If the authorities are just looking for confirmation that you have the
money, and possibly that your account have existed for so long, could
you ask the bank for an official letter confirming such? It would cost
money and time though.
On 20/05/2015 23:47, Richard Symonds wrote:
In our case, they only wanted to see the balance, not
names. It will look odd but they're not interested in who you're paying,
only that you have the money to support the person being sent. Blacking
out all of the payee names should be quite simple if you print the
statement out and use a slip of paper to cover the payer column?
On 20 May 2015 23:34, "Tomasz Ganicz" <polimerek(a)gmail.com
If we will blacken all personal data it would look strange, as vast
majority of entries are payments to individuals or by individuals,
not mentioning it is terrible work. We had over 1000 individual
donations, around 200 membership fees payments, over 500 payments
for wikigrants, scholarships, travel reimburesements. To clean it up
it is 2 days work for one employee, and the results will be the
statement on which 90% of entries will be blackened.
2015-05-20 22:27 GMT+02:00 Schneider, Manuel
This is a typical requirement, the applicant should prove she/he
is able to pay for any incidents while in the country. Schengen
countries typically want to see the person has 10.000 EUR in
That's why WMCH issued a guarantee of 10.000 CHF and put that
into the invitation letter.
I would recommend to print the statements, blacken any
individual namea and fax it to the consulate.
Am 20.05.2015 22:14 schrieb Tomasz Ganicz <polimerek(a)gmail.com
We have a problem with one of our scholar, who needs a Mexican
have sent him a letter of support, but Mexican
Consulate in Rome requries from him to provide full 12 month
statesments from our accounts (Wikimedia Polska). We can't do
this as these statements contain a lot of fragile personal data
(names, home addresses and personal accounts numbers of our
scholars, members and donors). I have never heard that any other
country require such things. Does WMF scholars have similar
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