Immigration Application Fees

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Immigration Visas

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

Application Type

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
ILR application £1,500
Naturalisation application £1,500
Registration of child as British citizen £1,500
Registration of child as stateless child £1,500
Visitor’s Visa £950
Pre-Action Letter – Judicial Review £600
Judicial review
- 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.

Time scales

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

For further information or to speak to one of our Immigration solicitors today please contact us on 01622 541 054 or fill in our enquiry form.


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