Tag: UK Immigration Statistics

Home Office Quarterly Immigration Statistics- UK Visas Granted, Refused and Success Rate. UK Residence Permit, Tier 1 Entrepreneur Refusal Rate. UK Settlement Visa Statistics

UK Visa for Egyptian Nationals | UK Entry Clearance Grants 2017

Grants of UK Visas to Egyptian Nationals

According to Official Statistics, during 2017, 43,169 entry clearance applications were made by Egyptian Nationals. 33,424 UK visas (inclusive of 27,702 Visa for Egyptian to Visit UK) were granted and 9,745 applications were refused. Therefore, the UK Visa Refusal Rate from Egypt during 2017 was 22.57%. Here it is relevant to note that during 2005-17, cumulatively 506,600 entry clearance applications were made by Egyptian Nationals. 430,604 UK visas were granted, and 75,996 applications were refused. The overall UK Visa Refusal Rate from Egypt during 2005-17 was 15.00%. This indicates that UK Visa Refusal Rate during 2017 (i.e. 22.57%) is substantially higher than that the 14-year average of 15%.

Tier 2 Visa Statistics April-June 2017

Tier 2 Entry Clearance, Extension and Settlement Grants

This relates to Tier 2 Visa Statistics for entry clearance, extension and settlement grants during the second quarter (April-June) 2017. In total, 39,834 UK visa granted i.e. 23,589 entry clearance visas, 13,423 extensions and 2,822 settlements to Tier 2 General, ICT, Minister of Religion, Sportsperson, Work Permit Holders and Dependants applicants. Tier 2 Entry Clearance…

UK Work Visa Statistics April-June 2017

UK Entry Clearance Visa Right to Work

This relates to UK Immigration and Work Visa Statistics for entry clearance, extension and settlement grants during the second quarter (April-June) 2017. All in all, 68,792 UK visa granted i.e. 46,582 entry clearance visas, 17,890 extensions and 4,320 settlements to Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 5, Non-PBS and other work visa applicants. UK Entry Clearance…

Spouse Visa UK Success Rate | UK Settlement Statistics 2006-16

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

This relates to UK Settlement Statistics 2006-16 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 was 5.40%. The in-country refusal rate was the highest in 2007 (9.75%) and lowest in 2012 (3.06%). Accordingly, most applications were refused during 2007 (13,481) and least during 2012 (4,101). The highest number of Decisions (252,326) and Grants (241,192) were made in 2010. The lowest number of Decisions (66,024) and Grants (60,670) were given in 2016. All in all, during 2007-16, a total of 1,416,657 Grants were given in the following four (4) broad categories i.e. Work, Asylum, Family Formation and Reunion (Spouse and Dependants), and Other.

Spouse Settlement Visa UK Grants During 2006-16

UK Spouse Settlement Visa Grants 2006-2016

This relates to Grants of Settlement to Spouses on the Basis of Marriage during 2006-2016. According to Official Statistics, during 2006-16, 406,952 Spouse Settlement Visas were granted to Husbands (142,856 Grants i.e. 35.10% of the Total Grants) and Wives (264,096 Grants i.e. 64.90% of the Total Grants) under TEN (10) categories as detailed below. Here it is important to note that 345,075 Settlement Visas were granted to Husbands (123,561 Grants) and Wives (221,514 Grants) whose Spouse is a British Citizen, which constitutes 84.80% of the Total Spouse Settlement Grants during 2006-16. During the period 2006-2016, the highest number of spouse visas were granted in 2009 (55,600) and the lowest number of spouse visas were granted in 2016 (5,271). On a year to year basis in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 a total of 42,717, 36,983, 41,329, 55,600, 53,147, 41,684, 37,399, 50,498, 28,230, 14,094 and 5,271 spouse settlement visas were granted, respectively.

British Citizenship Grants by Previous Country of Nationality

Indians, Pakistanis, Nigerians Get Most British Citizenship

This relates to British Citizenship Grants during 1990-2016 in the light of the Official Statistics. Indian, Pakistani and Nigerian nationals topped the list for the grant of British Citizenship. During the period Indians, Pakistani and Nigerian nationals were granted 373,318,  288,128 and 139,145 British Citizenships, which constitutes 12.32%, 9.51% and 4.59% of the Total British Citizenship Grants 3,031,133 during 1990-2016, respectively. Therefore, nationals from these three (3) countries were conferred with more than one fourth (26.42%) of the British Citizenship Grants during 1990-2016.

British Citizenship Refusal Rate

British Citizenship Application Refused

This relates to British Citizenship Refusal Rate during 2004 to 2016, which indicates that the Refusal Rate was highest in 2005 (9.33%) and lowest in 2013 (3.38%). On an average, during the period (2004-16), the Refusal Rate was 6.18%. During 2016 a total of 162,729 Decisions were made on the British Citizenship Applications submitted for the consideration of Her Majesty’s Home Office. 149,421 Decisions Taken to Grant British Citizenship, as many as 13,308 applications were Refused. Accordingly, during 2016 the British Citizenship Refusal Rate was 8.18%.

British Citizenship, Naturalisation, Registration Types & Grants

Types of British Naturalization and Registration Grants

According to Official Statistics, during 2004 to 2016, 2,130,570 British Citizenship Grants were made under Naturalisation Based on Residence (1,081,124 Citizenship Grants or 50.74% of Total Citizenship Grants), Naturalisation Based on Marriage (460,053 Grants or 21.59% of Total Grants), Entitlement to Registration as an Adult, (2,025 Grants or 0.10% of Total Grants), Entitlement to Registration as a Child (237,407 Grants or 11.14% of Total Grants) Entitlement to Registration on Other Grounds (70,175 Grants or 3.29% of Total Grants), Entitlement to Registration under Section 5 (2,030 Grants or 0.10% of Total Grants), Discretionary Registration as an Adult, (55 Grants or 0.0026% of Total Grants) Discretionary Registration as a Child (272,859 Grants or 12.81% of Total Grants) and Discretionary Registration on Other Grounds (4,842 Grants or 0.23% of Total Grants).

UK Visa Applications from Central and South American Countries

UK Visa Applications, Refusal Rate Central and South America

This relates to UK Visa Applications from Central and South American Countries for the UK Visa and Immigration Applications made from Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, The Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Maarten (Dutch Part), St. Martin (French Part), St. Pierre and Miquelon, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Surinam, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela during April-June 2017 quarter. According to the Official Statistics in April-June 2017 quarter, 26,749 Applications were made for Entry Clearance from Central and South American Countries. 25,411 applications were Resolved during the Quarter, and 23,212 Visas were Granted and as many as 2,084 applications were Refused. Therefore, the overall UK Visa Refusal Rate during the Second Quarter (Q2) of 2017 was 8.20%. Moreover, 115 applications were withdrawn, and NO application lapsed during the quarter from Central and South American Countries.

UK Visa from USA and Canada

UK Visa Applications and Refusal Rate from USA and Canada

This relates to UK Visa Applications from North American Countries for the UK Visa and Immigration Applications made from Canada, Puerto Rico, United States, Virgin Islands (US), during April-June 2017 quarter. Please note: during the quarter NO application was submitted from Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands (US). UK Visa Refusal Rate from USA and Canada…