UK VISA for PLAB: Financial Sponsorship Documents

The visa application is always unique. No matter how many instructions and guidelines you follow- your case will be different from the next person's. That’s why it is always a good idea to start working on your visa application as early as possible.

I have discussed all the steps of UK Visa application for PLAB 2 in three parts. You can give them a read to have a total idea of how to attempt at the whole application process.

This post I will discuss more on the FINANCES which logically falls . . .

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Don
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Don

What if ur sponsor is not related to you at all by profession nor biologically but a close family friend?

How would u prove the sponsorship is credible?

This is because I was refused visa on this criteria even though I provided all the documents u listed above.

drsanjoydmc
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Thank you, Ivan, for your informative posts. I like to know one more thing. I intend to present two guarantor. One is my father who is the main one, and other is my wife as a reserve one. Is this okay? If it is then should I send two separate… Read more »

Tasnuva Noman
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Tasnuva Noman

Thanks for the nice post . I want to know something. I was working in a hospital for 1 yr and nine months. i didn’t withdraw maximum money from my salary account. now i’m working another hospital for 2 months. what should i do ?? should i put my previous… Read more »

buoyant
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buoyant

Can a close family friend who is a UK citizen be a sponsor? What documents would be needed from him to strengthen the visa application process?

rumi
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rumi

hi Evan…thank you for all these valuable info….I would like to know one thing though….is it imperative to include documents of land besides liquid assets?or I can submit the letter without that info?thanks in advance…

Mariyam Shoaib
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Mariyam Shoaib

Hey! Thank you for clearing up a lot of doubts, I have a question: 1. you mentioned in your blogpost that if my financial sponsor is a UK national, they need to fill out the sponsorship form instead of getting an affidavit: my uncle is a UK national who is… Read more »

Madihah Afeez
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Hi I need to clarify something, I am being sponsored entirely by a company. One of the directors of the company is my Aunts husband who is very close to our family which is why I am receiving the sponsorship. I want to know, do i need to show proof… Read more »

rashedsattar
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Hey if i show my dad’s company as my sponsor and give the company’s bank statements and solvency, do i still need to provide company details like trade license/tax returns and all that?

Mahnoor Fatima
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Mahnoor Fatima

Can my dads friend sponsor me? what should i add to prove he is willing to support me?m

ankit
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ankit

Hello, thankyou for clearing alot of doubts, really appreciate that
Could you please tell me if i can extend my visitor visa, if yes, then what is the process??

chitra
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chitra

Hello. Firstly thank you for the great article and help. I have booked my PLAB 2 for Dec 4 2018 and my Hamed’s course from 8-22 november. I want to apply for Visa by End of August. My funds by then will be 5300 GBP- I calculated and it is… Read more »

mf
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mf

Heey. Your article is Godsend. thank you for making things clearer! I have a confusing situation I hope you can help me with. My father is my financial sponsor for the trip to the UK. The currency of the bank account he is giving me USD. It is the income… Read more »

Her0esdressinblack
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Her0esdressinblack

is the proof of home address a must, all of our bills contain are issued in the name of the owner not to the home address , also the land deed only contains the registration number not the direct address of my house, can I simply explain this in the… Read more »

Mona
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Mona

Hi Ivan, first of all i am really grateful for your detailed blog. I have A query, i hope you can sort it out for me. I am going to apply for visitor visa for the purpose of plab 2 exams. My father is going to be my sponsor, since… Read more »

Ahmed zeeshan
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Ahmed zeeshan

Dr Ivan can you please help me.i am not employed right now, since i am preparing for plab exams. And i dont have sufficient balance in account. However my father will be my sponsor who is retired for the last 8 years. He has no pension but he has saved… Read more »

Mona liz
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Mona liz

Will this letter and copy of certificates be sufficient to convince visa officers. My father is no longer earning now. my father is being provided with sufficent funds by the bank for sustainance.

The Little Things Blog
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My father is financing my trip and I have his 6 months bank statement to show them, however I am working as well, so do I have to show my bank statements of 6 months? Can I show a bank state of 3 months instead? Is the 6 months necessary?

Harlevick
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Harlevick

Good day doctor, thank you so much for this post. I am being paid in cash and i deposit the money in my account, however, I don’t spend from it thereafter. Can i still use this account and explain that my parents give me money for upkeep or is this… Read more »

drChris
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drChris

Hello Ivan. Thanks for all the helpful information. If I state in my visa application that I’ll be spending 1 month in the UK,does it mean I can’t stay more than that duration in any circumstances? I also read in other places that mentioning that you’ll attend an academy usually… Read more »

Roman
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Roman

Dear Ivan, I’ve booked PLAB 2 on 06/06/2019, and I’ve been planning to stay in the UK from 10/04/19 to 08/06/19. I’ve savings of around 6400 GBP(as Sonchoypotro) and my wife has about 4600 GBP savings as Sonchoypotro. Can I sponsor myself with this amount of money and add my… Read more »

Amra
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Amra

Hi there,very informative blog and posts.Thanks both of you!I have a query of mine regarding mentioning this property in visa application which my grandparents and parents have recently gifted me.how do I justify buying it since currently I myself can’t afford to buy it.Is it justified to tell that this… Read more »

dbpsapkota47
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dbpsapkota47

Dear Ivan, Well, i’m in a bit of a binding situation here. I firstly opted to show my father ( a lawyer) as my sponsor, but his account (the main one) has stayed idle with huge transactions dating back 1-1.5yrs back. Recently, he acquired a lumpsum amount from selling property… Read more »

Anit
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Anit

Hi I previously took a loan for personal reasons,the loan takes monthly deductions from my salary.With my previous job the deductions left me with hardly enough sums but am employed in a different hospital and being twice what I was previously receiving, but its been less than 6 months. In… Read more »

ifujahan@gmail.com
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Hello. Can someone tell me is it reasonable if i sponsor myself for the plab2 since i currently have a stable job ?and regarding the papers to submit do i give papers related to my permanent address??
Thanks in advance 🙂

Abhishek
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Abhishek

Hello sir, thank you for the valuable information. I would like to clarify about the readily available money for my trip that i need to show. My father is my sponsor and he has the sufficient amount of money that i am intending to show, however it is just maintained… Read more »

BASHEER AHMED
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BASHEER AHMED

Dr Ivan, I don’t have my father, but my brother and brother in law is employed. Will i be able to show both of them as my sponsors. If so, my brother in law is employed in the US. Whether it is ok to show his account as sponsor account.… Read more »

King dammy
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King dammy

Sir I had taken hand loan of 5 lak for a different purpose from my professor to my account, but I have proper financial aid (father and mother’s account) and l am showing them as my sponsor . I can explain or get a letter from my professor for the… Read more »

Rabia09
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Rabia09

Hello Dr Ibrahim. May Allah reward you and your team for helping people with their queries and for creating this knowledgable blog. I have booked for 2019 March plab 1 in my current country of residence, U.A.E . My sister’s wedding is in the U.K in June 2019 . My… Read more »

Tanvir Faisal Rakin
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Tanvir Faisal Rakin

Thnx a lot Bro..my father would be my sponsor insha-ALLAH..he is a professor in Chittagong University…u knw like the other govt people,my father got a provident fund..would it be counted as liquid asset ??

Zinnat
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Zinnat

Hello,Thanks alot for clearing many doubts.I have few questions to ask to you. For my Uk visa I want to show my father as my sponsor as I am unemployed now.He is a retired government engineer and getting his pension regularly.I want to show my father’s and mother’s joint account… Read more »

Anjali Nair
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Anjali Nair

Hi there, I had a query regarding the bank statement . I have read that we need to explain if we have any major transaction coming into our account just before the visa interview date . I have transferred a big amount around 2 months ago to my relative’s account… Read more »

Mohammed Mohsen
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Mohammed Mohsen

does the letter of support need to be authorized from any official, or just written and signed by my sponsor ?

Sarah Mahmoud
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Sarah Mahmoud

As regards to the Affidavit of sponsorship, Is it mandatory to be signed by a Notary??

Is it fine to write it and just signed by the sponsor?

Charitha Dilshan
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Charitha Dilshan

Dear Sir, Thankyou for the valuable posts. My question is On how to prove my fathers (my sponsor) stability as he does not use his bank account regulary for deposition of earnings from his businesses because they are mostly cash-in-hand transactions (real estate/hotel services/notary), therefore what other documents that can… Read more »

Bhargav Raut
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Bhargav Raut

Thank you for the great article, Sir. Your blog has been truly helpful. I wanted to ask a question, My sponsorer will be transferring her PF(Provident funds) to her savings account to show the required amount of money I will be showing in her account. Is that okay? Or will… Read more »

Nidhi
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Nidhi

Thanks for your nice write up.i have a query.my father is a retired person.his money is in FDR form in one bank.from there he used to take interest 3 monthly.now my question is will i be able to show that fdr money and my father as my sponsor??? Thanks in… Read more »

Dermatologist123
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Dermatologist123

Hello Dr Ivan,
After printing the bank statement, solvency certificate and transaction , my father ( the sponsor) took out all the money he had for another purpose. Will they check with bank about his bank balance ?
Am I in trouble ?

Sarah Mahmoud
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Sarah Mahmoud

which is better, sponsor with a bank statement of proper current balance and low monthly income. or a sponsor with a high monthly income but a lesser current balance (due to recent big withdrawal)??

Sarah Mahmoud
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Sarah Mahmoud

Hi Dr. Ivan, I wrote in my cover letter that I have 2 sponsors, when it come to the application filling asking how much money my sponsor would spend.. Should I divide the amount of money that I’ll spend between them or write the whole amount in each sponsor’s details??… Read more »

Humaira S
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Humaira S

For plab 2 visa can I attach printout of bank E statements , or should these E statements needs to be signed and stamped by the bank.

Ajay Soranam
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Ajay Soranam

if i apply for the uk visa through a financial guarantor, can i i apply for a long term visa of 2 years?
or does it have to to be the short term of 6 months?

Balram
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Balram

I am in a job for five months and they pay my salary in cash . They do not pay through bank account. They provided me salary certificate plus pay slips of five months. They also provided me leave letter for UK visit. So, while applying Visa for plab 2… Read more »

Nidhi
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Nidhi

Hi,you have mentioned everything clearly.but I want to know something as it’s a most important issue.i want to show my father as my sponsor who is currently retired and his all money is deposited in one bank from their he used to get money 3 monthly.how I will show this… Read more »

Amna Malik
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Amna Malik

hi dr.ivan and thank you for such a detailed article.i have a few queries and i would be grateful if you could help me clear them up. 1.i am married and currently staying in a different country than my home country.would i be able to get a visa by staying… Read more »

bernadette faundo
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bernadette faundo

Hello! What if I plan to do a tour after PLAB1, around Netherlands and France, should I still add that to my expense list here or is that for the Shengen visa? Thank you!

Dr.Rania
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Dr.Rania

I am employed but according to some issues the hospital cant give my salary by a bank account but i take my salary cash . can i mention that i am employed with cash salary without a bank statement ? knowing that i am going to depend on my father… Read more »

DrW
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DrW

Thanks for the post, my father has 3 bank accounts, should i have all three accounts’ bank statements? Also, i have made some withdrawls from my account, about 20k PKR for some personal expenses. Do i need to show evidence for this as well as i don’t have the receipts… Read more »

muezza hurairah
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muezza hurairah

Vaiya, from the Post office they told me me to type out the letter and take it to them…… does that mean, i can just modify this Solvency cert, and take it to them?

muezza hurairah
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muezza hurairah

thank you so much for the guidance, my mother had a fixed deposit that matured in february, and we saved it again as a fixed deposit in a another bank, which is a new account, 3 monthly fixed deposit scheme, i dont have any pictures of the previous FD ,… Read more »

Bhuwan Subedi
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Bhuwan Subedi

Greeting RoadToUK team, thank u for guiding us. I have a query regarding my financial support. My case is a bit different and the given article doesn’t cover it fully. I am unemployed for the past 8 months that is why my father, who is in the UAE, is sponsoring… Read more »

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