There are many types of immigration applications. The costs indicated below are for applications such as spousal visas or applying for a visa to join family in the UK, settling in the UK, permanent residence applications for EU nationals, British citizenship applications and Tier 2 work visa applications. These costs do not apply to human rights/private life applications which are assessed on an individual basis.
Hourly rate: £228 to £270 (including VAT) depending on the seniority of your solicitor.
At this meeting we will give you some initial advice about the type of application which is most appropriate for you and the requirements of that application. There is no obligation on you to take any further advice from us after this meeting.
On average, this type of work takes between three and ten hours to complete. This means that on average costs are between £750 and £2,500. All figures include VAT unless specifically stated.
The exact number of hours it will take depends on the circumstances in your case, such as:
If you are able to provide sufficient evidence at our first meeting and clearly meet the applicable Immigration Rules, the cost is likely to be at the lower end of this range and the timescale will be shorter. If you need to gather together significant amounts of evidence which we will then need to review then the cost is likely to be at the higher end of this range and the timescale will be longer.
The work will involve:
The costs quoted here do not include:
We cannot guarantee how long the Home Office will take to process your application. Read the current processing times.
Please note the anticipated number of hours and fees are an estimate based on the facts above. All applications are likely to vary and, of course, we can give you a more accurate estimate once we have more information about your specific case.
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