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PostSubject: Is This Your Visa Application?   Fri 20 Sep - 20:36

[size=50:3i0veplh]Daily Mirror

[size=150:3i0veplh]Questions Asked by Visa Applicants Worldwide

The last 12 months must have been a pretty entertaining time to be a visa expert if the results of a new study are anything to go by.

Data gathered by [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] has revealed the peculiar, not to mention comical, things that some people have asked when tackling their visa applications over the past year.

From alarming confessions to a shocking lack of cultural knowledge the top 10 makes for some rather eye-watering and rib-tickling reading. And here it is in all its weird glory:

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I've heard that cocaine is legal in Columbia;
is this true?"
- an enquiry from a visa applicant looking to move there from France.

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Do you know if it's easier to find a wife in England? I'm struggling here."
- said a Peruvian applicant for a UK visa.

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Is everybody friends with the Queen?"
- asked a Japanese applicant looking to move to England.

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If I live in America, will I be a movie star?"
- question posed by a Filipino applicant

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I want to be closer to Elton John. He doesn’t come to Togo. Do you see him much in Britain?"
- a man from Togo professing to be Elton John's biggest fan and looking to move to the UK.

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Is it legal to marry your car?"
- question asked by a man from the USA looking to move to Guatemala.

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I've committed a serious crime, but I haven't been caught or convicted. Will I be immune once I move?"
asked an individual from Italy.

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Is it illegal if I don't speak Dutch?"
asked one applicant from the Middle East who was looking to secure a Shengen visa for the Netherlands.

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Somebody told me that Australia was founded by criminals. Do I have to have a criminal record to move there?"
- a Malaysian based enquiry for an Australian visa.

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I don't have a passport. If I sail to Portugal but don't fly will they let me live there?"
- asked a UK resident looking to move there.

The World is full of some wonderful and strange people!!
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PostSubject: Re: Is This Your Visa Application?   Sat 21 Sep - 9:44

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Nice find itchy, some crackers!
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PostSubject: Re: Is This Your Visa Application?   Sun 6 Oct - 17:50

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Nice find itchy, some crackers!


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PostSubject: Re: Is This Your Visa Application?   Fri 25 Oct - 18:54

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Somebody told me that Australia was founded by criminals. Do I have to have a criminal record to move there?"
- a Malaysian based enquiry for an Australian visa.

Warren Mitchell (Alf Garnett of Till Death Us Do Part’ TV Series 1966 - 1975) was nearly turned away at Sydney airport for saying the same thing in 1971.
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PostSubject: Re: Is This Your Visa Application?   Fri 25 Oct - 19:45

He was a REAL character..never afraid to give a bit of 'lip' to those who annoyed him! Very entertaining dude, if you liked his style.
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