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In view of the fact that there are a number of defects with your application I would consider submitting a comprehensive new application for a visitor's visa directly to the British Embassy.
It is generally easier to convince UKBA officials in a cogent and well prepared application from the start than to attempt to produce new evidence to remedy defects in an application that falls far short.
The eligibility criteria for a visitor's visa is as follows(as I am sure you are aware), is that you need to show that:-
You have to try and show them that she has continuing obligations in Georgia which will continue after her visit and therefore convince them that she is not a risk of overstay. Things like a letter from her employer stating she has a job (if she does) and is expected to return to continue that job, evidence of continuing accommodation (eg. tenancy agreement of evidence of ownership of a property, bank statements showing the money he has available to you). Possibly also statements from her family stating that they anticipate her return.
You go to a local solicitor to draft a sponsorship declaration in which you state the terms of his visit, that she is to return at the end of it (or at the end of each individual visit is applying for a multi-entry visitor's visa), that you know that she must leave at the end of the visit because it would harm the chances of any future application made to secure leave to remain on the basis of that relationship if she does not, that you shall accommodate her (submitting evidence of accommodation) and shall pay the costs of any unforeseen expenses that should occur during his stay so that nether of you will need to access public funds. You should both submit banks statements going back at least 6 months showing the monies you have available to you.
This should cost around £50+vat and you can find immigration solicitors via:-
In summary in the application by your respective statements you have reassure them that she shall not seek permanent settlement whilst she is here and that you have sufficient money so that neither of you will need to access public funds during her stay(s) here.
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i am very nervous as she is also that appling in this manner will not work again and costing more money. we provided them with all they asked for still this was not enough as they said i didnot have sufficient funds to support her(does any body in the uk)i know i live from month to month. i also gave them letters to say where she would be staying and a letter from me that i would support her here. do you think getting legal advise/ help would be the correct way to or asking someone to apply on our behalf
You can ask a solicitor to prepare an application on her behalf for her to submit but, really, it will contain all that information I included above. You need to submit full evidence of all the funds you have available to you both - yours and hers evidenced by bank statements going back at least 6 months showing that you have income and/or assets.
Generally they just require full documentary evidence to back up the fact that you will not need to access public funds. A letter from you is fine but a sponsorship declaration referring to and attaching bank statements, evidence of accomodation, evidence of employement etc (see above) from you carries much more weight than a simple letter.
Similaly she should submit the above evidence, including bank statements.
If there is another person who is either prepared to execute a sponsorship declaration as well as you or, alternatively, put in you funds for an amount of money that you can then show to the UKBA as evidence that you can support eachother during her stay then this will help.
The key is demostrating the money to them by documentary evidence.
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Please click accept and I will give you my view on the difference between a visitor and a settlement application.
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The difference between the two is that although the evidential burden is higher for settlement (ie. in effect a spouse's visa) you would be permitted to include evidence of jobs that you wife could earn an income from when she is here in the UK. If you could show job offers in the area where you would settle that your wife could do then you would be able to argue that the income she would earn from these should be considered in relation to whether you would be able to support yourselves without needing access to public funds.
With a visitor's visa a visitor is not permitted to undertake paid or unpaid work and so therefore no income other than those willing to sponsor is considered.
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