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Fees For Immigration

About Our Fees

We have attempted to cover the fees associated with the most common services here. If you want to know fees for a service not covered here, please Contact Us.

Immigration Law Services & Fees

We are among the most successful immigration lawyers in London, with an excellent reputation because we offer a very professional service. If your application for further leave to remain has been refused you may be entitled to appeal against the decision. We will argue your case in Court and have done so successfully for many of our clients who have gone on to apply for indefinite leave to remain and citizenship.

CHARGE INFORMATION FOR SERVICES TO ASSIST THE ARRANGEMENT AND SUBMISSION OF IMMIGRATION APPLICATIONS (ASYLUM APPLICATIONS ARE NOT INCLUDED).

THE FEES BELOW INCLUDE:

  • Evaluating documents
  • Correspondence with the clients
  • Providing guidance based on the instructions received
  • Setting up and processing the application to the Home Office

THE FEES BELOW DO NOT INCLUDE:

  • VAT: value-added tax affect cases in which people are currently holding Leave to Remain permit in the UK. This will be a 20% sum that will be added to our fees. The value-added tax will not be applied in case of initial application for Leave.
  • Disbursements: expenses regarding your case that can be paid to third parties, such as fees for the visa and interpreters’. Additional information can be found below.
  • The charges mentioned above exclude fees for work in case of Home Office refusal of your application and subsequently guidance for an appeal.

THE SERVICES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Providing guidance based on your circumstances in detail and verifying which is the most appropriate application for you to make while explaining all the possible options;
  • Providing an index of all the necessary for the application;
  • Offering you guidance in regards to the requirements outlined by the Immigration Rules and assessing if you hold all the necessary
  • In case you don’t have all the necessary requirements, we can provide guidance on how to successfully gain it when possible;
  • Examine all the documents provided by you as supporting evidence.
  • If required, we will assist in obtaining additional evidence (medical records or bank statements). Furthermore, we will assist in obtaining witness statements.
  • We will estimate the necessary time to prepare and submit your application and will do so on your behalf.
  • In case the Home Office requires an interview, it will be our care to prepare you with relevant advice for your appointment.
  • Providing you with the necessary feedback in reference to your application and the following steps you might need to take.

TIME-SCALE FOR IMMIGRATION APPLICATIONS:

The estimated time frame necessary to take care of your case will be dependent on your specific conditions, for example:

  • Languages you speak
  • Absence of relevant documents and the necessary time to provide them
  • Presence of dependents in the application process
  • The volume of evidence that will have to be assessed to support your case

The time that the Home Office will take to process your application is independent of our work, therefore, we are unable to give any guarantee on possible time frames.

Please see their guidance for applications:

Each application is different, requiring different types of services, we will be able to give a more accurate time approximation when we have more details on your particular case. Providing that you are able to provide the requested documentation in order to adequately complete the application, our average time scale to submit an application is 10 working days from collection of approved documents.

Personal Immigration Fees

Services Fees (VAT is applicable at 20%)
Immigration (Excluding Asylum) £750 – £1000 
Applications based on Children £1,200 – £1,500
Applications based on Spouse £1,200 – £1,500
Applications based on Human Rights £1,200 – £1,500
Pre-settled and Settled Status £700 – £1,000
Entry Clearance Applications £1,000 – £1,200
Bail Applications/Deportation Appeals/Cancellation/Deferment £1,200 – £2,500
Removal Directions/Injunctions (Cancellations of removal directions) £900 – £1,200
Indefinite Visa Applications £1,200 – £1,500
Appeals in Courts £1,500 – £2,000
Administrative Reviews £500 – £700
Judicial Reviews £1,500 – £2,000
Leave to remain outside the Immigration Rules £1,200 – £1,500
ILR Applications £1,200 – £1,500
Naturalization for British Citizenship £500 – £700
Extensions of Visa £1,000 – £1,200

Time-Scale

The average time for the Home Office to process an application is between four to six months but may vary depending on nature and complexity of the application. The tribunal appeal process can take in excess of a year.

Business Immigration Fees

Services Fees (VAT is applicable at 20%)
Skilled Worker Visa £1,000 – £1,500 
Innovator visa £5,000 – £1,500
Start up Visa £3,500 – £4,000
Point Based Immigration
Tier 1 Highly Valued Migrant £2,500 – £3,000
Tier 2 Skilled weeks £1,000 – £1,200
Tier 4 Students £600 – £800
Tier 5  £1,000 – £1,200
Sponsor Licence  £2,500 – £3,000
Sponsorship Licence Compliance Training  £2,000 – £2,400

Time-Scale

The average time for the Home Office to process a business immigration application is between two to four months but may vary depending on nature and complexity of the application. The tribunal appeal process can take in excess of a year.

DISBURSEMENTS (EXCLUDED IN THE RATE BELOW THE SUMMARY)

Disbursements are expenses regarding your case that can be paid to third parties, such as visa’s fees and interpreters’. We will take care of payments of any disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process. These rates are not part of the fees quoted below as they differ depending on what type of service is necessary.

The Immigration Health Surcharge is a mandate required for every application (save that, application for Naturalisation and Indefinite Leave to Remain)
Annual fee per person read the current IHS fees £624.00
Home Office fees Read the current Home Office fees
Tribunal fees
Paper appeal £80.00
Oral appeal £140.00
Judicial Review fees
Court fee £154.00
 Application Notice fee (may not applicable) £255.00
Translation fees can differ depending on language and number of words.
Interpreters’ fees: providing an estimate for these services is not easy as it’s related to third party fees that will have to be contacted. Moreover, the pricing range can change based on the amount of time the interpreter’s presence is required, in line with each case’s requirements. Clients are not in any way bound to use the interpreters provided by us, as they can rely on the support of friends or relatives.
Independent expert reports e.g. medical experts. The medical expert’s services are not usually required, however, we will advise you if we feel it is essential to your application. (£1,200 – £3,000)

 

OTHER AREAS OF IMMIGRATION SERVICES AT ADAM BERNARD SOLICITORS:

Please contact us for fee information regarding other Immigration related matters that are not included in the list below:

  • Asylum applications
  • Statelessness applications
  • Applications for Secretary of State immigration bail
  • Reconsideration and legacy requests
  • Immigration services to businesses (e.g. applications for certificates of sponsorship or confirmation of acceptance for studies).
  • Zambrano Application
  • NTL (No Time Limit) Application
  • Update/Transfer your BRP (Biometrics Residence Permit)
  • SET (P) for Refugee or Humanitarian Protection
  • Family Reunification Application
  • Other matters

 

Please see the table below for our hourly fees from our East London Office:

Guideline hourly rates

Fee earner Hourly Rate (ex. VAT is chargeable at 20% )
Solicitors and legal executives with over 8 years’ experience
£282 p/h
Solicitors and legal executives with over 4 years’ experience
£232 p/h
Other solicitors or legal executives and fee earners of equivalent experience           £185 p/h
Trainee solicitors, paralegals and other fee earners
£129 p/h

Please see the table below for our hourly fees from our Central London Office:

Guideline hourly rates

Fee earner Hourly Rate (ex. VAT is chargeable at 20% )
Solicitors and legal executives with over 8 years’ experience
£373 p/h
Solicitors and legal executives with over 4 years’ experience
£289 p/h
Other solicitors or legal executives and fee earners of equivalent experience           £244 p/h
Trainee solicitors, paralegals and other fee earners
£139 p/h

We may quote a fixed fee based on our hourly fee earner hourly rates based on an approximation of the number of hours. Generally, it takes between 4-8 hours of work to complete a general application, however this varies. This means that on average costs are between £500 and £6,000 depending on the application.

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