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Why May Your Asylum Application Be Refused?

Asylum Visa Applications are commonly refused for the following reasons, though this list is not exhaustive:

  • You are not a genuine Asylum seeker
  • You can relocate to another part of your home country
  • The Police can protect you in your home country
  • You have provided false documents

When your application has been refused, it is normal to feel that giving up is the best option. However, did you know that around 50% of Home Office decisions are overturned when challenged by Applicants. This indicates that not all decisions by the Home Office are correct and there is chance that your decision can be overturned.

At Cranbrook Legal, we have a proven track record in advising our clients how to successfully overturn the decision by the Home Office. Our detailed analysis of Home Office decisions allows for us to pick out any weak points that we can target to force the decision to be overturned.

Cranbrook Legal has reputation for being understanding, tenacious and flexible in dealing with its clients to ensure the best result possible.

How to Challenge an Asylum Refusal?

Depending on the particular basis of refusal, there are two ways that you can challenge the decision to refuse your spouse visa application:

  • An Appeal to the First Tier Tribunal – If the refusal letter states that you have right to appeal, you can challenge the decision in the Immigration Tribunal. This challenge should be made within 14 days.
  • An application for Judicial Review – If you have not been given the right to appeal, you can request a review of the decision from the Upper Tribunal or the High Court. This application should be made within 90 days.

What Documents are Required to Challenge an Asylum refusal?

Below are the type of documents that would be needed to appeal a refused Asylum Application. This is not a definitive list, as you may be required to provide additional documentation depending on your circumstances. You should therefore look to provide the following:

  • A copy of your Application
  • Copies of the supporting documents you submitted
  • Your Refusal Letter from the Home Office – UKVI
  • Summary of Points why you think the decision is wrong

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How can we help you if you have had your Asylum Application refused?

  • We review the Refusal Letter to understand what your case was refused.
  • We advise you on your eligibility for appeal or seek a Judicial Review
  • We prepare and submit your appeal or Judicial Review
  • We advise you on what further documents are needed
  • We will provide you with legal representation at your Hearing.
  • We are UK qualified Solicitors regulated by the SRA

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UK Asylum Refusals FAQ’s

1. How long does an Asylum Appealtake to obtain a decision?

Around 3-5 weeks from the date of your Hearing.

This will depend on which Tribunal your case is allocated to. Current turnaround times are around 3 months.

You will each need to appeal the decisions and submit individual appeal forms.

Yes, you will be required to give evidence to the Tribunal.

You can request for your appeal to be considered on a “paper base”. This means the Tribunal will look at your evidence and make a decision.

Yes, if you are appealing to the First Tier Tribunal, each person has to pay £140.00. If you are seeking a Judicial Review, you have to pay £154.00.

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