It has been revealed that four out of every 10 Ghanaians who apply for a United Kingdom (UK) visa are "bounced".
According to him, the actions of Ghanaians who apply for visas to the UK has led to suspicions being raised.
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He explained that some end up overstaying their visits, whiles also choose to stay permanently after being granted the UK visas.
He added that the Ghana High Commission in London attempted to intervene to get this 40 percent visa refusal rate reversed but it didn’t work because most applicants falsify their documents.
"The refusal rate in Ghana is quite significant. We are told that their average refusal rate is 14% worldwide [but] that of Ghana is 40%. So out of every 10 Ghanaians who apply for a visa in Accra, on the average four will be refused,” he told Accra-based Joy FM.
"The reasons they gave range from forgery of documents, lack of adequate information, access to accommodation available when they come, sometimes lack of evidence of sufficient funds to look after one’s self.”
This, he said, makes the UK Embassy “feel that somebody who is coming may not return home."