Dáil Éireann - Volume 638 - 26 September, 2007
Written Answers. - Visa Applications.
Deputy Brendan Howlin Deputy Brendan Howlin
Deputy Brendan Howlinasked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the basis on which a visitor visa has been refused in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Wexford who wished to visit their daughter, a doctor who has resided here for ten years and has three Irish born children; if he will arrange an immediate review of this application; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20942/07]
Deputy Brian Lenihan Deputy Brian Lenihan
Deputy Brian Lenihan:The application referred to by the Deputy was received in the Visa Office, Dublin on 8th August 2007. It was refused by the Visa Officer on 30th August 2007.
The application was refused because the finances shown were deemed insufficient. It was also felt that the applicant did not display sufficient evidence of their obligations to return home following their proposed visit.
 The decision of the Visa Officer may be appealed within two months of the date of decision. In this case before 30th October.
Guidelines on making an appeal can be found on the website of the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service at www.inis.gov.ie.
Dáil Éireann 638 Written Answers. Visa Applications.