UK Visa Fees 2018 from OUTSIDE the UK | Home Office Fees 2018/19

On March 16, 2018, Home Office has revised the Immigration & Nationality Charges, which will be effective from April 6, 2018. This post provides the details of the UK Visa Fees 2018/19 and Premium Service Charges from Outside the UK. If you are applying from Inside the UK then go to Home Office Fees 2018/19 for the UK Visa and Immigration Applications made in the UK and the respective Charges for Premium and Priority Services.

UK Visa Fees 2018 and Premium Service Charges from Outside the UK

UK Visa Fees 2018 from OUTSIDE the UK | Home Office Fees 2018/19

Standard Visitors UK Visa Fees from April 6, 2018

  • Short-term (up to 6 months, single or multiple entry i.e. UK visa fee for 6 months and UK tourist visa fees) £93
  • Longer-term (valid for up to 2 years-) £350 [note 1]
  • Longer-term (valid for up to 5 years) £636
  • Longer-term (valid for up to 10 years) £798
  • Visiting academic – more than 6 months but less than 12 months £186
  • Private medical treatment visa – more than 6 months but less than 11 months £186

Short-Term Study UK Visa Fees from April 6, 2018

  • Short term student visa (up to 6 months) £97 
  • Short term student child (up to 6 months) £97
  • Short term student studying English language for more than 6 months but not more than 11 months £186

UK Settlement UK Visa Fees from April 6, 2018

  • Settlement £1,523
  • Settlement – other dependant relative £3,250
  • Settlement – refugee dependant relative £388
  • Indefinite leave to enter the UK as the dependant of a member of the armed forces under Appendix Armed Forces to the Immigration Rules £2,389

Transit and Other UK Visa Fees from April 6, 2018

  • Transit visa – (direct airside transit) £35
  • Transit visit visa (landside transit) £64
  • Visa for the purpose of joining a ship or aircraft as a member of the crew of that ship or aircraft £64
  • Representative of an overseas business £610
  • Single-entry visa to replace a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) £154
  • Other visa £516
  • Electronic Visa Waiver £15
  • Certificate of entitlement – (right of abode) £388
  • Transfer of Conditions (Vignette transfer) £154
  • Call out/ out of hours fee (per hour/part hour) £142
  • Receiving, preparing and forwarding documents £141

PBS Visa Application Fee 2018 from Outside the UK

Tier 1 Visa Fees from April 6, 2018

  • Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) [note 2£1,021
  • Tier 1 (Investor) £1,623
  • Approval letter from a competent body in respect of an initial application for Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) £456
  • Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) – subsequent application [note 2] £608
  • Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur)  [note 2] £363
  • Tier 1 (Post-study Work) – dependant £604
  • Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) – dependant £608
  • Tier 1 (General) – dependant £1,021

Tier 2 Visa Fees from April 6, 2018

  • Tier 2 (General), (Intra-Company Transfer) – Long Term Staff, (Sportsperson) & (Minister of Religion), where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less [note 2] £610
  • Tier 2 (General), (Intra-Company Transfer) – Long Term Staff, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of more than three years [note 2] £1,120
  • Tier 2 (General) shortage occupation where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less  [note 2] £464
  • Tier 2 (General) shortage occupation where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of more than three years  [note 2] £928
  • Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) – Graduate Trainee,  [note 2] £482
  • Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Short Term Staff  – dependant £482

Tier 4 Student Visa Fee from April 6, 2018

  • Tier 4 £348

Tier 5 Temporary Worker Visa Fee from April 6, 2018

  • Tier 5 [note 2] £244

Optional Premium Services Charges outside the UK from April 6, 2018

  • Priority visa service – settlement £573
  • Priority visa service – non-settlement £212
  • Super-priority visa service £956
  • User-pay visa application centre £55
  • International Contact Centre – Email Service (per query) £5.48
  • International Contact Centre – Telephone Helpline (per minute) £1.37 per minute

Note 1- Application fee of £93 where the applicant is a Chinese national applying in mainland China under the Chinese visa scheme.

Note 2- a Council of Europe Social Charter (CESC) discount of £55 applies for the main applicant.

Back to Top | UK Visa Fees 2018/19

AMP | UK Visa Fees 2018/19

Related: Immigration & Nationality Charges 2018/19UK Visa Fees in Indian Rupees 2018 and UK Visa Fees from Pakistan 2018

UK VISA BLOG CONTACT UK VISA AND IMMIGRATION ADVISERS
UK VISA AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES BLOG POSTS UK VISA BLOG