Immigration Pricing

Here are average fee estimates for some of the most common types of applications.

These fees are calculated by reference to our hourly rates which vary depending on the experience of the Solicitor working on your case. Our rates: £550 for a Partner, £400 for a solicitor and £195 paralegal.

You will always be made aware of who is working on your case and the hourly rates involved so you have control of your costs before any work starts.

Our legal fees

Please note our fees exclude VAT.

Tier 1 pricing

Application Fee estimate
Investor Initial/switch: £15,000 – £20,000
Extension: £10,000 – £15,000
Dependant: £2,500
Entrepreneur Initial/switch: £15,000 – £20,000
Extension: £12,500 – £17,500
Dependant: £2,500
Exceptional Talent Initial/switch: £10,000 – £15,000
Extension: £3,000 – £5,000
Dependant: £2,500

Tier 2 pricing

Application Fee estimate
General Initial/switch (in UK): £2,500 – £3,500
Initial/switch (outside UK): £3,000 – £5,000
Extension: £2,500 – £3,500
Dependant: £1,500 – £2,500
Intra-company Transfer Initial/switch: £2,500 – £3,500
Extension: £2,500 – £3,500
Dependant: £1,500 – £2,500
Sportsperson Initial/switch: £3,000 – £6,000
Extension: £2,500 – £4,000
Dependant: £1,500 – £2,500

Tier 4 pricing

Application Fee estimat
General Initial/switch: £2,500 – £3,500
Extension: £2,500 – £3,500
Dependant: £2,500

Tier 5 pricing

Application Fee estimate
Government Authorised Exchange Initial/switch: £2,500 – £3,500
Extension: £2,500 – £3,500
Dependant: £2,500
EEA Nationals Registration certificate: £5,500 – £7,500
Permanent residence: £7,500 – £10,000
EEA Family Members Residence card: £5,000 – £7,500
Representatives of an Overseas Business (Employer) Initial: £8,000 – £12,000
Extension: £6,000 – £10,000
Dependant: £2,000 – £3,000
Individual applying to become British (Naturalisation) Standard applications: £5,000 – £7,500
Discretionary applications: £7,500 – £10,000
Indefinite Leave to Remain Residence card: £5,000 – £15,000
Visitors Visa £3,500 – £5,000
Spouse and Partner Applications £5,000 – £7,500
Ancestry Visa £3,500 – £5,000
Long Residence £7,500 – £12,500

The precise cost will depend on the circumstances of your case. Where an application is straightforward it is likely that the fees will at the lower end of the range. Where there are complicating factors, the fees may reach or in some cases exceed the upper end of the range

Disbursements (not included in costs set out above)

Disbursements are costs that are payable to third parties, such as visa fees.

The costs above do not include:

  • Any Home Office and official fees for making the application
  • Advice and assistance in relation to any appeal (in the case of a rejected application)
  • Independent expert witness fees where required
  • Interpreter fees
  • Official translation fees

What services are included

The work will involve:

  • Discussing your circumstances in detail and advising you on your application
  • Completing the application documentation
  • Preparing a covering letter containing legal submissions in support of your application and submitting the application on your behalf
  • Coordinating Home Office application appointments if these are necessary
  • Liaising with the Home Office in relation to your application if the need arises
  • Giving you advice regarding the application outcome and next steps if applicable

Factors that could make a case more complicated

The following are examples of issues that may impact the total fee cost:

  • The amount of supporting evidence.
  • Any previous visa refusals.
  • The number of dependants involved.
  • How clearly you meet the eligibility criteria for the relevant application.
  • The urgency of your case.
  • In relationship cases, where you are not married or where there are stepchildren.

How long will my application take?

We normally submit most types of application within 2 weeks of instruction, subject to receiving all the necessary documentation. We are able to submit urgent cases more quickly.

Current Home Offices processing times can be found on the Home Office website.

Please note the anticipated number of hours and fees are estimates based the average cost in previous cases we have dealt with. We can give you a more accurate estimate once we have discussed your case with you