Whether you are applying for a visit visa or settlement for a loved one there are a lot of hurdles to jump through when you are trying to navigate the immigration rules. It not just the immigration rules you will need to know.
If you have been refused in the past than reapplying makes it equally more challenging. Sadly there is no longer the right to appeal against refusal of a visit visa or even a right to an administrative review. So your only option will be to submit a fresh application. In an increasingly hostile environment to immigration particularly from the Commonwealth countries its important that all steps are taken to make the application stands a good chance of succeeding. Make sure all information whether the online or paper application is accurate and correct. If you can afford to use Immigration Adviser. We are regulated by the Office for Immigration Service Commissioner ( OISC ) level 3. They will hopefully be able to provide you with right advice, so that you can avoid the pitfalls.
If you decide to prepare and submit the application yourself make sure you familiarize yourself with the Appendix . There is no numbering system like the Immigration Rules The appendix are referenced by a complex lettering scheme.
Here are examples of some of the appendices listed below:
- Appendix B English language requirement
- Appendix FM Family Members
- Appendix FM SE Specified Evidence
- Appendix K short list occupation
- Appendix V Immigration Rules for Visitors
It always worth looking at Immigration Directorate Instructions(IDI )which applicants will definitely find helpful when making an application.