My husband applied for a bristish passport but has been refused because of his conviction which we failed to disclose due to unspent conviction.My husband had a court case on 24th march 2010 regarding drinking and driving. He was not charged or banned because his drink was spiked. He has been issued with three points on his licence.Because he was not charged we therefore did not disclose this information we were not aware of this due to lack of knowledege in this area.The letter states that an re-application made before 24/03/2020 is unlikely to succeed. or that we can appeal if we feel that the decision is not fair stating which aspect of law and policy has not been applied correctly.We need to know does my husband has any grounds to appeal on or re applying at this stage is not right. Basically we need to know where we stand as we paid £735 already which has not been refunded and financially its difficult to arrange this amount just to be refused again please advise us for the best solution because he needs to apply for an passport as soon as possible. thank you
Thanks for your question.
If you have been granted Leav to Appeal, you would have the opportunity to appeal if you think there has been an error in the application of the law.
I would suggest you instruct a Solicitor to ascertain the merits of your case.
The UKBA are strict in te application of the rules and the onus would have been on your husband to ensure that he provides the necessary information and that it is correct.
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I contacted an solicitor who deals with immigration matters and was told they dont deal with this that i need to get intouch with a criminal law solicitor when i did that they told me they wont deal with this to get intouch with immigation advise solicitor.
I dont know who to contact i live in the Ilford Essex area please help.
I would suggest you contact Mr. Khalid Khan on: 07852 272 067. He is based in North London and may be able to help.
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