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But it doesn't. Where are you reading that this is a requirement?
Honestly, I can't find this requirement to be referenced in anything "official". However, I have seen it on some blogs, and I thought you were agreeing with it also in another thread, no? So it doesn't matter that my statement/letter came one day after my application date?
Okay, now I understand your confusion. What I have is a letter stating my funds the day after my application was submitted. It does not show my funds at any prior time. That being said, I stand by that this requirement, if actually necessary is unbelievably poorly worded since "within" in the colloquial sense implies a +/- window.jsmith2 wrote: ↑Thu Dec 26, 2019 10:04 pmHonestly, I can't find this requirement to be referenced in anything "official". However, I have seen it on some blogs, and I thought you were agreeing with it also in another thread, no? So it doesn't matter that my statement/letter came one day after my application date?
Also, I noticed that on my application I stated I would supply a bank statement. I asked my bank for precisely this with a stamp and they said they would fax me a thing for exactly these types of situations, which ended up being more of a letter with my bank account numbers and funds. Do you think the fact that this letter is referred to as a statement in my app is going to matter?
Paragraph 1A(a) of Appendix C of the immigration rules says the general rule for all applications is that
But none of this stuff is even directed to you in the guidance PDF, which is the only UK gov-supplied source of information you get during the application process. Why would anyone go looking for legal documents that they aren't even aware exist? I didn't find out about this appendix until I came to this forum, and I read the application carefully. The only reason I was alerted to the problem was through paranoia that I wasn't submitting proof of funds CLOSER to my estimated arrival date, which is when I would have guessed having funds really matters.sah10406 wrote: ↑Thu Dec 26, 2019 10:57 pmParagraph 1A(a) of Appendix C of the immigration rules says the general rule for all applications is that
The funds ... must be available to the applicant on the date of the application.
Paragraph 1B(a)(i)(2) relaxes this specifically for Tier 5 YMS applicants only, who must show funds on "a single date within 31 days of the date of the application".
I don't think it would be reasonable to argue that this means up to 31 days after the date of application, especially as the application asks specifically whether you have the money and acceptable evidence of it.
Sorry I can only disagree, because I think it does.