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Immigration (excluding asylum)

 

 

Cost of service

Our immigration team offer a wealth of expertise in resolving your immigration matters. This area of law is complex and changes frequently and as such our service is tailored to your own unique set of circumstances. Our fees can range widely depending on the type of application you need to make and the complexity of your case. Please see the table below which details the types of support we offer and our fee range for each matter.

A fee estimate will be provided to you once we have undertaken an initial consultation to understand the scope of work involved.

Application Fees (excl VAT)
 

Initial Consultation Fees

Graeme Kirk £350 per hour
Sohan Sidhu £250 per hour (for initial meetings)
Meenal Goyal £230 per hour
Naomi Ogo £250 per hour
British Citizenship application Between £950.00 – £1,500.00
Spouse/Partner application Between £1,750.00 – £3,000.00
Tier 2 leave to remain Between £1,250.00 to £2,000.00
Tier 1 (Entrepreneur)

Extension and ILR Applications

Between £5,000.00 to £7,500.00
Tier 1 (Investor)

Initial applications, Extension applications, ILR Applications

Between £5,000.00 to £10,000.00
Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) Between £3,500.00 to £6,000.00
Immigration Appeal Between £3,000.00 to £6,000.00
EU residency documentation Between £950.00 to £2,000.00
Indefinite Leave to Remain Applications Between £1,450.00 to £2,500.00
Sponsorship of family member from abroad Between £1,750.00 to £4,000.00
Tier 4 (Students) Between £1,750.00 to £4,000.00
Turkish ECAA Cases Between £2,000.00 to £4,000.00
Sponsor Licence Applications Between £1,750.00 to £5,000.00
Sole representative Application Between £5,000.00 to £7,500.00
Visit Visa Applications Between £950.00 to £2,000.00
UK Ancestry Applications Between £2,000.00 to £3,500.00

*  ILR = Indefinite Leave to Remain

What is included in the price?

  • Face-to-face meetings during the course of the matter
  • The collation of documents to support the application
  • The preparation of the application to the Home Office
  • All correspondence (letter, email, telephone, Skype)
  • Assistance with responding to queries raised by the Home Office once submitted

What factors could increase the price?

  • An increase in complications with the application in light of new information provided by the client
  • A change of instruction or change in circumstances
  • Difficulty in receiving prompt responses for requests of documentation from clients / delay in receiving instructions
  • Liaising with third parties on a client’s behalf

What’s not included in the price?

  • Home Office Application Fee, Immigration Health Surcharge, Home Office Appeal fees, Service Point Appointment Fee, Biometric Enrolment Fee, Super Priority Fee, Entry Clearance (Visa) Application Fees. The most up to date information can be found here
  • Courier fees, postal delivery charges, translation fees, photocopying
  • The cost for representation at Home Office Appointments
  • Specialist report fees (e.g. psychiatry, medical, child welfare etc)
  • The cost to retrieve title deeds to property
  • The cost of instructing an Immigration Barrister (the cost of the Barrister will be dependent upon the seniority of the Barrister instructed. There may also be VAT applicable on the Barristers fees)
  • Fees for Interpreters
  • Value Added Tax (VAT) where applicable

Typical timescales

In our experience, cases can take anywhere between 4 days and 18 months to be processed depending on the complexity of cases and the timescales set by the Home Office. As a result of this, we will endeavour to provide you with a timescale for completing your application during the initial consultation stage.

Business Immigration

The fee range outlined above covers the basis of our charges for immigration services to individuals. If you would like support for business immigration matters, please contact us directly for a quotation on 01284 763333 or via the contact form here.

Complaints procedure

We aim to offer all of our clients an efficient and effective service but if you are unhappy then we want to know. If you cannot resolve a problem directly with the person who is handling your matter, then details of our complaints procedure can be found here.

Should this not resolve the concerns you have, you are of course within your right to contact the Legal Ombudsman.

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