Points-based system: evidential flexibility

Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration uses evidential flexibility when considering applications.


Points-based system: evidential flexibility

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UK Visas and Immigration modernised guidance for how it uses evidential flexibility when an application has missing evidence or there is a minor error on an application.

Published 7 November 2013
Last updated 3 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated Points-based system: evidential flexibility document to latest version
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