Increase in UK visa and nationality fees

14 March 2016

UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) have published the yearly increase in UK visa and nationality fees. Applicants should submit the new fee as part of their visa application if they are applyinng on or after 18 March 2016.

Most notable changes are:

  • 25% fee increases in the categories of: Settlment, Residency & Nationality;
  • Increase in same-day service fees from £400 to £500 for applications made in the UK;
  • 33% fee increase for super premium and priority visa services for applications made overseas;

Intrestingly, applciations fees for obtaining a company sponsorship license are held at the current levels with no rises.

We advice all applicants, who require to submit a UK visa application to do so before 18 March 2016 to avoid the additional costs.