Form IAFT6: Appeal a visa decision from outside the UK (ECO)

Use Form IAFT6 if you have the legal right to appeal to the First-tier Tribunal about immigration. Applies to decisions by an entry clearance officer (ECO).


Appeal to the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) against a decision of an Entry Clearance Officer (ECO)

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Published 1 December 2017
Last updated 31 December 2020 + show all updates
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