Tag: Appendix V Immigration Rules for Visitors

Since April 2015 the Appendix V Immigration Rules for Visitors is the reference guide for applying different types of UK Visitor Visas. Perhaps, for an applicant, it is quite beneficial to go through the Appendix V modernised guidance. Why? The reason is the fact that most applications are refused due to the inability of applicants to submit applications in a befitting manner.

Appendix V Immigration Rules for Visitors

Appendix V Immigration Rules for Visitors- UK Visa Immigration Specialist

Furthermore, the ECO officer grants a visitor visa on the principle of balance of probability. However, the onus of proof is on the applicant. Most noteworthy: in terms of Appendix V Paragraph 4.2 the discussion in this section is only for those applicants who have a Genuine Intention to Visit the UK.

Types of UK Visit Visa

The appendix v modernised guidance is for following types of visitor visas:

  1. Standard Visitor Visa
  2. Permitted Paid Engagement (PPE)
  3. Marriage of Civil Partner Visitor Visa
  4. Transit Visa

Moreover, the appendix v guidance explains issues relating to:

  • Extension of Stay as a Visitor
  • Permitted Activities for all types of visitor
  • Grounds for Refusal, Re-entry Ban and Visa Cancellation

Finally, for case processing, reapplication after refusal, you may contact UK Visa Immigration Specialists Socilotors London.

Business Visitor Visa UK Requirements | C Visit Business Visa UK

UK Business Visitor Visa Rules

Since the UK is one of the leading economic centres, therefore, business people around the globe visit the UK for attending conferences or meetings, arranging deals, negotiating or signing trade contracts or agreements, checking details or goods, undertaking fact-finding missions, or conducting on-site visits and promotional activities. Moreover, apart from the aforesaid general business activities, there are a host of Corporate and Sector Specific permitted business activities allowed under the Immigration Rules. Apart from specifying a clear purpose of visiting the UK, a business visa applicant needs to prove that he/she has ample funds to support himself/herself during the trip, intends to leave the United Kingdom at the end of the visit and can meet the costs of his/her return or onward journey.

UK Visit Visa 2018 | How hard is it to get a Standard Visa?

UK Visit Visa 2018 | How Hard is it to Get a UK Visitor Visa?

If an applicant is not able to establish his/her bona-fide in the application then instead of a visa, the passport is returned with a Refusal Letter stating the reasons for refusing the visitor visa application. In more than 80–90% of the visitor visa applications the common reasons relate to establishing income i.e. origination of funds in the bank statement from employment or business, especially large deposits in the bank statements, which do not commensurate with the stated income of an applicant. Moreover, quite a few applications are refused/banned on General Grounds due to past adverse immigration history- over-stayers, deportation, removals- or submitting false documents or making false statements in the application/during the interview. Please note: in case of a BAN, any future applications are automatically refused up-to 10 years. Therefore, if an applicant deems that the BAN is not justified then he/she needs to the challenge the refusal through a Judicial Review, as there is No Right of Appeal even for the Family Visitors since June 25, 2013.

UK Visitor Visa Cancelled After Suitability Becomes Doubtful

Visitor visas are not refused on general grounds but are refused due to inability to meet the suitability requirements as per Part V3 or Part V9 of Appendix V for visitors. It is important to note that there is no single set of requirements that apply to all the different types of visitor visa whether for: visit visa application, for leave to enter at the UK border as a visitor or for an extension of a visitor visa in the UK. Therefore, when a visit visa application is refused on suitability grounds or a visa or leave to enter or leave to remain is cancelled/curtailed it is under Part V3 of Appendix V or Part V9 of Appendix V. A leave to enter/remain as a visitor can be either be cancelled before or on arrival at the UK border or can be curtailed if the visitor is unable to satisfy the requirements of Part V9 of Appendix V.

UK Visitor Visa Sponsor Documents: Trip Cost & Maintenance Funds

How Much Bank Balance to Show for Visitor Visa?

This relates to UK visitor visa sponsor financial requirements. Perhaps, for a successful UK Visitor Visa Application, sufficient funds for UK  visa and proof of accommodation UK visa are important. Accordingly, this post explains the details of UK visitor visa maintenance funds, UK visitor visa accommodation proof and UK visitor visa sponsor documents in terms of Paragraphs V 4.2 (Sufficient Funds), V…

UK Visit Visa Eligibility Requirement: Genuine Intention to Visit

Why Genuine Intention to Visit the UK is so Crucial for Success?

The UK visitor visa letter usually in the concluding paragraph raises the question of genuine intentions of an applicant to visit the UK. Therefore, this highlights the importance of UK visit visa eligibility requirement of genuine intention to visit as per paragraph V 4.2 of Appendix V Immigration Rules. Accordingly, the post tries to explain:…

UK Visa Refusal Reasons for Standard, Tourist, Business Visitors

Most Common UK Visa Refusal Reasons for Standard Visitors

This relates to most common reasons for UK standard visa refusal as family, tourist and business visitors. And also in terms of Appendix V for Visitors, the post also covers the general grounds for refusal. Perhaps, the underlying reason for UK visitor visa refusal is the lack of understanding of the immigration rule. Accordingly, the refusal reasons in…

Failure To Attend Interview- UK Visa Refusal on Rule 320(7D)

General Grounds for Refusal- Failure to Attend Interview

General Grounds for UK Visa Refusal under Paragraph 320(7D) This post explains when an application is refused if the applicant fails to attend an interview on request. This relates to general grounds for refusal under paragraph 320(7D) of the Immigration Rules. For visitors, refusal under paragraph V 3.12(b)(i) of Appendix V. Paragraph 320(7D) of the Immigration…