Category: UK Visas and Immigration

UK Visas and Immigration Refusal Rates and StatisticsThis relates to UK Visas and Immigration statistics, refusal rates and refusal on general grounds. And also British Citizenship and Naturalisation requirements. Moreover, also covers details of less frequent types of visa and immigration applications.

Perhaps, in order to provide a better understanding, a number of posts provide information relating to country-specific immigration statistics and refusal rates.

Since a number of applications are refused due to General Grounds for Refusal. Therefore, details of general grounds for refusal is a major subject of posts in this category.

Finally, for case processing, you may contact Specialist UK Visas and Immigration Socilotors.

British Citizens Living Abroad have increased to 4.92 million

British Citizens Living Abroad have increased to 4.92 million

This relates to British citizens living abroad statistics from 1990 to 2017. And also provides the details of immigrants living in the UK by country of origin. Moreover, the post also tries to answer: how long British Citizen can stay outside the UK in the light of British Nationality Act 1981 and immigration rules. British…

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

UK Visit Visa Success Rate 2018

This covers the UK 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…

Residency Requirement for Naturalisation UK | British Citizenship

Residency Requirement for Naturalisation UK | British Citizenship

In order to qualify for naturalisation as a British Citizen, an individual is required to demonstrate close links with and a commitment to the United Kingdom. As part of this, the expectation is that an applicant should meet the residency requirements. Whilst there is some discretion to waive some of these requirements, this cannot be done to the extent that the requirements are ignored.

Naturalisation Requirements u/s 6 of British Nationality Act 1981

Naturalisation Requirements u/s 6 of British Nationality Act 1981

This relates to Naturalisation as a British Citizen by Discretion and explains the Requirements to Naturalise as a British Citizen, which an applicant must meet in order to naturalise as a British Citizen under Section 6(1) and 6(2) of the British Nationality Act 1981. Therefore, grant of British Citizenship under Section 6 is NOT a fundamental Human…

UK Settlement Visa Statistics 2007-17 | Grants and Refusal Rate

UK Settlement Visa Refused- Spouse, Dependant, Work, Asylum

This relates to UK Settlement Visa Statistics 2007-17 for decisions on in-country applications. According to Official Statistics, during 2007-16, a total of 1,497,456 Decisions were instituted on in-country applications. As many as 1,416,657 applicants were granted Settlement in the UK (inclusive of 406,952 Spouse Visas) and 80,799 applications for UK Settlement Refused. Accordingly, the Refusal Rate during 2007-16…

British Naturalisation Applications and Automatic Claims

British Naturalisation Applications and Automatic Claims

During 2017 nearly 600 applications for British naturalisation either withdrew or refused as the applicant was deemed to be “British already”. Perhaps, this is a recurring patron and every year quite a few naturalisation applications are withdrawn or refused for the same reason. Therefore, this post explains consideration processing to check for automatic claims and…

Naturalisation Statistics UK 2008-17 and Reasons for Refusal

Naturalisation Statistics UK 2008-17 and Reasons for Refusal

This relates to Naturalisation Statistics UK & British Citizenship by Registration 2008-17. Apparently, during the period 1,625,058 applicants granted British Citizenship and the average refusal rate was 5.10%. Perhaps, the highest number of grants (843,579) made under naturalisation based on residence. Most noteworthy: the single most significant reason for British Citizenship Application Refusal is “not of good…

UK Visas Entry Clearance Statistics

Refusal of Entry Clearance UK Visa

This relates to UK Visas Entry Clearance Statistics 2017 and provides the details of UK work, immigration, family, study and visitor visa applications submitted during the Second Quarter (April-June) 2017 from outside the UK. Refusal of Entry Clearance UK Visa According to Official Statistics during the Second Quarter (April-June) 2017, 1,036,552 Applications were made for…