By Philippines do you mean Indonesia as thats what I was writing about. I have already written and its been forwarded... see below.
I guess its a waiting game
Dear VFS GLOBAL
I’m writing to beg you to reconsider your refusal of VISA to Miss Yulida Aryantie. I’m not sure why you are calling into question the genuineness of our friendship.
Surely correspondence between us on a daily basis by messenger, mobile and Skype must count for something? We have not met in person but have spent many hours (days even chatting online). Two more genuinely bonded friends it would be hard to find.
Yuli is my constant online companion and i would give anything to be able to visit her myself in Indonesia but unfortunately I don’t have full use of my legs due to a type of muscular dystrophy called ‘Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy’ which makes flying without a companion to help with things such as toilets (on planes) almost impossible. Thats not to say I live a lesser life because of it. I’m the Director of my own company (Listed on Companies House) www.withdesign.co.uk. I’m a professional graphic designer with arguably one of the biggest companies in the world as my client ‘Tesco - retail’ designing with £4b budgets. I drive a car. Raise funds for charities. Produce photography…. the list goes on. I’m serious about it only being a two week stay as she has a 12 year old son to return home to that needs his mum. I have a two bed flat in North London and I thought it would be an amazing christmas present to us both to spend the festivities together.
Im of good stature, solvent and with no criminal record. I’m not sure what else i can do to prove I would maintain her stay… I’d gladly pay a bond of some type if I had to, just so she could be here for a relatively short stay.
XXXXX Enfield, Middlesex EN3 5FE UK
Dear Mr. Withers,
Thank you for contacting the VFS Visa Information Service.
Your email has been forwarded to the UK Visa and Immigration Correspondence Team, who will respond to you directly. The UK Visa and Immigration aims to respond to queries regarding visa decisions as soon as possible, and within a customer service target of 20 working days.
Please note the following information:
Due to the Data Protection Act (1998) the UK Visa and Immigration are unable to provide information to third parties (including an applicant’s partner or sponsor) without prior written consent.
The reasons for refusing any UK visa application and rights of appeal are clearly stated in the Notice of Decision, which is returned to each applicant with their passport and documents.
You can find further information about Appeals and Administrative Reviews on the UK Border Agency website.
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