11 100.00% 0.00%
Maldives 9 88.89% 0.00%

UK Visa Success rate from Panama

8

87.50%

12.50%

Korea (North) 7 100.00% 0.00%
Nicaragua 6 50.00% 16.67%
Antigua and Barbuda 5 40.00% 60.00%
Guatemala 5 60.00% 40.00%
Papua New Guinea 5 60.00% 40.00%
Belize 4 100.00% 0.00%
El Salvador 4 100.00% 0.00%
Romania 4 25.00% 0.00%

UK Visa Success rate from Croatia

3

100.00%

0.00%

Honduras 3 100.00% 0.00%
Andorra 2 100.00% 0.00%
British overseas citizens 2 100.00% 0.00%
Bulgaria 2 50.00% 0.00%
France 2 100.00% 0.00%

UK Visa Success Rate from Italy

2

50.00%

50.00%

Belgium 1 0.00% 100.00%
East Timor 1 100.00% 0.00%
Germany 1 100.00% 0.00%
Latvia 1 100.00% 0.00%
Monaco 1 100.00% 0.00%
Montserrat (British) 1 0.00% 100.00%
Netherlands 1 100.00% 0.00%
Poland 1 0.00% 100.00%

UK Visa Success Rate 2018 Q2 for Other Countries

Nationals of 74 countries, territories, principalities neither applied for nor got any UK entry clearance visa during April-June:

American Samoa, Anguilla (British), Aruba, Austria, Bermuda (British), Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Cayman Islands (British), Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Cook Islands, Curacao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Falkland Islands (British), Faroe Islands, Finland, Former Yugoslavia, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gibraltar (British), Greece, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guam, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Kiribati, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mayotte, Micronesia.

Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Palau, Pitcairn Islands (British), Portugal, Puerto Rico, Reunion, Samoa, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Spain, St. Helena (British), St. Maarten (Dutch Part), St. Martin (French Part), St. Pierre and Miquelon, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Tokelau, Turks and Caicos Islands (British), Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (US), Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Netherlands Antilles, Serbia and Montenegro.

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