What Happens If My Visa Is Refused?

(Below is a transcription of this video)

So we were asked, “What happens if my visa application is refused?”

Hi, this is Michael Niren, an immigration lawyer and a founder of VisaPlace.com. This is a very common question. We get asked this question a lot, and I can answer it this way. If your application was refused, it doesn’t necessarily mean that’s the end of the road. It does happen frequently.

Reasons for Visa Refusal

There are many reasons for refusals. I’ll just list a few. The application wasn’t handled properly initially. You perhaps chose the wrong visa. There’s a lot of choices, and when you apply for immigration or visa to Canada and United States, there are many different types of visas, and you may have just picked the wrong one. There could have been a miscommunication with the governments. Your application could be fine, but there is some misunderstanding on the part of the government, and as a result, they refuse your application.

What to Do If Your Visa Is Denied

So there are different ways to respond to a refusal. One is a formal appeal if that’s appropriate. Now, an appeal has to be filed on time, there are always deadlines for appeals. But if an appeal is not appropriate, you could always reapply, depending upon the circumstances or as I mentioned, if the visa is incorrect, you may have to apply for the correct visa. The key is to try to get it right the first time.

We handle thousands of immigration applications, and it’s really important that the initial consultation is conducted properly. The right questions are asked, and the immigration professional really understands the circumstances, so he or she can guide you towards the right path, in terms of what visa you need, and what’s it gonna take to get an approval. That’s the most important part of the journey, the first step.

Has Your Visa Application Been Rejected?

So we get a lot of people coming to us who, unfortunately, have had they visas refused, and we try our best to help, and in many cases, we can succeed and help them. But my advice to you is before you take that first step, consult with an immigration professional who knows what they’re doing, so you won’t have to face a refusal or at least, the chances of getting refusal are minimized.

Hope you enjoyed this video. Click Like if you like it, and always visit us at www.visaplace.com.

 

Michael Niren

About Michael Niren

Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more

The content and comments of this blog are not legal advise and and may not be accurate or complete. If you require legal advice, contact a licensed legal practitioner directly. If you post on this blog, you assume full responsibility for disclosing your identity to the public and VisaPlace nor its affiliates are not responsible for protecting your privacy nor your identity concerning your participation in our blog and you assume any risks in participating.

Customer Reviews

Thanks to Alicea and Rania for their excellent service. This is the 2 nd time we are using them and they have always delivered successful results, even where other law firms has been unsuccessful. Alicea has been especially helpful and available to address all our concerns. She has an excellent work ethic. We will be using them again and always recommend them to our friends.

K Win the last week

Migrating is a hard task for anyone. Finding a job is even harder. Once I got a job offer, things started moving rapidly. So, I called used VisaPlace (Niren and associates) to assist with the process. Rania and Richard deserve the utmost respect in getting the job done. They have been patient with me and some set backs. Very professional.! Hands down, money was well spent. Thanks Rania and Richard, you make an awesome team. You'll definitely have a repeat customer with me !! I was very impressed at how well they were organized and had a positive experience. Very good and professional work led to a successful outcome. I highly recommend using VisaPlace.

RenaisTT4 weeks ago

I'll like to say I had an awesome initial consultation with Rania Abboud. She was knowledgeable, made the initial process easy and understood my situation. I am excited and hopeful to continue consulting this company. You do a great job for immigrants. Also, Natalie Walcz was great, she handled my situation professionally. Great team. Definitely assets to your company.

Jeffery Yirenkyia month ago

Associations