Once the applicant understands this, it would be easier to make a comprehensive list of evidentiary documents, based on his or her personal circumstances, which will enable them to support the answers in the application.
The applicant must therefore not merely depend on the list of supporting documents provided by the UKBA website, but should determine, by themselves, the additional appropriate documents necessary to support the application.
As an example, let's say a Filipina applicant makes reference to a particular dark and violent event in her life by declaring in the application form that her previous relationship with her former lover permanently broke down because of the physical abuse she received from said ex-lover.
In this particular case, the applicant must provide police reports of the violent incidents, sworn statements of witnesses to the domestic violence, and even the medical reports issued by the physician who attended to her during the violent episodes.
Although these documentary evidences are not indicated in the official UKBA list of supporting documents, the ECO will definitely not have a hard time in establishing that the relationship has ended, based on the documents submitted by the applicant.
Thus, the applicant is one step closer in obtaining a favorable result form the ECO...
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