Please note that the fixed/agreed fees in the table are all estimates.
All applications are likely to be different and we can only provide you with an estimate once we have all the required information in your case.
We can help with a broad range of work under immigration including but not limited to:
In country applications
Entry clearance applications
Settlement and Long Residence application
Other Applications under the Rules
Other Applications outside the Rules
Appeals – First Tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal and Court of Appeal
The following is information about potential additional costs which are not included in the fees.
Costs Not Included
Please note our professional agreed fees quoted in our table does not include, but is not limited to the following:
Home Office fees, Immigration Health Surcharge or Biometric fees. These needs to be paid directly to the Home Office or the appropriate body.
Other expenses such as but not limited to disbursements for interpreters, translations, expert reports and counsel fees.
In any appeal matter, the appeal fees payable to the tribunal or court.
Where the Home Office arranges interviews and if you require us to attend.
Where the Home Office request current/further evidence after submitting an application.
Disbursements are costs that are related to your matter that needs to be paid to a third party such as interpreter costs, Home Office application fees, counsel fees, expert or medical reports etc. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list and is meant as a guide only. We handle the payments of disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.
Normally range between £25 -£50 per hour for attendance.
£15 -£25 per hour for travel and waiting plus travel costs
Please note that this is an estimated cost as this is set by the third parties and can increase for example, where a rare language is required or large distance that needs to be travelled.
Independent Expert Reports e.g. medical reports and country expert reports:
If these are required, we will advise you as soon as possible.
If there is an interview and you require us to attend with you, in addtion to our attendance fee, there will be disbursements in respect of our mileage/travel expenses.
The agreed fee quotes also do not include the following:
Any Home Office fees for making the application. You will pay this to the Home Office directly as part of the application process
The Immigration Health Surcharge
Where the Home Office refuses an application, any advice and assistance in relation to an appeal is not included.
Counsel costs wherever necessary.
Please note that as these prices are set by a third party, they are subject to change. The disbursements you need to pay will depend on your application and we will discuss these with you in advance. We will let you know at the earliest opportunity of any disbursements you will need to pay.
We normally aim to submit your application within 3-8 weeks of you instructing us in your matter. However, this is an estimate as each case is individual. The time taken will depend on the complexity of the case and the applicant’s immigration history. It will also depend on whether you have provided the documentary evidence we request. We will let you know at the earliest opportunity if there are likely to be any delays in the submission of your application.
There are some factors that could make a case more complicated. This will change the timescale that we will take to prepare the case and the fees. Examples include but are not limited to:
The amount of supporting documents/evidence that we need to consider
The need to use interpreters
The number of dependent applications that are involved
Other issues affecting your case, such as previous refusals or criminal convictions
Where documents provided needs to authenticated by third parties
Unfortunately, once the application is submittedwe are unable to guarantee how long the Home Office will take to process your application. The Home Office anticipated time frames are normally 6 months but this is not always guaranteed. There are priority services offered by the Home Office for certain applications. This will incur an additional fee payable to the Home Office.
Please read the current processing times: https://www.gov.uk/visa-processing-times.
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