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Visa refusals

Refusal notice

If your Student Visa application is refused, you will receive email notification with an attached official letter, known as a 'Refusal Notice', from the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO). The Refusal Notice will explain the reasons for refusal. If your refusal. 

Please send the refusal notice as soon as possible to the Visa Support team at The Visa Support team will make an assessment of your case and will advise you on how to proceed.

Administrative review

Depending on the reasons stated on the Refusal Notice, the Visa Support Team may recommend that you submit an Administrative Review. An Administrative Review is a review of the decision that has been made. You have 28 days from the date on the Refusal Notice to submit your review. You can only submit an Administrative Review if you believe there has been a caseworker error that led to your refusal.

It is very unlikely that we will issue a new CAS if we believe a further application will be refused, however we will advise you if this occurs. It is important that you keep in regular contact with us if your visa is refused, so we can help you as much as we can.

You can apply for administrative review.