Entry clearance is the procedure used by Entry Clearance Officers (ECOs) at British missions overseas to check, before a person arrives in the UK, if that person qualifies under the Immigration Rules for entry to the UK.

In some cases entry clearance is mandatory, in others it is optional. In all cases, the authority to admit someone to the UK ultimately rests with the Immigration Officer (IO) at the port of entry.

If your application for entry clearance is refused by the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO), you may have one of the follwoing options available to you to challenge the refusal depending on type of the application you submitted:

Following are the various applications for entry clearance (UK Visa) which can be submitted to the British Embassy/High Commission/Consulate from outside the UK:

Entry Clearance As A Fiance(e)
Entry Clearance As Proposed Civil Partner
Entry Clearance As A Spouse
Entry Clearance As A Civil Partner
Entry Clearance As An Unmarried Partner
Entry Clearance As Same Sex Partner
Entry Clearance As A Visitor For Marriage Or Civil Partnership
Entry Clearance As A Child Of A Person With Limited Leave As A Partner
Entry Clearance As A Parent To Exercise Right Of Access
Entry Clearance As Adult Dependent Relative
Entry Clearance For Family Permit As Family Member Of An EEA National
Entry Clearance As A Returning Resident
Entry Clearance As A Prospective Entrepreneur
Entry Clearance As Tier 1 Entrepreneur Migrant
Entry Clearance As Tier 1 Exceptional Talent
Entry Clearance As Tier 1 Investor
Entry Clearance As Tier 2 General
Entry Clearance As Tier 2 Intra Company Transfer (ICT)
Entry Clearance As Tier 2 Minister Of Religion
Entry Clearance As Tier 2 Sportsperson
Entry Clearance As A Domestic Worker
Entry Clearance As A Turkish ECAA Businessperson
Entry Clearance As A Sole Representative Of Overseas Business
Entry Clearance As A Person With UK Ancestry
Entry Clearance As A Student Visitor
Entry Clearance As Tier 4 General Student
Entry Clearance As Tier 4 Child Student
Entry Clearance As Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Charity Workers)
Entry Clearance As Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Creative And Sporting)
Entry Clearance As Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Government Authorised Exchange)
Entry Clearance As Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - International Agreement)
Entry Clearance As Tier 5 (Temporary Worker - Religious Workers)
Entry Clearance As Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme)
Entry Clearance As A Business Visitor
Entry Clearance As A Child Visitor
Entry Clearance As A Family Visitor
Entry Clearance As A General Visitor
Entry Clearance As A Parent Of A Child At School
Entry Clearance As A Sports Visitor
Entry Clearance As A Visitor For Private Medical Treatment
Entry Clearance As A Visitor In Transit
Entry Clearance As A Visitor Under Approved Destination Status (ADS) Agreement With China
Entry Clearance As An Entertainer Visitor
Entry Clearance As A Visitor To Take The PLAB Test

Entry Clearance As A Visitor Undertaking Permitted Paid Engagements

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