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Home Office fees for 2020

Home Office fees has published new proposed fees for 2020. A new, updated table is available below

 

Enabling Provision (Fees Order)

Method of Calculation

In-Country / Overseas

Fee Category

 Current Fee

 2020/21 Proposed Fee

% Increase

Entry clearance as a Visitor for a period of six months or less.

Fixed Amount

Overseas

Visit visa – short up to 6 months

£95

£95

0.0%

Entry clearance as a visitor for a period more than six months up to and including twelve months.

Fixed Amount

Overseas

Academic Visitor – more than 6 months but less than 12

£190

£190

0%

Visitor (private medical treatment)

£190

£190

0%

Entry clearance as a visitor for a period of more than twelve months.

Annual rate

Overseas

Visit visa – long up to 2 years

£361

£361

0.0%

Overseas

Visit visa – long up to 5 years

£655

£655

0.0%

Overseas

Visit visa – long up to 10 years

£822

£822

0.0%

Leave to remain in the United Kingdom as a visitor

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Visitor Extension

£993

£993

0%

Entry clearance or limited leave as a sponsored worker, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Tier 2 General, Tier 2 ICT Long-Term Staff, up to 3 years – Tier 2 Sport and Tier 2 MOR – main applicant and all dependants

£704

£704

0%

Overseas

Tier 2 General, Tier 2 ICT Long-Term Staff, up to 3 years – Tier 2 Sport and Tier 2 MOR – main applicant and all dependants

£610

£610

0%

In-Country

Tier 2 General,Tier 2  ICT Long-Term Staff, over 3 years main applicant and all dependants

£1,408

£1,408

0%

Overseas

Tier 2 General,Tier 2  ICT Long-Term Staff, over 3 years main applicant and all dependants

£1,220

£1,220

0%

In-Country

Tier 2 – Shortage Occupations: Up to 3 years leave to remain – main applicant & all dependants

£464

£464

0%

Overseas

Tier 2 – Shortage Occupations: Up to 3 years EC – main applicant² and all dependants

£464

£464

0%

In-Country

Tier 2 – Shortage Occupations: Over 3 years leave to remain – main applicant & all dependants

£928

£928

0%

Overseas

Tier 2 – Shortage Occupations: over 3 years EC – main applicant² and all dependants

£928

£928

0%

In-Country

Tier 2 ICT Graduate Trainee and dependants

£482

£482

0%

Overseas

Tier 2 ICT Graduate Trainee and dependants

£482

£482

0%

Entry clearance or limited leave as an unsponsored worker

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Tier 1 – (Entrepreneur) standard – main applicant & all dependants

£1,277

£1,277

0%

Overseas

Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) – main applicant and all dependants

£1,021

£1,021

0%

In-Country

Tier 1 Exceptional Talent – dependants only

£608

£608

0%

Overseas

Tier 1 Exceptional Talent – dependants only

£608

£608

0%

In-Country

Tier 1 Investor Standard – main applicant & all dependants

£1,623

£1,623

0%

Overseas

Tier 1 Investor Standard – main applicant & all dependants

£1,623

£1,623

0%

In-Country

Tier 1 – Graduate Entrepreneur standard – main applicant and all dependants

£493

£493

0%

Overseas

Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur – main applicant² and all dependants

£363

£363

0%

Overseas

Tier 1 Post Study Work (dependants only)

£604

£604

0%

In-Country

Tier 1 – (General) (dependants only)

£1,878

£1,878

0%

Overseas

Tier 1 – (General) (dependants only)

£1,021

£1,021

0%

Entry clearance or limited leave as a student

Fixed Amount

Overseas

Short Term Student – up to 6 months

£97

£97

0%

Overseas

Short-term student (between 6 & 11 months)

£186

£186

0%

In-Country

Tier 4 – main applicant and all dependants

£475

£475

0%

Overseas

Tier 4 – main applicant and all dependants

£348

£348

0%

Entry clearance or limited leave to remain for any purpose (excluding visits) not referred to in the preceding provisions of this table

Fixed Amount

Overseas

Route to Settlement

£1,523

£1,523

0%

Entry clearance or limited leave for any purpose (excluding visits) not referred to in the preceeding provisions of this table

Fixed Amount

Overseas

Refugee dependant relative

£388

£388

0%

Overseas

Other visa

£516

£516

0%

Overseas

Representative of overseas business

£610

£610

0%

Overseas

Single entry visa to replace Biometric Residence Permit overseas

£154

£154

0%

In-Country

Tier 5 Temporary Worker & Youth Mobility Scheme — main applicant and all dependants

£244

£244

0%

Overseas

Tier 5 Temporary Work & Youth Mobility – main applicant² and all dependants

£244

£244

0%

In-Country

Innovator

£1,277

£1,277

0%

In-Country

Start-UP

£493

£493

0%

In-Country

Global Talent – main applicant – where Approval Letter is not required

£608

£608

0%

In-Country

Global Talent – main applicant – where Approval Letter is required

£152

£152

0%

In-Country

Global Talent – dependants only

£608

£608

0%

Overseas

Innovator

£1,021

£1,021

0%

Overseas

Start-UP

£363

£363

0%

Overseas

Global Talent – main applicant – where Approval Letter is not required

£608

£608

0%

Overseas

Global Talent – main applicant – where Approval Letter is required

£152

£152

0%

Overseas

Global Talent – dependants only

£608

£608

0%

In-Country

LTR Other Standard – main applicant & all dependants

£1,033

£1,033

0%

In-Country

Retired persons of independent means (LTR) – main applicant and all dependants

£1,949

£1,949

0%

Indefinite leave

Fixed Amount

Overseas

Settlement – other dependant relative

£3,250

£3,250

0%

In-Country

ILR Standard – main applicant & all dependants

£2,389

£2,389

0%

In-Country

Application for leave to remain where the application is made under Appendix EU – Adult

£0

£0

0%

In-Country

Application for leave to remain where the application is made under Appendix EU – Child

£0

£0

0%

Copy, or replacement, or amended version of any of the documents specified above.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Biometric Residence Card (issued under the EU Settlement Scheme)

£56

£56

0%

Copy, or replacement, or amended version of any of the documents specified above.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Biometric Residence Permit

£56

£56

0%

Transfer of conditions

Fixed Amount

Overseas

Transfer of conditions application made overseas

£154

£154

0%

In-Country

Transfer of conditions – indefinite leave to remain

£229

£229

0%

In-Country

Transfer of Conditions (limited leave to remain)

£161

£161

0%

Approval Letter

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Global Talent – approval letter (leave to remain)

£456

£456

0%

Overseas

Global Talent – approval letter (entry clearance)

£456

£456

0%

Electronic Visa Waiver

Fixed Amount

Overseas

Electronic Visa Waiver

£30

£30

0%

Transit visa

Fixed Amount

Overseas

Transit visa (Direct Airside)

£35

£35

0%

Overseas

Visitor in transit visa (Landside) or to join a ship or aircraft.

£64

£64

0%

Travel document

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Travel Documents Adult (CoT)

£280

£280

0%

In-Country

Travel Documents Adult (CTD)

£75

£75

0%

In-Country

Travel Documents Child (CoT)

£141

£141

0%

In-Country

Travel Documents Child (CTD)

£49

£49

0%

European Residence Documentation

Fixed Amount

In-Country

European Economic Area – QP, FM & EFM

£65

£65

0%

In-Country

European Economic Area – QP, FM & EFM

£65

£65

0%

In-Country

European Economic Area – QP, FM & EFM

£65

£65

0%

In-Country

European Economic Area – QP, FM & EFM

£65

£65

0%

In-Country

European Residence Document – (DRC)

£65

£65

0%

Any other letter or document (not including a passport) confirming a person’s identity and immigration or nationality status, or setting out any conditions attendant on such status, or confirming that the person is not a British citizen.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Status Letter (Nationality)

£250

£250

0%

In-Country

Non-Acquisition Letter (Nationality)

£250

£250

0%

In-Country

Transfer of conditions – indefinite leave to remain

£229

£229

0%

In-Country

Transfer of Conditions (limited leave to remain)

£161

£161

0%

Administration of any test a person is required to take for the purposes of an application or claim in connection with immigration or nationality

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Life in the UK test

£50

£50

0%

Taking a record of a person’s biometric information

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Biometric enrolment – in-country

£19.20

£19.20

0%

The review of a decision in connection with immigration or nationality

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Nationality review

£372

£372

0%

In-Country

Administrative Review Fee

£80

£80

0%

Processing an application or claim which is subsequently rejected as invalid

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Processing of an application or claim which is subsequently rejected as invalid.

£25

£25

0%

In-Country

Application for leave to remain where the application is made under Appendix EU – Adult

£0

£0

0%

In-Country

Application for leave to remain where the application is made under Appendix EU – Child

£0.00

£0

0%

A sponsor license, or renewal or maintenance of such licence

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Tier 2 Large Sponsor Licence

£1,476

£1,476

0%

In-Country

Tier 2  and Tier 4 Sponsor licence

£1,476

£1,476

0%

In-Country

Tier 2 and Tier 5 Sponsor licence

£1,476

£1,476

0%

In-Country

Tier 2, Tier 4 and Tier 5 Sponsor licence

£1,476

£1,476

0%

In-Country

Tier 2 Small Sponsor Licence

£536

£536

0%

In-Country

Tier 4 Sponsor Licence

£536

£536

0%

In-Country

Tier 5 Sponsor Licence

£536

£536

0%

In-Country

Tier 2, Tier 4 and/or Tier 5 licence (where sponsor currently holds Tier 4 or Tier 5 Licence)

£940

£940

0%

Allocation of a certificate of sponsorship

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Tier 2 Certificate Of Sponsorship (COS)

£199

£199

0%

In-Country

Tier 5 Certificate Of Sponsorship (COS)

£21

£21

0%

Allocation of a confirmation of acceptance for studies

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Tier 4 Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS)

£21

£21

0%

The process of determining, or a plan to determine, a sponsor’s status or their suitability to be included on or remain on the register of licensed sponsors maintained by the Secretary of State

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Basic Compliance Assessment

£536

£536

0%

In-Country

Sponsor Action Plan

£1,476

£1,476

0%

Optional premium customer services for sponsors

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Premium Sponsor Scheme Tier 2 & 5 – large sponsors

£25,000

£25,000

0%

In-Country

Premium Sponsor Scheme Tier 2 & 5 – small sponsors

£8,000

£8,000

0%

In-Country

Premium Scheme Tier 4 sponsors

£8,000

£8,000

0%

In-Country

Premium Sponsor Scheme Tier 2 and 5 – large sponsor (3 month trial) (no longer available)

£6,250

£6,250

0%

In-Country

Premium Sponsor Scheme Tier 2 and 5 – small sponsors (3 month trial) (no longer available)

£2,000

£2,000

0%

In-Country

The expedited processing of a sponsorship management request made by a Tier 2 or Tier 5 sponsor

£200

£200

0%

The exercise of a consular function in connection with immigration and nationality

Hourly Rate

Overseas

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

£142

£142

0%

Receiving, preparing or forwarding documents where such an activity is conducted at consular premises

Fixed Amount

Overseas

Receiving, preparing and forwarding documents on behalf of Commonwealth Countries/ Overseas Territories

£141

£141

0%

Arrangements for expediting the processing (or any element of the processing) of an application or claim in connection with immigration or nationality

Fixed Amount

Overseas

Priority Visa service – Settlement

£573

£573

0%

Overseas

Priority Visa Service – Non-Settlement

£220

£220

0.0%

Overseas

Super Priority Visa service

£956

£956

0%

In-Country

Super Priority service

£800

£800

0.0%

In-Country

Priority service

£500

£500

0.0%

The acceptance or processing of a claim or application, or the provision of a service or process in connection with immigration or nationality at a place other than an office of the Home Office, where this is done in the United Kingdom.

Hourly Rate

In-Country

On-Demand service (Mobile Biometric Enrollment) (per hour per representative of the contractor providing the service)

£650

£650

0%

The acceptance or processing of a claim or application, or the provision of a service or process in connection with immigration or nationality at a place other than consular premises, where this is done outside the United Kingdom.

Fixed Amount

Overseas

User Pays Visa Application Centre service

£55

£55

0%

Arrangements for expediting the entry of a passenger into, or transiting through, the United Kingdom under the registered traveller service.

Annual Rate

In-Country

Registered Traveller (Adult)  – Yearly Subscription (per year)

£50

£50

0%

In-Country

Registered Traveller (Child)  – Yearly Subscription (per year)

£24

£24

0%

Registration of an identity document, including a passport or other such identity document, in relation to an arrangement for expediting the entry of a passenger into, or the transiting of a passenger through, the United Kingdom.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Registered Traveller – Registration of New Documents

£20

£20

0%

Arrangements for expediting the entry of a passenger into, or the
transiting of a passenger through, the United Kingdom where not specified elsewhere in this table.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Fast track – Heathrow Terminals 2,3 and 4

£5.20

£5.20

33%

In-Country

Fast track – Other ports of entry

£3.00

£3.00

0%

Arrangements for the provision of immigration officers or facilities at a control port in addition to those (if any) required to provide a basic service

Hourly rate per officer or per facility

In-Country

The provision of an immigration officer to deliver any premium service, to a Government Department, relating to entry into or transit through the United Kingdom.

£57.33

£57.33

0%

The provision of an immigration officer to deliver any premium service, relating to entry into or transit through the United Kingdom.

£77.40

£77.40

0%

The provision of advice, assistance or training in relation to functions in connection with immigration or nationality.

Rate per minute

Overseas

International contact centre service – Helpline (per minute)

£1.37

£1.37

0%

Overseas

International contact centre service – e-mail service (per query)

£5.48

£5.48

0%

In-Country

Premium status checks, advice and training – Administrative Officer. Inside Office Hours  (per minute, per officer)

£0.80

£0.80

0%

In-Country

Premium status checks, advice and training – Executive Officer. Inside office Hours  (per minute, per officer)

£0.88

£0.88

0%

In-Country

Premium status checks, advice and training – Executive Officer. Outside office Hours  (per minute, per officer)

£1.10

£1.10

0%

In-Country

Premium status checks, advice and training – Higher Executive Officer.  Inside office hours (per minute, per officer)

£0.97

£0.97

0%

In-Country

Premium status checks, advice and training – Higher Executive Officer.  Outside office hours (per minute, per officer)

£1.23

£1.23

0%

Naturalisation as a British citizen or a British overseas territories citizen.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Naturalisation (British Citizenship)

£1,250

£1,250

0%

In-Country

Naturalisation as a British Overseas Territories Citizen single application

£1,000

£1,000

0%

Registration as a British citizen, a British subject, a British protected person, a British overseas citizen or a British overseas territories citizen.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Nationality (British Citizenship) Registration adult

£1,126

£1,126

0%

In-Country

Nationality (British Citizenship) Registration child

£1,012

£1,012

0.0%

In-Country

Nationality (British Overseas Territories Citizen / British Overseas Citizen / British Subject / British Protected Person) Registration adult

£901

£901

0%

In-Country

Nationality (British Overseas Territories Citizen / British Overseas Citizen / British Subject / British Protected Person) Registration child

£810

£810

0%

Registration of a declaration of renunciation of British citizenship, British overseas citizenship, British overseas territories citizenship or of the status of British subject, British National (Overseas) or British protected person.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Renunciation of Nationality

£372

£372

0%

Amendment of a certificate of registration or naturalisation as a British citizen.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Nationality Correction to Certificate

£250

£250

0%

Arrangement of a citizenship ceremony.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Arrangement of a citizenship ceremony

£80

£80

0%

Administration of a citizenship oath, or oath and pledge, where not administered at a citizenship ceremony.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Administration of a citizenship oath, or oath and pledge, where not administered at a citizenship ceremony.

£5

£5

0%

Issuing of a document confirming that a person has the right of abode in the United Kingdom.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Certificate of Entitlement Nationality Right of Abode (In the UK)

£372

£372

0%

Overseas

Certificate of Entitlement Nationality Right of Abode (outside the UK)

£388

£388

0%

Supply of a certified copy of a notice, certificate, order, declaration or entry given, granted or made under the 1981 Act, any of the former nationality Acts, or the 1997 Act.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Provision for certified copies of nationality documents

£250

£250

0%

Supply of a copy, or replacement, or amended version of any of the documents specified above.

Fixed Amount

In-Country

Nationality reissued Certificate

£250

£250

0%

 

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