How to Cancel Visa Application and Receive a Refund

Travelling most times is usually planned ahead of time, but things may come in between to make the plan scatter, it’s therefore easy to cancel a travel plan within a country, but it is more difficult to cancel an application for a visa application, this may not only cause you to lose your money but will also make you lose the chances of travelling into the such country next time.

You can ask to cancel (withdraw) an application for a visa, visa extension or citizenship. You’ll get a refund of the immigration health surcharge if you cancel before a decision has been made about your application. You may get a refund of the application fee. This depends on what stage your application is at when you cancel.

Requirements you need to cancel to terminate your visa application online or at the embassy:

  1. your date of birth
  2. your Unique Client Identifier (UCI) (if you have one)
  3. Application type
  4. The date you submitted your online application
  5. Application number (if you know it)
  6. your payment receipt number (if you know it

Cancellations by the customer

If the customer cancels his plan after submission of their visa application to authorized submission centre /consulate /embassy. Then total paid visa fees including services charges are non-refundable. Visa fee is non-refundable once paid even your visa is done/cancelled/refused/withdraw.

How do you know if I will get a refund?

Using the IRS Where’s My Refund tool. Viewing your IRS account information. Calling the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 (Wait times to speak to a representative may be long.)

How long do debit card refunds take?

Most refunds take 3-5 business days to appear in your account once the merchant has issued the refund. if you have questions about a refund you should have received, you should first check with the merchant. You should confirm when the refund was issued and how long the merchant typically expects their refunds to take.

When can I expect a refund?

Most taxpayers receive their refunds within 21 days of filing. If you choose to have your refund deposited directly into your account, you may have to wait five days before you can gain access to it. If you decide to request a refund check, you might have to wait a few weeks for it to arrive.