Immigration Application Fees
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With Brexit still up in the air and immigration laws under constant scrutiny, it can be a challenging and often intimidating experience for individuals to try and get their visas to live in the UK. It requires a thorough understanding of the intricate processes and constant developments of UK Immigration laws.
In many cases, applying for your visa can be a simple and stress free process. However, if your case is more complicated, for example, you’re separating from your partner or you’re applying for your family to get a visa and join you in the UK, it can be slightly more complicated. Check out our blog on Immigration Visas for more information.
Types of Immigration Applications & Costs
Fee (plus VAT)
|Initial Consultation Fee||£250|
|Initial Application for leave to remain as
|Extension Application for leave to remain as
|EEA National Application – Permanent Resident||£1,200|
|Derivative right to remain applications||£1,500|
|Registration of child as British citizen||£1,500|
|Registration of child as stateless child||£1,500|
|Pre-Action Letter – Judicial Review||£600|
- application for permission
- following permission (hourly rate)
Hourly rate *
- First tier tribunal grounds
- Permission to upper tribunal and
representation at appeal
£800 - £2,500 (plus Barrister’s fee)
Hourly rate *
*The hourly rate applicable will depend on the experience of the Solicitor under the work in the case
Please note all fees noted above are exclusive of VAT and Home Office Fees.
Where applicable, the above fees will include:
- Meetings to discuss your circumstances and confirming the best application for you and if there are any other options available for you
- Giving you advice on Immigrations Rules and if you meet the criteria for your application
- Review of your documentation
- Preparing and submitting applications on your behalf
- Giving advice on the outcome of the application and any further steps that may be required.
Please note that the fees noted above may change if there are substantial changes to your circumstances and significant additional work is required.
Disbursement are costs relating to your case but that payable to third parties for example court costs, interpreter fees, expert witness. Our fees noted above do not include these and you will be required to pay for these services. Where applicable we will advise of these fees in advance.
It is difficult to know the timescales involved in processing of an application. We will advise you of an estimate once we know the specifics of your individual case. For information on the Governments current processing times, please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/visa-decision-