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Provide online visa application tracking so applicants can check the status

Submitted by Dr Alaa Garad on Wednesday 18th January 2023

Published on Monday 23rd January 2023

Current status: Open

Open until: Sunday 23rd July 2023

Current Signatures: 77
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Anxiety ~ country ~ delayed ~ Excuse ~ Madely ~ plan ~ Ratings ~ The Government ~ uncertainty ~ Visa ~ Visa applications

Petition Action

Provide online visa application tracking so applicants can check the status

Petition Details

There are huge delays in processing visa applications, and applicants are often left in the dark without knowing the status of their application. There is no online mechanism for checking the visa status, and the response rate to queries is slow and often does not provide useful information.

Additional Information

It is unfair to leave applicants knowing nothing about their applications, especially if they apply from inside the UK and cannot leave the country before a decision is made. This uncertainty causes much anxiety and impacts the well-being of applicants and their families. The Government charges huge fees for processing visas, and there is no excuse not to introduce such tracking mechanisms. People need to know their status, so they plan their life and activities.


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