If your visa is refused
Last updated: 08/08/2023 16:20
Find out what you need to do if your visa is refused.
If your visa application is refused you must check the reason for refusal carefully.
If you believe there has been an error in assessing your application and submitted documents, then you can request that the decision is reviewed by an entry clearance manager. This process is called an Administrative Review.
Only the application and documents submitted as part of the application will be considered; you cannot submit any new documents at the Administrative Review.
If you made your visa application overseas, you have 28 days from the date of the refusal notice to submit a request for an Administrative Review.
The request should be made in writing using the correct form and should state why the reasons given in your refusal notice are incorrect.