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Hi all,

My sister's YMS Tier 5 visa has expired and she returned home to NZ mid May. She was returning home as her work was looking into sponsoring her however given the oversubscription of Tier 2 visa's this month my sister unfortunately did not have the right number of points and the Home Office refused to assign a Certificate of Sponsorship.

My sister is looking to come back to London in mid July (being away for 2 months) to complete travelling we had planned, go to festivals that we had booked and sort her belongings out as we thought she was coming back.

We have heard that those tying to re-enter after their YMS visa has expired can have trouble getting back in as they think you are trying to settle illegally. My sister will defnitely be returning to NZ and is setting up interviews for jobs at the moment, has a trip planned to AUS in September so she definitely isn't looking to stay. She has her P45 from her work and an email from her HR department advising that her CoS application was unsuccesful and saying they will not be pursuing any further sponsorship and wishing her the best of luck for the future.

I wonder if anyone could give advice on the likelihood of her having trouble getting in.... Should she advise the immigration that her application for a CoS was rejected... Does this sow on her immigration record? I advised her to be honest with them and show the proof of her travel and ties to going back home but we just wanted a bit more advise.

Thanks,

Lauren
 

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Hi Cleveroctopus,

Thanks so much for your reply!
Hopefully it will be ok for her to re-enter, the only thing I worry about is if they ask her why she went home and then came back without mentioning the application for CoS being rejected! Will have to have a chat with her about that!

Will ensure she has all the documents to show her plans and also that she has enough money etc. Do you think I need to send her an email inviting her to come and stay with me?
My parents could also write a letter advising she will be living at home when she return.

Thanks!
 
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