If your immigration application to the Home Office, UKVI has been refused by the Home Office, UKVI, you can challenge the refusal letter through one of the legal remedies available to you. This is how you can challenge the Home Office refusal letters and get the decision to refuse your application overturned. You should have good grounds to challenge the refusal of your immigration application so that you can prove the decision of the Home Office UKVI not in accordance with the relevant facts and laws (including immigration rules and case-laws).

If your immigration application has been refused by the Home Office, UKVI or Entry Clearance Officer (ECO) and you believe the refusal is unlawful, you can scan and email your refusal letter to us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we can do free assessment of your refusal letter to ascertain whether or not there are good grounds to challenge the refusal by way an immigration appeal or Judicial Review.

You can legally challenge an unlawful decision of the Home Office, UKVI, decision of the HM Passport Office or an appeal decision if you disagree with the decision and there are good grounds for the decision to be challenged by one of the available legal remedies. Home Office, UKVI immigration decisions also known as refusal letters can normally be challenged by way of Immigration AppealsAdministrative Review Against Home Office UKVI Refusal, Pre Action Protocol for Judicial Review (JR) Against The Home office, UKVI and Judicial Reviews (JRs) In The Upper Tribunal or Judicial Reviews (JRs) In High Court

If your application to the Home Office UKVI, an Immigration Appeal or Judicial Reviews (JRs) In The Upper Tribunal has been refused/dismissed, we can provide the required legal representations in challenging the refusal of such application/appeal/judicial review. We prvoide a vast range of legal services in challenging the refusal of immigration applications. We also provide legal representations to our clients in challenging the delay on part of the Home Office UKVI in reaching a decision on the immigration application where the applicant is prejudiced by such delay.

Various legal services providced by us to challenge the immigration decisions are as follows:

Challenging Refusal Of Visitor Visa Application

Refused UK Visitor Visa? We Can Help You Challenge The Refusal Or Re-Applying After Refusal

Challenging Refusal Of Nationality Application

If your application for British Citizenship/nationality has been refused by the Home Office UKVI, you can challenge the refusal of your nationality application using the legal remedies as listed in the table below:

Reconsideration Of Nationality/Naturalisation Application
Pre Action Protocol For Judicial Review (JR)
Judicial Review In The Administrative Court (High Court)

Immigration Appeals To First Tier Tribunal Against Refusal Of An Immigration Application

Following are the various appeal options to challenge the various immigration decisions of the Home Office UKVI:

Entry Clearance Appeals To The First Tier Tribunal (FTT)

Following are the various entry clearance appeals against the refusal of the entry clearance application (UK visa application) to the UK:

Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of Fiance Visa
Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of Proposed Civil Partner Visa
Entry Clearance Appeal Against Spouse Visa Refusal
Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of Civil Partner Visa
Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of Unmarried Partner Visa
Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of Same Sex Partner Visa
Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of Parent Of A Child Visa
Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of Adult Dependent Relative (ADR) Visa
Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of Family Permit
Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of Visa As A Child Of A British Citizen Or Settled Person
Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of UK Visa As A Partner Of Member Of HM Forces
Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of UK Visa As A Child Of Member Of HM Forces
Entry Clearance Appeal Against Refusal Of UK Visa As Family Member Of A Stateless Person

In-Country Appeals To The First Tier Tribunal

Unless a human rights claim is certified by the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD), there will be an in-country right of appeal against refusal of following applications:

Appeal Against Refusal Of Leave To Remain As Spouse Of A British Citizen Or Settled Person
Appeal Against Refusal Of Leave To Remain As Civil Partner Of A British Citizen Or Settled Person
Appeal Against Refusal Of Leave To Remain As Same Sex Partner Of A British Citizen Or Settled Person
Appeal Against Refusal Of Leave To Remain As Unmarried Partner Of A British Citizen Or Settled Person
Appeal Against Refusal Of Leave To Remain As Parent Of A Child
Appeal Against Refusal Of SET(LR) 10 Years Long Residence Application
Appeal Against Refusal Of FLR(LR) 10 Years Long Residence Application
Appeal Against Refusal Of 7 Years Child Residence Application
Appeal Against Refusal Of 20 Years Long Residence Application
Appeal Against Refusal Of Discretionary Leave Application
Appeal Against Refusal Of Private Life Application [FLR(FP) Application]
Appeal Against Refusal Of Leave To Remain As An Elderly Dependent Parent Or Relative
Appeal Against Refusal Of Leave To Remain As A Child Of A British Citizen Or Settled Person
Appeal Against Refusal Of Leave To Remain As Spouse Of A Member Of HM Forces
Appeal Against Refusal Of Leave To Remain As A Child Of A Member Of HM Forces
Appeal Against Refusal Of Residence Card Application
Appeal Against Refusal Of Retained Right Of Residence Application
Appeal Against Refusal Of Permanent Residence (PR) Application
Asylum Appeal
Appeal Against Refusal Of Fresh Asylum Or Human Rights Claim
Appeal Against An Exclusion Order/Deportation Order Made Against An EEA National Or A Family Member Of An EEA National
Appeal Against Deportation Of Non-EEA Nationals
Appeal Against Refusal Of Application As A Stateless Person Or As Family Member Of Stateless Person

Out Of Country Appeal Against Refusal Of An In-Country Application

Out Of Country Appeal (An Appeal From Outside The UK For An Application Which Was Made From Inside The UK)

Appeals Against The Decisions/Determinations Of The Immigration Tribunals

If your immigration appeal has been dismissed by the Immigration Judge at First Tier Tribunal (FTT) or Upper Tribunal (UT), you may have the following legal remedies to challenge the impunged appeal determination of the Immigration Judge:

Application To 1st Tier Tribunal For Permission To Appeal To Upper Tribunal
Application To Upper Tribunal For Permission To Appeal To Upper Tribunal
Appeal To The Upper Tribunal Following Grant Of Permission To Appeal
Application To The Upper Tribunal For Permission To Appeal To The Court Of Appeal
Application To The Court Of Appeal For Permission To Appeal To Court Of Appeal
Immigration Appeal To The Court Of Appeal After Grant Of Permission To Appeal
An Application To The Court Of Appeal For Permission To Appeal To The Supreme Court
An Application To The Supreme Court For Permission To Appeal To The Supreme Court
Immigration Appeal To The Supreme Court Following Grant Of Permission To Appeal

Administrative Review (AR) Against Refusal Of Immigration Application By Home Office UKVI

If your application for entry clearance or leave to remain has been refused by the Home Office and the decision of the UKVI falls under the definition of "eligible decision", you can challenge the refusal of such application by way of Administrative Review (AR).

Administrative Review Against Home Office UKVI Refusal

Pre Action Protocol (PAP) & Judicial Review (JR) Against UKVI Refusals

In cases where there is no statutory right of appeal against the refusal of an immigration application, the refusal of the immigration applications by UKVI can be challenged by way of Pre Action Protocol (PAP) and Judicial Review JR).

Pre Action Protocol (PAP) Against Home Office UKVI 
Immigration Judicial Review (JR) In The Upper Tribunal (UT)
Immigration Judicial Review (JR) In High Court
CART Judicial Review (JR) Against The Upper Tribunal
Immigration JR Appeal To The Court Of Appeal
Immigration Appeal To The Supreme Court

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