UK Visa Fees

What are the current UK Visa Fees?

Below is a table of the current UK visa fees including naturalisation fees, ILR, sponsorship licence fees and all Points Based System visa application fees.

When calculating the total cost of a UKVI application, ensure you have included all relevant fees, such as the Immigration Health Surcharge, which doubled at the start of 2019.

Take advice on your specific circumstances to ensure you are meeting the fee requirement and avoid delays with your application.

 

 

Home Office Immigration, Visa and Nationality Fees from April 2019

Category

 

Fee

 

Visas / applications made outside the UK

Visit visa < 6 months

 

£95

 

Visit visa < 2 years [note 1]

 

£361

 

Visit visa < 5 years

 

£655

 

Visit visa <10 years

 

£822

 

Visiting academic – more than 6 months but no more than 12 months

 

£186

 

Private medical treatment visa – more than 6 months but not more than 11 months

 

£190

 

Short term student visa (up to 6 months) or

Short term child visa (up to 6 months)

 

£97

Short term student studying English language for more than 6 months but not more than 11 months

 

£186

 

Settlement

 

£1,523

 

Settlement – other dependant relative

 

£3,250

 

Settlement – refugee dependant relative

 

£388

 

Indefinite leave to enter the UK as the dependant of a member of the armed forces under Appendix Armed Forces to the Immigration Rules.

£2,389

 

Certificate of entitlement – (right of abode)

 

£388

 

Other visa

 

£516

 

Transit visa – (direct airside transit)

 

£35

 

Transit visit visa (landside transit)

 

£64

 

Visa for the purpose of joining a ship or aircraft as a member of the crew of that ship or aircraft

 

£64

 

Transfer of Conditions (Vignette transfer)

 

£154

 

Representative of an overseas business

 

£610

 

Call out/ out of hours fee (per hour/part hour)

 

£142

 

Single-entry visa to replace a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)

 

£154

 

Receiving, preparing and forwarding documents

 

£141

Electronic Visa Waiver

 

£30

Innovator route

 

£1021

 

Start-up route

 

 

£363

Points based system – applications made outside the UK

Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) [note 2]

 

£1021

 

Tier 1 (Investor)

 

£1,623

 

Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) – initial application [note 2]

 

£152

 

Approval letter from a competent body in respect of an initial application for Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent)

 

£456

 

Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) – subsequent application [note 2]

 

£608

 

Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) – dependant

 

£608

 

Tier 1 (General) – dependant

 

£1021

 

Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) [note 2]

 

£363

 

Tier 1 (Post-study Work) – dependant

 

£604

 

Tier 2 (General), (Intra-Company Transfer) – Long Term Staff, (Sportsperson) & (Minister of Religion), where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less [note 2]

 

£610

 

Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Short Term Staff – dependant£482

 

Tier 2 (General), (Intra-Company Transfer) – Long Term Staff, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of more than three years [note 2]

 

£1,220

 

Tier 2 (General) shortage occupation where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less [note 2]

 

£464

 

Tier 2 (General) shortage occupation where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of more than three years [note 2]

 

£928

 

Tier 4

 

£348

 

Tier 5 [note 2]

 

£244

 

Optional Premium Services outside the UK

Priority visa service – settlement

 

£573

 

Priority visa service – non-settlement

 

£220

 

Super priority visa service

 

£956

 

User-pay visa application centre

 

£55

 

 

International Contact Centre – Email Service (commences 1 June 2017)

 

£5.48

 

International Contact Centre – Telephone Helpline (per minute)

 

1.37 per minute

 

Optional Premium Services in the UK

Super priority service

 

£800

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provision of Immigration Officer at the border (hourly rate)

 

£53.08 per hour

 

Priority service

 

£477

 

Super premium service

 

£10,500

Application in person (super premium and mobile premium services)

 

£610

 

Premium status checks and advice (Administrative Officer) (per minute) [note 3]

£0.80

Premium status checks, advice or training (Executive Officer) (inside office hours)

(inside office hours) [note 3]

 

£0.88

 

Premium status checks, advice or training (Executive Officer) (outside office hours) [note 3]

 

£1.10

 

Premium status checks, advice or training (Higher Executive Officer) (inside office hours) [note 3]

 

£0.97

 

Premium status checks, advice or training (Higher Executive Officer) (outside office hours) [note 3]

 

£1.23

 

Discretionary services at the border

Registered Traveller Service – yearly subscription

 

£50

 

Registered traveller Service child – yearly subscription

 

£24

 

Registered Traveller Service – registration of documents

 

£20

 

Fast Track – Heathrow terminals 2, 3 and 4

 

£3.90 until 30/06/2019

£5.20 from 01/07/2019

 

 

Fast Track – Other

 

£3

 

Applications made in the UK

Indefinite leave to remain

 

£2,389

 

Leave to remain – Other

 

£1033

 

Leave to enter for persons in the UK who are liable to immigration detention

 

£1033

 

Transfer of Conditions (TOC) or Application for a document confirming identity and immigration or nationality status – limited leave to remain

 

£161

 

TOC or Application for a document confirming identity and immigration or nationality status – indefinite leave to remain

 

£229

 

Biometric residence permit (BRP) / replacement BRP

 

£56

 

Processing an application which is subsequently rejected as invalid

 

£25

 

In country biometric enrolment

 

£19.20

 

Certificate of travel – adult

 

£280

 

Certificate of travel – child

 

£141

 

Convention travel document – adult

 

£75

 

Convention travel document – child

 

£49

 

Naturalisation to include citizenship ceremony fee [note 4]

 

£1,330

 

Naturalisation British overseas territory citizens

 

£1000

 

Nationality registration as a British citizen – adult [note 4]

 

£1,206

 

Nationality registration as a British citizen – child [note 5]

 

£1012

 

The arrangement of a citizenship ceremony (including the administration of a citizenship oath and pledge at the ceremony).

 

£80

 

The administration of a citizenship oath, or oath and pledge where the oath, or oath and pledge, are not administered at a citizenship ceremony or by a justice of the peace.

 

£5

 

Nationality registration – British overseas territory citizen, British overseas citizens, British Subjects, British protected persons – adult

 

£901

 

Nationality registration – British overseas territory citizen, British overseas citizens, British Subjects, British protected persons – child

 

£810

 

Renunciation of nationality

 

£372

 

Certificate of entitlement – (right of abode)

 

£372

 

Nationality review

 

£372

 

Innovator route

Start-up route

 

£1277

£493

 

Status letter

 

£250

 

Non-acquisition letter

 

£250

 

Nationality correction to certificate

 

£250

 

Life in the UK test

 

£50

 

Nationality – supply of a certified copy of a notice, certificate, order or declaration

 

£250

 

Administrative review

 

£80

 

Points based system – applications made in the UK

Tier 1 (General) – dependant

 

£1,878

 

Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) [note 2]

 

£1,277

 

Tier 1 (Investor)

 

£1,623

 

Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) [note 2]

 

£493

 

Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) – initial application [note 2]

 

£152

 

Approval letter from a competent body in respect of an initial application for Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent)

 

£456

 

Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) – extension [note 2]

 

£608

 

Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) – dependant

 

£608

 

Tier 2 (General), (Intra-Company Transfer) – Long Term Staff, (Sportsperson) & (Minister of Religion), where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less [note 2]

 

£704

 

Tier 2 (General), (Intra-Company Transfer) – Long Term Staff, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of more than three years [note 2]

Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) – Graduate Trainee [note 2]

 

£1,408

£482

 

Tier 2 (General) shortage occupation where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less [note 2]

 

£464

 

Tier 2 (General) shortage occupation where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of more than three years [note 2]

 

£928

 

Tier 4

 

£475

 

Tier 5 [note 2]

 

£244

 

Points based system – sponsorship

Premium sponsor scheme – Tiers 2 & 5 (large sponsor)

 

£25,000

 

Premium sponsor scheme – Tiers 2 & 5 (small sponsor)

 

£8,000

 

Premium sponsor scheme – Tiers 2 & 5 (large sponsor) for a period of 3 months

 

£6,250

 

Premium sponsor scheme – Tiers 2 & 5 (small sponsor) for a period of 3 months

 

£2,000

 

Premium sponsor scheme – Tier 4

 

£8,000

 

Premium Change of Circumstances

 

£200

 

Tier 2 large sponsor licence (may also include Tier 4 and/or Tier 5)

 

£1,476

 

Tier 2 small sponsor licence (may also include Tier 4 and/or Tier 5 )

 

£536

 

Tier 4 sponsor licence

 

£536

 

Tier 5 sponsor licence

 

£536

 

Add Tier 2 to an existing Tier 4 &/or Tier 5 licence (large sponsor)

 

£940

 

Basic compliance assessment (previously ‘Tier 4 Sponsor status’)

 

£536

 

Sponsor action plan

 

£1,476

 

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS)

 

£199

 

Tier 5 Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS)

 

£21

 

Tier 4 Confirmation of Acceptance for Study (CAS)

 

£21

 

 

Notes

Note 1: Application fee of £93 where the applicant is a Chinese national applying in mainland China under the Chinese visa scheme

Note 2: a Council of Europe Social Charter (CESC) discount of £55 applies for main applicant.

Note 3: Administrative Officer, Executive Officer and Higher Executive Officer are Civil Service staff grades.

Note 4: Application fee includes £80 citizenship ceremony fee

Note 5: Additional £80 per applicant is required to cover the ceremony fee should the minor turn 18 during the application process. This will be requested at point of decision.

 

Need help with a Home Office application?

Home Office fees are subject to change, so you are advised to check the Home Office website for the latest fees before submitting your application.

If you have a question about a UKVI application, such as sponsor licence applications or on British citizenship fees, contact us. Our team of specialist immigration advisers help individuals and companies on all areas of UK immigration, visas and mobility.

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