Price List

Get in touch with us for a wide range of immigration services, including: all types of visas, citizenship and asylum applications.


An application for entry clearance is an application made overseas for a UK visa. Such applications are processed through a Visa Processing centre with decisions made by UK officials.

Visitor £400 + VAT
Fiancée £750 – £1000 + VAT
Spouse £750 – £1000 + VAT
Family Reunion £600 + VAT
European Spouse or Family £800 + VAT


A file transfer request can be made to previous representatives or a copy of all Home Office documents about an applicant can be obtained by was of a “subject access” application to enable initial advice to be provided. A spouse or partner visa will be for limited leave to remain but is extendable.

File transfer/Subject Access Request £200 + VAT
Spouse/unmarried partner £750 + VAT
Application to extend Leave to Remain
(spouse/unmarried partner/student)
£750 + VAT


There are various way in which it is possible to obtain indefinite leave to remain (settlement) in the UK meaning that there is no time limit on a the applicant’s stay in the UK. In some circumstances, such applications can be quite complex.

Spouse £1000 + VAT
10 year legal long stay £1200 + VAT
Other £1200 + VAT


Limited leave to remain can be granted for many reasons. Once granted an applicant would need to apply for further leave or indefinite leave to remain if appropriate before their existing visa runs out.

20 year long residence £1600 + VAT
Child 7 year (depending on number of applicants) £800 – £900 + VAT
Other £1200 + VAT


Where an applicant is not British by birth, it is possible for apply for British citizenship if the necessary requirements are met. The rules can be quite complex depending on the type of application but citizenship can be granted by way of an application for naturalisation or registration.

Adult naturalisation (depending on complication of travel) £750 + VAT
Child registration (additional child £150 + VAT) £350 + VAT per child
Passport applications £100 each + VAT


Asylum/protection can be applied for where an applicant fears returning to his or her country of nationality. It is a complicated and drawn-out process which sometimes involves the need to appeal in the Tribunal system.

Up to Screening Interview £500 + VAT
Up to decision £1000 + VAT
Refusal and grounds £200 + VAT
Appeal to First Tier Tribunal £1500 + VAT
Permission to First Tier Tribunal £350 + VAT
Permission to Upper Tribunal
(concession applied if existing client)
£350 + VAT
Permission hearing with no directions £500 + VAT
Permission hearing with directions £750 + VAT
Permission to Court of Appeal £500 + VAT
Hearing at Court of Appeal £1500 + VAT


In cases where the Home Office does refuses an application without a right of appeal, it may be possible to make an application for judicial review. Such an application needs to be made promptly and in any event within 3 months and will be considered by either the Upper Tribunal of the Administrative Court.

Paper application (1st stage) £1500 + VAT
Oral renewal £750 + VAT
Hearing £750 + VAT
Substantial trial stage
(excluding solicitor’s court attendance)
£1500 + VAT


£1000 + VAT

In situations where the Home Office proposes to remove a person from the UK and there are strong reasons why that should not happen, it may be possible to ask the Upper Tribunal or Administrative Court to “stay” (stop) the removal. If an application for judicial review had not already been made, such an application would need to be submitted immediately after the grant of the injunction.


£1500 + VAT

People who are detained under immigration powers may make application for bail to the Secretary of State (the Home Office) or in the Tribunal system. If made to the Home Office, a bail application will be written in nature only but if made to the Tribunal a hearing will be arranged.


£150 + VAT

This is a one-off service whereby, where a person needs a formally sworn statement of some fact or facts, that can be drafted with the signature witnessed (by a solicitor from another firm). This can be useful in situations where, for example, a document needed for an application or legal procedure, whether related to immigration or not, arranged.


£150 + VAT

Some clients prefer to prepare their applications and supporting documents themselves. The document checking service is when a solicitor is used to check through the application form and documents to ensure that they are in order.


Fees vary depending on the type of application and the stage of any court matter.

  • Home Office and UKCAS fees:
    Please also note that the Immigration Health Surcharge is payable for most types of immigration application whether made in the UK or overseas:
  • First Tier Tribunal fees:
  • Higher court fees:
  • Barrister (Counsel) fees: These will be dependent on the seniority/year of Call of Counsel instructed as well as the amount of time involved, the complexity of the matter and the number of hearings that need to be attended. The fee/s will be agreed and payable prior to Counsel being instructed. Counsel fees vary for different stage/types of work. VAT will be payable where applicable.


  • Interpreter fees: Where required we can suggest various translation agencies to approach; independent interpreters will only be instructed from recognised agencies. Fees will include the interpreter’s travel and waiting time and time spent in the meeting. Fees will be quoted for the estimated time required on hourly basis and can vary if the attendance is longer than anticipated. All fees will be agreed and payable prior to the interpreter being confirmed. VAT will be payable where applicable.


  • Document translation: Documents other than in English provided to the Home Office, Tribunals and courts must be accompanied by a certified translation. We will seek 3 quotes and, upon confirmation, fees must be placed on account prior to us confirming the instruction. VAT will be payable where applicable.


  • Experts: On occasion it may be necessary to instruct experts such as for a country report, family circumstances report, psychological/psychiatric/GP report, etc. Advice will be provided as to the most suitable expert/s to approach for a quotation. All fees will be agreed and payable prior to the expert being instructed. VAT will be payable where applicable.
  • Other: The professional fees quoted will not cover excess postage costs and courier charges, nor our travel and waiting time and travel costs where it is necessary to work on your matter out of our offices, such as at court. Again, these will be explained and agreed before the work is undertaken.

Disbursements will, in general, be settled by ourselves on your behalf.

Please note that court and Home Office fees are usually increased on an annual basis.

VAT, currently charged at 20%, does not apply in all cases; it generally applies to clients who have or have had leave to remain in the UK.

If in immigration application is not listed above, then please contact us and we will discuss your requirements and advise on fees.

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