We charge a fixed fee which will be agreed with you from the start.

All our fees include the following unless stated otherwise:

  • Attending on client
  • Taking instructions
  • Advising and considering documents
  • Preparing and submitting the application with detailed legal representations
  • Providing follow up advice on timelines and the outcome of the application

The fee does not include:

  • Home Office / Visa fees and any Premium Service supplements
  • Immigration Health Surcharge payments
  • Housing Reports for Immigration purposes
  • Cost for an on-going  appeal
  • Court fees
  • Barrister fees
  • Expert report fees
  • Cost of interpreters if required
  • Translations
  • Attending any Home Office interviews
  • DNA tests where appropriate
  • Any other costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties

A supplement of £250 + VAT may apply for each additional dependant / multiple applicants.

If the case is of particular complexity, we reserve the right to charge an additional supplement, but this will be agreed with you from the onset or as soon as the complexity occurs/becomes known to us.

We cannot guarantee how long the Home Office / Visa Centre will take to process your application. Please refer to the current processing times on the Home Office Website.

The below list is for the most popular types of service. For any other service not listed below, please contact our team for a free no obligation discussion and fee quote.

One off advice consultation - £250 to £300 plus VAT depending on complexity

- During this one off consultation between 1 to 2h, we will take instructions and advise you on the law, process,  requirements and documents for making an application. There is no follow up service to this unless fully instructed.

Entry Clearance  - applying from abroad to join family in the UK - £1,600 to £1,800 plus VAT depending on complexity

- Spousal/Fiancé/Proposed Civil Partner/Unmarried partner/Adult Dependant Relatives/Child

Entry Clearance Application (applying from abroad) - £1200 plus VAT

- Tier 4 student

- Tier 5 temporary workers

- Ancestry visas if you are a Commonwealth citizen, have a grandparent who was born in the UK and are able and planning to work in the UK

Entry Clearance – Visit Visa for tourism or visiting friends/family - £1000 to £1200 plus VAT

Applying from abroad for direct family members (pre-flight spouse and children) to join a refugee in the UK - £800 to £1200 plus VAT depending on complexity

Applying from abroad for all other family members to join a refugee in the UK - £1400 to £1600 plus VAT depending on complexity.

In country applications for Leave to Remain  - £1200 to £1400 plus VAT - depending on complexity

- Spousal/Fiancée/Proposed Civil Partner/Unmarried partner/Family life and Private life routes

In country applications for students – Tier  4 - £1000 plus VAT

In Country Indefinite Leave to Remain/ Settlement Applications - £1200 to £1400 plus VAT - depending on complexity

- Spousal/Unmarried partner/Ancestry/Family life and Private life routes

Long Residence Applications - £1500 to £1800 plus VAT depending on complexity

- In Country Long Residence 10 Years (continuous legal residence)

- In Country Long Residence 20 Year route

Application from abroad for family members to join EU Citizens in the UK - £1400 plus VAT

EU Settlement applications – pre settled and or settled status - £300  to £500 plus VAT depending on complexity

Application in country for Proof of Residence (paper based applications) for EU Citizens and their family members - £1200 to £1400 plus VAT

- EEA Registration Certificate for EU nationals

- EEA Residence Cards  for non EU national family members

- EEA Permanent Residence Card / Settled Status

Applying for British Citizenship for an adult (over 18) - £800 to £1000 plus VAT depending on complexity

Applying for British Citizenship for a child (under 18) - £700 to £900 plus VAT depending on complexity



For help or advice on immigration law matters please contact Andre Minnaar a.minnaar@sydneymitchell.co.uk or Melissa Southall m.southall@sydneymitchell.co.uk

 

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