UK Family Visit Visa Refusal Appeal. The full right of appeal for applicants as a family visitor has been removed.

Since 25 June, 2013 there will be no right of appeal against the refusal of a family visit visa application.

Streamlined Visa Process. UK Family Visit Visa Refusal Appeal.

Immigration Minister Mark Harper said.

Family visitor appeals. make up more than a third of all immigration appeals. going through the system. Many applicants using it as an opportunity to submit information. This information should have been included in the first place.

Removing the right of appeal will save £107 million. Over the next decade. This makes the process faster and cheaper. This allows officials to focus on more complex cases. For example asylum claims. and foreign criminal deportations.

Faster Decision Making. UK Family Visit Visa Refusal Appeal.

Instead of making a fresh application. The right of appeal. was being used by applicants to submit further information to support their claim.

Anyone refused a visit visa may reapply. As many times as they like. Applicants can provide additional information in support of their application.

A decision will also be received much more quickly. through this method. Typically within 15 days. In comparison appeal route took longer up-to eight months.

The UK Gov received 46,000 visit visa appeals in 2012. According to UK Gov.

  • Removing appeals has enabled visa staff to make decisions quicker.
  • And quicker decisions have led. to an improved customer service.

Crime and Courts Act. UK Family Visit Visa Refusal Appeal.

These changes were brought. in as part of. the Crime and Courts Act. Changes have received. royal assent in April 2013.

The Right of Appeal for the Family Visit Visa has been abolished. since June 2013. You can still challenge a decision through Judicial Review.

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