This guidance aims at providing an overview of the UK visa from Lebanon in 2020 for Lebanese nationals. Accordingly, the post provides the details of UK visa fees from Lebanon, application cost in Lebanese Pound (L£) and US$. Moreover, also explains how to apply for a UK visitor visa from Lebanon and provides a supporting documents checklist. Additionally, the post also tries to answer faqs relating to the UK visa requirements, processing time, priority service and refusal rates from Lebanon.

UK visa and immigration from Lebanon: FAQs

How many Lebanese get the UK visitor visa in 2018?

In fact, 16,315 Lebanese nationals get the UK visitor visa during 2018.

What is the UK visit visa fees 2019/20 in Lebanese Pounds?

The UK 6-month visa fee from Lebanon is L£181,500 ($121). And the charges for 2, 5 and 10-year UK visit visa applications in Lebanese Pounds are L£688,500 ($459), L£1,248,000 ($832) and L£1,567,500 ($1,045), respectively. Moreover, the UK priority visit visa application fees in Lebanese Pounds for 6-month, 2, 5 and 10-year applications are L£601,500, L£1,108,500, L£1,668,000 and L£1,987,500, respectively, for processing a visitor visa applications within 5-working days instead of 3-12 weeks.

How many Lebanese get a UK spouse visa?

Indeed, 105 Lebanese nationals get a UK spouse/partner visa in 2018.

What is the UK spouse visa fees 2019/20 in Lebanese Pounds?

In fact, the UK spouse visa application fees from Lebanon is L£2,902,500 ($1,935). And the charges for UK spouse priority visa are L£3,994,500 for processing an application within 30 working days instead of 12-24 weeks.

How many Lebanese get a UK student visa?

Quite clearly, 761 Lebanese citizens get a UK Tier 4 student visa in 2018. And 285 Lebanese get a short-term study visa, including the English Language.

What is the UK student visa fees?

The UK Tier 4 student visa fees in Lebanese Pounds is L£663,000 ($442). And the charges for a short term student visa for up to six months are L£184,500 ($123). Moreover, the cost of short term study visa for studying the English Language up to 11 months is L£354,000 ($236).

How many Lebanese nationals apply for UK visa every year?

Perhaps, approximately more than 20K applicants every year apply for a UK visa from Lebanon.

Evidently, during 2016-18 the number of decisions made on the applications from Lebanon hovers in the range of 20K. Perhaps, the number of decisions during 2016-18 is showing a slightly increasing trend.

Apparently, during 2016-18 the number of grants to Lebanese nationals hovers in the range of 17-18K. Quite clearly, in 2018 the number of grants slightly decreased to 18,065 from 18,536 in 2017. However, the number of grants to Lebanese citizens in 2018 still remained higher than that during 2016.

Year201620172018
Applications by Lebanese Nationals20,29920,78020,818
Decisions20,13320,68320,876
Grants17,31918,53618,065
No. of applications refused2,7222,0562,721
No of applications withdrawn929187
LapsedNil
UK visa success rate from Lebanon86.02%89.62%86.53%
UK Visa Refusal Rate from Lebanon13.52%9.94%13.03%

What is the UK visa success rate from Lebanon?

Quite clearly, the UK visa success rate from Lebanon increased to 89.62%. However, in 2018 it came down to 86.53%. In fact, the UK visa success rate from Lebanon in 2018 is slightly higher than that during 2016 (86.02%).

What is the UK visa refusal rate for Lebanese nationals?

Accordingly, during the 2016-18 period, the UK visa refusal rate from Lebanon remained within a band of 9-13%, which is reasonably low! Therefore, if you are a Lebanese national, then the chances of getting a UK visa are pretty high indeed!

As a matter of fact, usually, more than 80% of applicants apply for the UK visit visa from Lebanon. For instance, in 2018 the share of visitor visas was 90.31% in the total visas issued to Lebanese citizens.

How many Lebanese citizens get the UK visa in 2018?

In fact, a total of 18,065 Lebanese nations get a UK visa during 2018 in the following broad categories:

  1. Visitor Visa: 16,315
  2. Transit: 103
  3. Short-Term Study: 285
  4. Family Settlement: 118
  5. Dependant joining or accompanying: 7
  6. Other Settlement (indefinite leave): 1
  7. EEA Family Permit: 46
  8. PBS Tier 1: 32
  9. PBS Tier 2: 126
  10. Tier 4 Student: 761
  11. PBS Tier 5: 41
  12. Non-PBS Domestic Worker: 128
  13. Non-PBS Other permit-free employment (Main apps) – 7
  14. Other temporary visas – 91
  15. Certificate of entitlement to right of abode (Main apps): 4

How many Lebanese apply for UK visa during 2019 Q1?

In fact, during 2019 Q2, a total of 4,773 applications made by Lebanese citizens. Evidently, 4,533 decisions made on the entry clearance applications from Lebanon. And 4,040 visas granted during the 2019 Q1 and as many as 478 applications from Lebanese nationals refused. Moreover, 12 applications withdrawn and 0 applications lapsed during the quarter. Therefore, during the second quarter of 2019, the UK visa success and refusal rate for Lebanese nationals is 89.18% and 10.55%, respectively.

What is the UK visa application fees for Lebanese citizens?

The UK visa fees for Lebanese citizens is different for different types of applications.

Moreover, please note the UK Home Office usually revises application charges once every year. Therefore, the charges in GBP remain the same during the year. However, due to exchange rate fluctuations the UK Visa Application Fees in Lebanese Pounds may vary during the year. The exchanges rate used for computing application charges is L£1,500/- to a US$.

In which currency applicants need to pay the fees in Lebanon?

All applicants need to pay the applications fees in US$ from Lebanon. Moreover, in nearly all the instances an applicant needs to pay the fees online.

What is the UK 6 month priority visitor visa fee from Lebanon?

The application cost from Lebanon for 6 months with priority service is L£601,500 i.e. application cost L£181,500 plus the priority service L£420,000. Please note: the charges are non-refundable!

How much is the UK 2-year priority visa cost from Lebanon?

Quite clearly, the UK visa fee Lebanon for 2 years with priority service is L£1,108,500 i.e. application cost L£688,500 plus the priority service L£420,000.

What is UK 5-year priority visa fees for Lebanese nationals?

In fact, the price of 5 years with priority service is L£1,668,000 i.e. application cost L£1,248,000 plus the priority service L£420,000.

How much are the UK 10-year priority visa fees from Lebanon?

Finally, the UK visa fee Lebanon 2019 for 10 years with priority service is L£1,987,500i.e. application cost L£1,567,500 plus the priority service L£420,000.

What is the UK tourist visa fee from Lebanon 2019?

Certainly, a fresh applicant needs to apply for the 6 months multi-entry visitor visa for tourism or family visit. Apparently, the UK tourist visa fees in Lebanese Pound is L£181,500($121). Moreover, at times applicants also refer the UK 6 months visitor visa as England or London visit visa from Lebanon. Perhaps, a repeat visitor can also apply for a long-term visitor for tourism and family purpose. Furthermore, the UK tourist visa fees from Lebanon for 2, 5 and 10 years visa application is L£688,500 ($459), L£1,248,000 ($832) and L£1,567,500($1,045), respectively.

How much is the UK business visa fee from Lebanon 2019?

Certainly, apart from tourism and family, visiting the UK for a business purpose is quite frequent from Lebanon. Accordingly, the UK business visa fee from Lebanon for 6-months, 2, 5 and 10 years applications is L£181,500($121), L£688,500 ($459), L£1,248,000 ($832) and L£1,567,500($1,045), respectively.

What is the UK child visitors visa fee from Lebanon?

Apparently, the application fee for infants and children is the same as that for adults. Therefore, the application charges for 6 months, 2, 5 and 10 years visitor visa application for infants and children are also L£181,500, L£688,500, L£1,248,000 and L£1,567,500, respectively.

How to fast track UK visa applications from Lebanon?

An applicant can fast track a UK visa and immigration application from Lebanon by purchasing the priority service.

What is the UK priority visa fee from Lebanon 2019?

As explained earlier, the fee for Priority non-settlement and settlement (spouse) service in Lebanon is L£420,000 ($280) and L£1,092,000 ($728), respectively. Moreover, the price of 24-hour same-day super visa fees in Lebanese Pound is L£1,822,500 ($1,215). However, the super-priority service is yet to initiate in Lebanon.

Who may use priority visa service from Lebanon?

Perhaps, it is advisable to use UK priority service to fast track only a straightforward application from Lebanon. A straightforward application means that the credentials of the applicant are immaculate, without any past refusals and adverse immigration history. Moreover, purchasing priority service does not influence the result.

Does the priority service guarantee anything?

No, certainly the service does not guarantee a favourable result. Moreover, payment for priority service does not even guarantee a quick decision. However, the UKVI usually expedite the processing of priority applications. Moreover, also inform an applicant via email, if the priority visa does process within 5 working days!

Apparently, more than 50% of the business and long term visitor visa applications from Lebanon decide within 1 week or 5 working days. Therefore, a large number of Lebanese businesspersons usually opt for UK visitor visa priority service.

What if you experience delays in processing?

Perhaps, at times only a fraction of the applications from Lebanon might experience delays in processing. Apparently, there could be a number of different reasons for delays in UK visa processing.

How to know the UK visa application status in Lebanon?

Quite clearly, the cost of UK visa enquiry service for knowing the application status from Lebanon is L£10,500 ($7) and L£3,000 ($2) for International Contact Centre Email Service (per query) and Telephone Helpline (per minute), respectively.

How to apply for the UK visit visa from Lebanon?

The UK visitor visa application process from Lebanon consists of the following steps:

Step # 1 Specify the Purpose of Visiting the UK

In most of the instances, the purpose of visiting the UK from Lebanon is tourism, meeting family members, business. Therefore, the first step is important for a person to first specify the purpose of visiting the UK. And gather supporting documents.

Please note: a Lebanese national can apply for a UK visitor visa application 3 months prior to the intended visit. For instance, if a Lebanese passport holder wishes to visit the UK for tourism from December 15, 2019, to 5 Jan 2020, for Christmas and New Year then can submit an application at the UKVAC in Beirut, Lebanon, from Sept 15, 2019, onwards. However, Lebanese nationals usually submit a UK visitor visa application 4-5 weeks prior to the scheduled visit as the processing time for most of the applications from Lebanon is within 10-15 working days!

Step # 2 Fill the Online Application Form 

An applicant can apply online for any type of UK visitor visa application in Lebanon. Therefore, no paper application form is required. Moreover, for the convenience of the applicants from Lebanon, applicants have the option of reading the questions in Arabic. However, applicants can answer only in English. Moreover, after selecting a language for reading the questions, an applicant needs to select Lebanon as the country of application if an applicant is applying from inside Lebanon. Perhaps, if a Lebanese passport holder is applying from some other country then needs to select that particular country. And also need to provide the details of the permission to reside in that country.

Step # 3 Schedule an Appointment

Once an applicant has reviewed and finalised the application then can select the service type (standard or priority). And accordingly can schedule an appointment at TLS Beirut for application submission and biometrics.

Step # 4 Pay the Application Fees

Once an applicant has scheduled the appointment and selected the service type then can proceed forward to make payment online. And may take a print out of the final online application form.

Step # 5 Upload/Prepare the documents bunch

Quite clearly, the requirements for submitting supporting documents with the UK visa application for Lebanese citizens is the same as that for any other visa national. Therefore, an applicant applying for a UK visa from Lebanon needs to upload/submit the required supporting documents for the UK visa.

Step # 6 Biometrics at UKVAC

An applicant needs to attend an appointment at TLS Beirut, Downtown, Martyr’s Square, Opera Building, Ground Floor, Beirut, Lebanon.

Step # 7 Wait for the decision

Perhaps, the UK visa processing time from Lebanon for all the short and long-term visitor visa application is usually within 10-15 days i.e. 2 to 3 weeks. However, the UK visa processing time from Lebanon with priority services is normally within 1 week. Here it is important to note that UKVI’s service standard for UK tourist visa processing from Lebanon is 12 weeks.

Step # 8 Passport Collection from UKVAC

Once the UKVI makes the decision on the application then the TLS will inform the applicant for passport collection. However, if your application remains unresolved even after 12 weeks or 60 working days then you need to contact the UKVI.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our UK Visa Application Centre in Beirut is currently closed until further notice.

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UK visitor visa supporting documents checklist from Lebanon

Perhaps, an applicant applying for a UK visa from Lebanon may submit the following types of documents at the visa application centre:

  1. Print out of the online application form
  2. Current valid Lebanese passport
  3. Previous Lebanese passport, if applicable
  4. Translation of documents, which are not in English/Welsh
  5. Invitation letter, if applicable
  6. A UK address for staying during the visit
  7. Residential address in Lebanon
  8. Telephone or mobile number
  9. Marriage certificate, if applicable
  10. Family certificate, if applicable
  11. Business/Employer details
  12. Tax registration certificate
  13. Tax returns
  14. Bank statements
  15. Salary slips (for employed persons)
  16. Conveyance/Mortgage Deed or Rental Agreement of the address in Lebanon
  17. Evidence of assets

Please note that this is not an exhaustive checklist of UK visit visa supporting documents from Lebanon, as the actual supporting documents may differ due to the personal circumstances of an applicant.

Do applicants really require to submit any photographs?

No, applicants don’t need to submit any photographs with their UK visa application in Lebanon. Certainly, the UK visa application procedure has changed during the last few years. Therefore, the information relating to the requirement of submitting a photograph with the UK entry clearance application form and supporting documents is misleading and outdated.

What are the UK visa timelines from Lebanon?

The UK visitor visa processing time from Lebanon is fairly quick. Perhaps, a large number of applicants for business, tourism, family and long-term visitor visa are opting for priority visa service. Accordingly, more than 30-35% of the applications decide within 3-5 working days. Moreover, nearly 90-97% visitor visa applications from Lebanon are decided within 3 weeks. However, a small fraction of the visitor visa applications from Lebanon remains outstanding after 15-30 working days.

UK Visitor Visa Application Fees 2019/20 in Lebanese Pounds

The details of UK visitor visa applications from Lebanon are as under:

How many Lebanese get the UK visitor visa in 2018?

In fact, 16,315 Lebanese nationals get the UK visitor visa during 2018 with the following breakup:

  1. Visitors (Main apps) – 15,180
  2. Visitors (Dep) –1,135

What is the UK standard visitor visa fee 2019/20 from Lebanon?

Apparently, applicants can apply for 6 months, 2, 5 and 10 years standard visitor visa from Lebanon. Perhaps, the most common and popular application is for 6 months standard visitor visa. The UK visa fee from Lebanon 2019 for 6 months application is L£181,500($121). Moreover, the charges for 2, 5 and 10 years applications are L£688,500, L£1,248,000 and L£1,567,500, respectively.

Visiting academics

Palpably, UK visa application fees from Lebanon for visiting academic visa for more than 6 months but less than 12 months is L£361,500 ($241).

Marriage visitor visa

Quite clearly, the UK visa fee from Lebanon 2019 for the UK marriage visitor visa is L£181,500i.e $121.

Private medical treatment

The UK visa application fees in Lebanese Pound for more than 6 months but less than 11 months private medical treatment visa is L£361,500($241).

Permitted paid engagement

Evidently, the application cost for 30-days permitted paid engagement (PPE) is L£181,500 (i.e. $121).

Approved Destination Scheme (ADS)

The application charges under Approved Destination Scheme (ADS) for visiting the UK in a Chinese tour group are L£181,500 (i.e. $121).

How many Lebanese get the transit visa?

Quite clearly, 103 Lebanese nationals get the UK transit visa during 2018.

What is the UK transit visa fee from Lebanon?

Apparently, the UK transit visa fees in Lebanese Pound for direct airside and landside transit visa are L£66,000 ($44) and L£121,500($81), respectively. And also L£121,500 ($81)for the purpose of joining a ship or aircraft as a member of the crew of that ship or aircraft.

What is the UK transit visa processing time from Lebanon?

Perhaps, the UK transit visa application processing time from Lebanon is usually  2 weeks or 10 working days.

UK settlement visa applications from Lebanon

The details of UK family settlement visa applications from Lebanon are as under:

How many Lebanese get the UK settlement visa?

In fact, during 2018, as many as 118 Lebanese nationals get the UK family visa with the following breakup:

  1. Partner i.e. Lebanese husband or wife- 105
  2. Child- 3
  3. Child (for immediate settlement)- 1
  4. Other- 9

Furthemore, 7 Lebanese get a visa as a dependant partner (4) and child (3) to join or accompany their family members in the UK during 2018.

UK spouse visa fee from Lebanon

The UK spouse, civil, unmarried and same-sex partner visa fees from Lebanon is L£2,902,500($1,935). And the fee is also the same for a fiancé(e) and proposed civil partner visa.

What is the UK spouse visa priority service fees from Lebanon?

Quite clearly, the UK spouse visa fee with priority service in Lebanese Pound is L£3,994,500i.e. UK spouse visa fee L£2,902,500 plus the UK settlement priority service fee L£1,092,000 ($728).

What is the UK spouse visa processing time from Lebanon?

Quite clearly, the service standard of UKVI for settlement or spouse visa from Lebanon is to process 95% and 100% applications within 12 and 24 weeks, respectively. However, the service standard for spouse settlement priority visa processing is to decide an application within 30 working days or 6 weeks.

Perhaps, quite a few applicants from Lebanon are opting for settlement priority service. Therefore, usually, more than 50-70% of the UK spouse and family settlement applications from Lebanon decide within 30 working days or 6 weeks. Moreover, usually, most of the UK spouse settlement visa applications from Lebanon conclude within 12 weeks or 60 working days. Nevertheless, a fraction of the applications even remains outstanding after 24 weeks or 120 working days!

Parent of a child and dependant child

The UK settlement visa charges for the parent of a child visa and dependant child visa under Appendix FM are L£2,902,500($1,935).

Other dependant family members

Moreover, the fees in Lebanese Pound for an Adult Dependant Relative is L£6,195,000($4,130) per applicant, who requires care, such as a parent, grandparent, brother or sister and son or daughter aged 18 years or over.

UK visa fees for returning residents from Lebanon

Apparently, the application charges for returning residents are L£984,000 ($656).

Refugee dependant relative

Furthermore, the cost of settlement application for a refugee dependant relative is L£739,500($493).

Family members of asylum seekers

Apparently, there is no fee for Family reunion, under Part 11 of Asylum, Immigration Rules (pre-flight dependants). However, the UK visa fee from Lebanon 2019 for the post-flight non-settled person is L£2,902,500($1,935). Moreover, the application charges for the family reunion – other dependent relatives – are L£739,500($493).

Family member of HM armed forces

Furthermore, the application charges for Lebanese citizens nationals for settlement of current and former members of HM armed forces and their dependants are L£2,902,500($1,935) for:

  1. Former UK Armed Forces
  2. Pre 1997 Gurkhas (outside immigration rules)
  3. Overage dependant children of pre-1997 Gurkhas
  4. HM Forces dependants applying under part 4,5,7 or 8 of Appendix Armed Forces

How many Lebanese nationals get the EEA family permit?

Apparently, 46 Lebanese get EEA family permits during 2018.

What are the EEA and EUSS family permit fees from Lebanon?

Please note there are no application charges for a family member of an EEA/Swiss national for applying EEA family permit and EUSS family.

What is the EEA family permits timeline from Lebanon?

Perhaps, most of the EEA family permit applications from Lebanon conclude within 2-3 weeks. However, the average processing time for EEA family permit applications from Lebanon is usually 10 working days.

PBS Tier 1 applications from Lebanon

The details of Tier 1 applications from Lebanon are as under:

How many Lebanese Nationals get the Tier 1 visa?

Evidently, only 32 Lebanese get the Tier 1 visa during 2018 i.e.

  1. Investors (Main apps)- 2
  2. Entrepreneurs (Main and dependants)- 29
  3. Graduate Entrepreneurs (Main Applicant)- 1

Tier 1 Investor application cost in Lebanese pounds

Indeed, the Tier 1 Investor application cost for entry clearance applications from Lebanon is L£691,500 ($2,062) for main applicants and dependants.

Tier 1 Exceptional Talent

Apparently, the charges for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Stage 1 – endorsement application – main applicant for the Lebanese passport holders are L£868,500 ($579). Moreover, Tier 1 exceptional talent Stage 2 entry clearance application for the main applicant cost L£289,500 (US$193). However, the charges for Tier 1 exceptional talent subsequent and dependants applications are L£1,159,500 ($773).

Tier 1 Entrepreneur

Quite clearly, the UK visa fee Lebanon for Tier 1 Entrepreneur entry clearance applications is L£1,945,500 ($1,297). However, from March 29, 2019, the Innovator visa has replaced PBS Tier 1 entrepreneur.

Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur

Furthermore, the Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur entry clearance fees for Lebanese citizens are L£691,500 ($461). Evidently, the start-up visa under Appendix W has replaced the Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur for fresh applications from July 6, 2019.

Tier 1 General and PSW – dependant applications only

Apparently, the UK visa fees in Lebanese Pound for Tier 1 General and PSW dependant applicants are L£1,945,500 ($1,297) and L£1,152,000 ($768), respectively. Please note both these routes are closed for main applicants.

What is the UK Tier 1 visa processing time from Lebanon?

In fact, nearly all PBS Tier 1 applications from Lebanon usually conclude within 10-15 working days. However, a few applications decide even within 5 working days.

Tier 2, Tier 4 and Tier 5 applications from Lebanon

The details of PBS Tier 2 work, Tier 4 student and Tier 5 temporary work visa applications from Lebanon are as under:

What is the UK embassy work visa fees in Lebanon?

Perhaps, the Tier 2 visa application cost is generally referred to as UK embassy work visa fees in Lebanese Pound. Moreover, the Tier 2 visa application fees from Lebanon is also erroneously referred to as UK work permit fees in Lebanese Pound. Please note: PBS Tier 2 replaced the UK work permit route in 2008. Moreover, the Points-based system (PBS) Tier 2 and Tier 5 application fee is also applicable to the Isle of Man. And Council of Europe Social Charter (CESC) discount of US$70/- (£55) applies to PBS main applicants.

How many Lebanese nationals get the Tier 2 work visa?

Evidently, 126 Lebanese get Tier 2 (Pre-PBS equivalent) work visa during 2018 under the following categories:

  1. Tier 2 General- 68
  2. Intracompany transfers – long-term- 20
  3. Tier 2 (Deps)- 31
  4. Tier 2 Intracompany transfers – long-term (Deps)- 7

What is the UK Tier 2 General visa fees 2019/20 from Lebanon?

Quite clearly, the application fee for Tier 2 General is L£1,162,500 ($775), where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less. However, the charges for Tier 2 General applications from Lebanon are L£2,325,000 ($1,550), where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of more than three years.

Tier 2 General Shortage Occupation

The UK work visa fees for Lebanese passport holders for Tier 2 General shortage occupation is L£885,000 ($590) for main and dependant applicants, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less. However, the UK work visa fees for Lebanese nationals for Tier 2 General shortage occupation is L£1,768,000 ($1,179) where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of 3 years or more, respectively.

Tier 2 intra-company transfer (ICT)

Apparently, the UK visa application fee from Lebanon for Tier 2 intra-company transfer visa – Long Term Staff is L£1,162,500 ($775), where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less. However, the charges for Tier 2 ICT visa applications from Lebanon are L£2,325,000 ($1,550), where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of more than three years.

Furthermore, the UK work visa fees from Lebanon for Tier 2 ICT Graduate Trainee is L£919,500 ($613)for the main and dependant applicants

Tier 2 Minister of Religion

The UK visa application fee from Lebanon for Tier-2 Minister of Religion is L£1,162,500 ($775).

Tier 2 Sportsperson visa fees 2019/20 from Lebanon

In fact, the UK visa application fees from Lebanon for Tier-2 Sportsperson is L£1,162,500 ($775).

What is the UK Tier 2 visa processing time from Lebanon?

Perhaps, the average processing time for Tier 2 applications from Lebanon is normally 10-15 working days. However, a few applications even conclude within 5 working days with priority service.

How many Lebanese nationals get the Tier 4 student visa?

Evidently, 761 students from Lebanon get the Tier 4 student visa during 2018 with the following breakup for Tier 4:

  1. General student (Main apps) – 741
  2. Child Student (Main apps) – 7
  3. General student (Deps) – 13

What is the UK Tier 4 student visa fee from Lebanon?

Apparently, the charges for Tier 4 students and their dependants are L£663,000($442). Moreover, the application fee is the same for entry clearance as a student to enter the Bailiwick of Gurnsey or Bailiwick of Jersey.

What is the Tier 4 student priority service fees from Lebanon?

The UK visa fee from Lebanon 2019 for a Tier 4 student application with priority service is L£1,083,000($722) i.e. application charges L£663,000 ($442) plus the priority service cost L£420,000 ($280).

What is the UK Tier 4 student visa processing time from Lebanon?

Apparently, the Tier 4 application processing time from Lebanon is fairly quick as nearly all the applications usually decide within 15 days. However, a decision can be as quick as within 5-10 working days, especially with priority service.

Parent of a Tier 4 child visa fees from Lebanon

Palpably, the application cost for Parent of a Tier 4 child visa (up to 12 months) is L£984,000($656).

How many Lebanese citizens get the Tier 5 work visa?

Evidently, 41 Lebanese nationals get the Tier 5 temporary worker visa during  2018 under the following categories:

  1. Creative and Sporting- 13
  2. Government Authorised Exchange- 24
  3. International Agreement- 1
  4. Religious Workers- 3

What is the UK Tier 5 work visa fee from Lebanon?

The application fee for Tier 5 main applicant and dependants is L£465,000 ($310) for Charity Worker, Creative and sporting, Government Authorised Exchange, Religious Worker, Youth Mobility Scheme and International Agreement.

What is the UK Tier 5 visa processing time from Lebanon?

Perhaps, most of the Tier 5 applications from Lebanon usually conclude within 15-30 working days. However, a significant number of Tier 5 applications from Lebanon also conclude within 5 working days

UK visa fees 2019/20 from Lebanon for other work categories

The details of UK visa fees 2019/20 in Lebanese Pounds for other work categories are as under:

UK innovator visa fees 2019/20 from Lebanon

Apparently, the application charges for the UK innovator visa are L£1,945,500 ($1,297). Furthermore, if applicable, the charges are subject to a CESC discount of £55 for the main applicant.

UK startup visa fees 2019/20 from Lebanon

Palpably, the cost of applying for a start-up visa from Lebanon is L£691,500($461). Furthermore, if applicable, the charges are subject to a CESC discount of £55 for the main applicant.

UK ancestry visa application fee from Lebanon 2019/20

Moreover, the UK ancestry visa fees in Lebanese Pounds is L£984,000 ($656).

Representative of an overseas business

Quite clearly, the cost of a representative of overseas business and dependants application is L£1,162,500 ($775)Moreover, the application cost is the same for an employee of an overseas newspaper, news agency or broadcasting organisation.

Domestic worker in private household

Apparently, the charges for an overseas domestic worker in a private household is L£984,000 ($656).

UK visa fee exemption from Lebanon

Yes, quite clearly, the following types of applicants are exempt from paying the UK visa application fee from Lebanon:

  1. Turkish businessperson visa
  2. Diplomatic Posting to the UK
  3. Diplomatic Posting to the UK (Dependant)
  4. Members of International Organisations on Official Visits
  5. Official Transit through the UK.
  6. Official Visit to the UK

UK visa fees 2019/20 for right of abode from Lebanon

The UK visa fees in Lebanese Pound 2019 for the Right of abode – certificate of entitlement is L£739,500($493).

Vignette transfer

In fact, the charges for vignette transfer (transfer of a valid visa vignette to a new passport or replace a lost/stolen document) are L£294,000 ($196).

Single entry visa to replace BRP

Apparently, the UK visa fees in Lebanese Pound for Single entry visa to replace a biometric residence permit (BRP) are L£294,000 ($196).

Registered traveller service

Quite clearly, the cost of registered travellers is L£96,000 ($64) and  £45,000 ($30) for an adult and child, respectively. Moreover, the cost of registration of new documents is L£37,500 ($25).