Visas:Written question - HL9822

Q
Asked on: 23 July 2018
Home Office
Visas
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times in each of the last five years have immigration officers refused permission for a short-term visitor visa on the grounds that they have not been satisfied that the applicant intends to leave the UK at the end of the period being applied for, without giving the applicant the opportunity to provide additional information.
Answered on: 06 August 2018

Border Force does not hold the data in the requested format. Published data on refusals can be found at :

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-march-2018/list-of-tables#visas

Table vi_01_q: Entry clearance visa applications and resolution by category

Resolved

of which

Quarter

Applicant type

Category

Applications

Granted

%

Refused

%

Withdrawn

Lapsed

2017 Q1

Main applicant

Visitors

466,782

440,069

382,392

87%

56,934

13%

734

9

2017 Q1

Dependant

Visitors

41,900

39,630

35,018

88%

4,519

11%

93

0

2017 Q2

Main applicant

Visitors

722,866

694,142

621,701

90%

70,927

10%

1,498

16

2017 Q2

Dependant

Visitors

122,499

112,339

104,414

93%

7,702

7%

220

3

2017 Q3

Main applicant

Visitors

535,737

580,486

510,720

88%

67,906

12%

1,848

12

2017 Q3

Dependant

Visitors

44,330

59,635

53,532

90%

5,967

10%

136

0

2017 Q4

Main applicant

Visitors

417,610

421,871

359,120

85%

61,777

15%

970

4

2017 Q4

Dependant

Visitors

34,005

34,154

29,480

86%

4,569

13%

103

2

2017

2,382,326

2,096,377

88%

280,301

12%

5,602

46

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