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Home Office update: New visa fees from April 2018

23 March 2018 #Immigration #Inward Investment #Employment


New fees for immigration and nationality are to come into effect on 6 April 2018. The changes include increases to Tier 2 work visa fees, indefinite leave to remain and naturalisation applications. We’ve highlighted some of the increases below but a full list can be found here

VISIT VISAS

  • Short visit visa (up to 6 months): £93 (previously £89)
  • Long term visitor (up to 2 years): £350 (previously £337)
  • Long Term visitor (up to 5 years): £636 (previously £612)
  • Long Term visitor (up to 10 years): £798 (previously £767) 

TIER 2 VISAS

  • Overseas
    • Tier 2 General, Tier 2 ICT Long Term Staff up to 3 years: £610 (previously £587)
    • Tier 2 General, Tier 2 ICT Long Term Staff over 3 years: £1,220 (previously £1,174)
  • In country
    • Tier 2 General, Tier 2 ICT Long Term Staff up to 3 years: £704 (previously £677)
    • Tier 2 General, Tier 2 ICT Long Term Staff over 3 years: £1,408 (previously £1,354) 

TIER 2 SPONSORS 

No changes to sponsor licence or renewal fees (will remain at £536 for small and charitable sponsors and £1476 for medium and large sponsors). No change to Tier 2 and 5 Priority Change of Circumstances (will remain at £200 per request). No changes to CoS assignment fees (will remain at ££199 for Tier 2 CoS).

TIER 1 VISAS 

  • Tier 1 Entrepreneur overseas: £1,021 (previously £982)
  • Tier 1 Entrepreneur in country: £1,277 (previously £1,228)
  • Tier 1 Investor overseas and in country: £1,623 (previously £1,561)
  • Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur overseas: £363 (previously £349)
  • Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur in country: £493 (previously £474)

OTHER WORK VISAS 

  • Representative of overseas business (overseas application): £610 (previously £587)
  • Representative of overseas business (in country application): £704 (previously 677)
  • Tier 5 Temporary Worker & Youth Mobility Scheme: £244 (previously £235)

 SETTLEMENT & BRITISH NATIONALITY 

  • Indefinite Leave to Remain: £2,389 (previously £2,297)
  • Naturalisation as a British citizen: £1,250 (previously £1,202) 

 

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