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Old 17th July 2013, 06:45 PM
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I have been in SA for just over 4 months!!! My fiance sett visa was refused due to lack of evidence of our relationship. We have put in our appeal but have been told it could take between 7 and 8 weeks before it will be looked at!!!! I must say this has been the hardest thing we have both ever had to go through!!
Really sorry to hear about your situation, the SA BHC are terribly slow processing applications. Hope you managed to get enough evidence to back up you appeal. Iv been waiting 9 weeks now for my fiance visa to be processed, the wait seems never ending
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I have been in SA for just over 4 months!!! My fiance sett visa was refused due to lack of evidence of our relationship. We have put in our appeal but have been told it could take between 7 and 8 weeks before it will be looked at!!!! I must say this has been the hardest thing we have both ever had to go through!!
Oh this is just awful for u
What evidence had u supplied??? Why did they think it wasn't enough???
It would be useful for some of us to know as we are preparing our evidence.
Wishing you the best of luck with your appeal

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Good morning

Well it's good that you only have one thing to rectify, and the wait is not that far off now, two weeks after my review date, lets hope we both hear before our due dates. Mine is proving that our relationship is genuine and that we intend to live together; hopefully the paper work I sent will prove this, otherwise I will be in court to defend our situation .

Good luck and fingers cross

Hi skinnie58,

Your appeal is paper based or oral based? Do you hire solicitor? Are you under old rule or new rule?
I feel lucky when UKBA didnt refuse relationship evidence as I and my husband knew each other less than a year. I attached timelines of relationship along with evidence such as boarding pass, photos, bills, whatsapp chat, emails, and few of sms that I printed to show my number and my husband's number.
Unfortunately I didnt make as detail as relationship item for financial. I feel regret to be honest. So I make up by sending supporting document for appeal very clear and detail
Let's hope and pray that UKBA will change decision.

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Hi skinnie58,

Your appeal is paper based or oral based? Do you hire solicitor? Are you under old rule or new rule?
I feel lucky when UKBA didnt refuse relationship evidence as I and my husband knew each other less than a year. I attached timelines of relationship along with evidence such as boarding pass, photos, bills, whatsapp chat, emails, and few of sms that I printed to show my number and my husband's number.
Unfortunately I didnt make as detail as relationship item for financial. I feel regret to be honest. So I make up by sending supporting document for appeal very clear and detail
Let's hope and pray that UKBA will change decision.
Hi putri_jogja

I sent pictures of us together on holiday with other people, Skype records going back to June 2011 emails from beginning of 2012 and telephone bills dating back to June 2011, the telephone bills I sent were from BT, the problem was it did not show my fiancé's mobile number, reason for this I used one of those international premium numbers that you dial the number first, then the receivers number, but on the bill it only shows the premium number and not the receivers number; my fiancé only uses pay as you go so did not have any records to show his calls. They total disregard my telephone bill even though it showed I was calling that number virtually every other day and sometimes several times a day. They claim my Skype records only cover July 2012 to November 2012. They state we did not provide evidence of documents to prove we had met when and where we said, in this case I only sent one hotel booking of our first meeting and one boarding card because we did not keep all the proof of our meetings, besides they said they wanted proof that we had met not where we had met, we felt we had proven that we had met.

They said we did not send evidence that we had actually booked anywhere for our wedding. We only spoke about our wedding plans in emails; in the borough I live they only take bookings six weeks in advance, and they give you the next available date, you do not choose when you want the appointment. Knowing that the visa could take up to 3 months we did not see the point in booking an appointment that we could not make.

That is the long and short of our refusal, we are going for a oral appeal and I will be the one representing us, no solicitors we are under the new rule, we only applied at the end of January. All the relevant documents including passport stamps and copies of Skype going back to June 2011 and other information that we did not think necessary at first has been sent.

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Hi putri_jogja

I sent pictures of us together on holiday with other people, Skype records going back to June 2011 emails from beginning of 2012 and telephone bills dating back to June 2011, the telephone bills I sent were from BT, the problem was it did not show my fiancé's mobile number, reason for this I used one of those international premium numbers that you dial the number first, then the receivers number, but on the bill it only shows the premium number and not the receivers number; my fiancé only uses pay as you go so did not have any records to show his calls. They total disregard my telephone bill even though it showed I was calling that number virtually every other day and sometimes several times a day. They claim my Skype records only cover July 2012 to November 2012. They state we did not provide evidence of documents to prove we had met when and where we said, in this case I only sent one hotel booking of our first meeting and one boarding card because we did not keep all the proof of our meetings, besides they said they wanted proof that we had met not where we had met, we felt we had proven that we had met.

They said we did not send evidence that we had actually booked anywhere for our wedding. We only spoke about our wedding plans in emails; in the borough I live they only take bookings six weeks in advance, and they give you the next available date, you do not choose when you want the appointment. Knowing that the visa could take up to 3 months we did not see the point in booking an appointment that we could not make.

That is the long and short of our refusal, we are going for a oral appeal and I will be the one representing us, no solicitors we are under the new rule, we only applied at the end of January. All the relevant documents including passport stamps and copies of Skype going back to June 2011 and other information that we did not think necessary at first has been sent.

Hi skinnie58...

Keep praying and hoping. We are nearly to the time limit that Tribunal gives to UKBA for review. Hope next month we can see the miracle.

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Hi skinnie58...

Keep praying and hoping. We are nearly to the time limit that Tribunal gives to UKBA for review. Hope next month we can see the miracle.

I am just wishing this whole episode would be over, nightmare it has been for the last 6 months. Good luck to you too.

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