Introduction: UK Visa Appeal Success

  • Recent statistics released on a quarterly basis by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), Home Office and Courts & Tribunals Service have thrown up some interesting points
  • The net migration statistics show a drop of EU nationals – this means that more EU nationals are leaving the UK than are arriving in the UK since the Brexit referendum
  • However, this decrease has been offset by the increase in the net migration of non-EU nationals
  • This goes to affirm that the UK remains a favored destination for non-EU migrants
  • Furthermore, the number of UK Visa Appeal decided by judges at the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) has fallen significantly over the years

Chances of UK Visa Appeal Success

  • Mainly in light of the fact that the Home Office has stripped away rights to UK Visa Appeal against its decisions in several categories of UK visas.
  • According to the latest statistics, the First-Tier Tribunal received around 50,000 UK Visa Appeals, down from 200,000 UK Visa Appeals in 2008-2009.
  • But whilst the number of appeals received by the tribunals now is lesser than ever, the average waiting time for the appellants has been rising with an average case taking almost 11 months to come before a judge.
  • This is almost double the approximate period of 4 months during the first quarter of 2013.

However, when appeals are finally heard, the Home Office loses around half of them.

The report states that the EEA Family Permit Appeal Success Rate is around 70% to 72%.

In their First-tier Tribunal appeals it was 52% for cases heard between April and June 2018 which is an all-time high for any UK Visa category.

So, if you have had a UK visa application refused and have been awarded UK Visa Appeal rights – there is a better than even chance of your appeal being granted.

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