someone traveling from ghana to uk do they have to have money to show as a means of entry
HiThanks for your question. To enable me to answer your question could you please respond to the following:-1. Who is saying that you have to show monies please?Kind regards.Tom
the person that is coming here as been told by the agent they have booked through
Hi, Thanks for your replies. If the person is coming to the UK they must apply for a visitor’s visa. In order to get a visitor’s visa they must show that they have enough money to cover the costs of their stay in terms of living expenses and accommodation. This is done by producing financial information (eg. Bank statements) to the UKBA and submitting them with the visa application. In order to get on the airplane and disembark in the UK they are NOT required to physically have this money on them. It is sufficient for them to simply carry records of the monies they have (ie. current bank statements) because the checks on the money side have already been done in applying for the visa. They are not required to pay any money to anyone once the visa has been obtained. There are a number of scams in this area where people attempt to extort money by claiming that unless a certain sum if given to someone else they will not be permitted to travel. This is not true and if this is what is asked of the person then they should NOT hand over any moneyIf this has been useful please kindly click accept so that I may be rewarded for my time. If you do not click accept your money stays with the site and I do not receive any credit for the time I have taken to answer your question. You will not be charged any further money for clicking accept.I will answer your follow up questions you may have.Kind regards,Tom
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