UK removes appeals for family visitors

The full right of appeal for applicants seeking entry to the UK as a family visitor has now been removed.

Section 52 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 removes the full right of appeal for people who have had an application for a family visit visa refused. The new appeal arrangements apply to anyone who applies to enter the UK as a family visitor on or after 25th June 2013.

From now on there will be no right of appeal against such a refusal, unless the appeal is on human rights or race discrimination grounds.

For further information and to view the revised forms and guidance please see the family visitors page.

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