Judicial Review Against Refusal Of UK Visa Application
The UK visa applications which have been refused under point based system PBS does not attract appeal rights. Instead, the refusal of these UK visa applications can be challenged by way of Judicial Review JR.
Which UK Visa Applications Can Be Challenged By Way Of A Judicial Review JR
An applicant can challenge refusal of following visa applications by way of a Judicial Review JR
- Judicial review JR against the refusal of UK Visit Visa application
- Judicial review against the refusal of all Tier 2 visa application
- Judicial Review against the refusal of Tier 4 visa Student application
- Judicial Review against the refusal of all Tier 5 visa application
However the applicant cannot initiate Judicial Review application JR without first challenging the decision by way of Administrative Review to the Home Office.
Judicial Review Against Refusal Of UK Visit Visa Application Or Other PBS Applications
Refusal against any UK Visit visa application or other PBS application can be challenged by way of Judicial Review JR in the UK.
However it is very important to ascertain if the applicant should challenge the refusal or make a fresh application. The criteria to challenge refusal is very straight forward; if the applicant has made any mistake in their UK Visa Application then they must file a fresh application. However if their UK Visa application was perfect and they think that the UK Visa Officer has made a mistake in decision making process or the decision itself then the refusal must be challenged as there will be no point in making a fresh application.
Where To File Judicial Review And Deadline To File JR
The JR must be filed in Upper Tribunal within 3 months of the refusal decision. Upper Tribunal is specially assigned to decide Immigration Judicial Review cases.
First Step – Pre-Action Protocol Against Refusal Of UK Visit Visa Application
Before an application for permission to bring a Judicial Review is issued, the applicant must give notice to the Home Office / Embassy by sending them a pre action protocol letter. The applicant would need to set the basis of their claim against the Home Office in this letter.
At Ukvisaconsultants, our UK Immigration lawyers in Pakistan possess the required knowledge to advise their clients on pre-action protocol letters to the Home Office and Judicial Review against the refusal of their UK Visit Visa Application. Many refusals have been overturned when our visa agents in Lahore took up the matter.
Please call us to book your initial consultation to discuss the refusal of your UK visit visa application.
How To File Judicial Review Permission Application Against Refusal Of UK Visit Visa Application Or Other Point Based System Applications
The next step after serving pre-action protocol is to wait for 14 days for the response from the Home Office or British Embassy.
If they do not agree with assertions made in the pre-action protocol against the UK Visit Visa Refusal or other PBS Applications, the applicant can initiate a Claim for Judicial Review JR in the UK. The whole process is complex and lengthy therefore we strongly recommend engaging a specialised UK Immigration Expert in Pakistan to look after your interest.
How UK Visa Consultants Can Help You With Your Judicial Review Application Against Refusal Of UK Visa Application
We, at UK Visa Consultants in Lahore, specialize in advising on UK Judicial Review JR Process. Our best UK Immigration lawyer in Pakistan have advised on hundreds of UK Judicial Review cases successfully. Please give us a call during business hours and book your consultation.