Immigration Fees

Immigration fees
Legally reviewed by: Sherena Lawrence

It’s best to call our specialist UK Immigration Team to discuss your case. Alternatively, you can complete the on-page enquiry form below.  This ensures that we can cover all the options available to you, determine how we can help, and inform you of the likely costs involved.

We’ll provide you with a quote, outlining the potential fees for your case.

To give you an idea of our costs* for UK immigration advice, please refer to the following fees list:

One-off advice: £300 + VAT** (+/- £100)

What the fee covers: Taking your instructions, providing advice and follow up advice confirmation.

One-off checking service: (£300 + VAT** (+/- £200)

What the fee covers: Taking your instructions, checking a completed UK immigration application form and supporting documents and providing advice.

Fees for Entry Clearance Application – Applying from abroad to join family in the UK

Spousal/Fiancé/Proposed Civil Partner/Unmarried partner: £1,600 + VAT** (+/- £200)

Spousal/Fiancée/Proposed Civil Partner/Unmarried partner: £1,800 + VAT** (+/- £200)(if relying on self-employment)

Adult Dependant Relatives: £2,000 + VAT** (+/- £200)

What these fees cover: Our fees for making an entry clearance application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines.

We will draft statements, provide a tailor-made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assess each document to ensure maximum chance of success, make the application, book an appointment at the visa centre, and full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations.

Fees quoted do not include Home Office refusal of your application or advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

Entry Clearance Application (applying from abroad): £1,400 + VAT** (+/- £200)

This includes:

  • Tier 4 students
  • T5 temporary workers

Ancestry visas (If you are a Commonwealth citizen, have a grandparent who was born in the UK and are able and planning to work in the UK)

What this fee covers: Our fees for making an entry clearance application from outside the UK will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines

We will draft statements, provide a tailor-made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assess each document to ensure maximum chance of success, make the application, book an appointment at the visa centre, and fully prepare the application pack with detailed legal representations.

Fees quoted do not include Home Office refusal of your application or advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

In-country student visa: £1,000 +VAT** (+/- £200)

What this fee covers: Our fees for making an in-country application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines.

We will draft statements, provide a tailor-made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assess each document to ensure maximum chance of success, make the application, book an appointment at the visa centre, and fully prepare the application pack with detailed legal representations.

Fees specified do not include Home Office refusal of your application or advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

Entry Clearance – Visit visa for tourism or visiting friends/family: £1,000 + VAT** (+/- £250)

What this fee covers: Our fees for making an entry clearance application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines.

We will draft statements, provide a tailor-made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assess each document to ensure maximum chance of success, make the application, book an appointment at the visa centre, and fully prepare the application pack with detailed legal representations.

Fees specified do not include Home Office refusal of your application or advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

In-country further leave to remain applications: £1,000 to £1,200 plus VAT** (+/- £200)

These include, but are not limited to:

  • Spousal
  • Fiancé
  • Proposed Civil Partner
  • Unmarried partner
  • Family life and private life routes

What this fee includes: Our fees for making an in-country application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines.

We will draft statements, provide a tailor-made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assess each document to ensure maximum chance of success, make the application by post or online where applicable, and fully prepare the application pack with detailed legal representations.

Fees specified do not include Home Office refusal of your application or advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

In-country indefinite leave to remain/settlement applications: £1,500 to £1,800 plus VAT** (+/- £200)

These include:

  • Spousal
  • Fiancé
  • Proposed civil partner
  • Unmarried partner
  • Ancestry
  • Family life and private life routes

What this fee includes: Our fees for making an in-country application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines

We will draft statements, provide a tailor-made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assess each document to ensure maximum chance of success, make the application by post or online where applicable, and fully prepare the application pack with detailed legal representations.

Fees specified do not include Home Office refusal of your application or advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

Long residence applications – In-country long residence 10 years (continuous legal residence): £1,500 + VAT** (+/- £400)

In-country long residence 20 year route: £2,000 + VAT** (+/- £400)

What these fees include: Our fees for making an in-country application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines

We will draft statements, provide a tailor-made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assess each document to ensure maximum chance of success, make the application by post or online where applicable, and fully prepare the application pack with detailed legal representations.

Fees specified do not include Home Office refusal of your application or advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

Application from abroad for family members to join EU citizens in the UK: £1,200 + VAT** (+/- £200)

What this fee includes: Our fees for making an entry clearance application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines

We will draft statements, providing a tailor-made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assess each document to ensure maximum chance of success, make the application, book an appointment at the visa centre, and full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations.

Fees specified do not include Home Office refusal of your application or advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

Fees Applying for British Citizenship

Adults: £900 + VAT** (+/- £200)

Children under 18: £800 + VAT** (+/- £200)

What our fees include: Our fees for making an in-country application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines

We will draft statements, provide a tailor-made list of documents specific to your case to support your application, assess each document to ensure the maximum chance of success, make the application by post or online where applicable, and fully prepare the application pack with detailed legal representations.

Fees specified do not include Home Office refusal of your application or advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

Fees for Appeals

Existing client (non asylum): £1,800 + VAT** (+/- £500)

New client (non asylum): £2,000 + VAT** (+/- £500)

Existing client (asylum): £2,000 + VAT** (+/- £500)

New client (asylum): £2,500 + VAT** (+/- £500)

What our fees include: Our fees for lodging and representing an appeal before the First Tier Tribunal will include drafting grounds of appeal, lodging with the Tribunal, consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines

We will draft statements, provide a tailor-made list of documents specific to your case to support the appeal, assess each document to ensure maximum chance of success, prepare court bundles, liaise with the Tribunal, Home Office, a Barrister and any specialists.

If the appeal is unsuccessful, the cost quoted does not include any advice and assistance in relation to any onward appeal.

Applying for family members to join a refugee in the UK: £1,000 + VAT** (+/- £200)

What do our fees include: Our fees for making an entry clearance application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines.

We will draft statements, provide a tailor-made list of documents specific to your case to support your application, assess each document to ensure the maximum chance of success, make the application, book an appointment at the visa centre, and full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations.

Fees specified do not include Home Office refusal of your application or advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

*Please note – the below items are not covered in the above fees and may or may not be required depending on which sort of service is provided:

  • Barrister fees
  • Expert report fees
  • Cost of interpreters if required
  • Translations
  • Attending any Home Office interviews
  • Immigration Health Surcharge
  • Court fees
  • Housing Reports for immigration purposes
  • DNA tests where appropriate
  • Any other cost related to your matter that are payable to third parties
  • Home Office/visa fees and any premium service supplements (further information can be found visiting the UK Government website).

You may also be required to pay:

  • A supplement of £250** + VAT may apply for each additional dependent/multiple applicants

We cannot guarantee how long the Home Office/Visa Centre will take to process your application. Please refer to the current processing times on the Home Office website.

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