Latest Home Office Fees from April 6, 2022, ILR, BRP Renewal Cost

This relates to the latest Home Office Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR), British Citizenship, Child Registration, Naturalisation, BRP Renewal, NTL Application Cost and Fees effective from April 6, 2022, from inside the UK. Moreover, the post covers the details of Home Office Leave to Remain (LTR) Fee 2022 for Spouse, Work, and Student switching and extension visa applications, besides Sponsorship and Premium (Priority) Visa Service cost from inside the UK.

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1. ILR Application Fee 2022

What is the cost of Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) UK 2022?

From April 6, 2022, cost of Home Office indefinite leave to remain (ILR) application have increased by £15. Accordingly, main applicants and dependants, instead of £2,389 need to pay £2,404 fees if they are applying for an indefinite leave to remain (ILR).

How much is the Same Day ILR Fees 2022?

The Home Office Fees for the same day (24 hours) processing of Indefinite leave to remain (ILR) or no time limit (NTL) are £3,204 i.e. application fees £2,404 plus the cost of super-priority visa service £800.

2. Leave to Remain UK Fees 2022

From April 6, 2022, Home Office leave to remain (ILR) application fees have increased by £15. Accordingly, instead of £1,033 applicants need to pay £1,048 fees for leave to remain applications. Moreover, the leave to remain fees with priority (5-day) and same day super-priority service are £1,548 and £1,848, respectively.

How much is the BRP Renewal Fee 2022?

The Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) Renewal Fee 2022 is £56. The cost of Replacement BRP issued under the EU Settlement Scheme is £56.

Home Office Fees 2022 – ILR and Other LTR Applications

CategoryHome Office Fees from 6 April 2022
Visitor Extension - main applicant and dependants£1,000
Leave to enter for persons in the UK who are liable to immigration detention£1,048
Leave to remain - Other£1,048
Hong Kong British National (In-country) for 30 months - main applicant and dependants£180
Hong Kong British National (In-country) for 5 years - main applicant and dependants£250
Retired person of independent means£1,964
Processing an application which is subsequently rejected as invalid£25
Indefinite leave to remain - main applicants and dependants£2,404
Biometric enrolment and / or re-use of recorded biometric information (the £19.20 fee is not payable for applications for indefinite leave or limited to remain or nationality)£19.20
TOC or Application for a document confirming identity and immigration or nationality status - limited leave to remain£161
Replacement Biometric Residence Card (issued under the EU Settlement Scheme)£56
Replacement Biometric Residence Permit£56
Travel Document - Certificate of travel - adult£280
Travel Document - Certificate of travel - child£141
Travel Document - Convention travel document - adult£75
Travel Document - Convention travel document - child£49
Administrative Review£80
Life in the UK test£50
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    3. Home Office Leave to Remain Fees 2022 for Students

    From April 6, 2022, the Home Office Fees for student (main applicant and dependants) and child student leave to remain and extension visa has increased by £15.  Accordingly, students and their dependants, instead of £475 need to pay Home Office £490 fees for leave to remain applications. The 5-day priority and same-day premium service leave to remain fees for students from April 6, 2022, are £990 and £1,290, respectively.

    4. Home Office British Citizenship Fees 2022

    From April 6, 2022, there will be no increase in the Home Office Fees for Nationality related applications such as British Citizenship, Child Registration, Naturalization etc.

    How much are British Citizenship Fees in 2022?

    From April 6, 2022, there will be no increase in the British Citizenship Fees. Therefore, the British Citizenship Fees in 2022 for adults will remain at £1,206, inclusive of £80 charges for Citizenship Ceremony. If an application is unsuccessful or withdrawn, then the British Citizenship fees are refunded after deducting £25 administrative charges.

    How much are Child Registration for British Citizenship Fees 2022?

    From April 6, 2022, there will be no increase in the Child Registration for British Citizenship Fees. Therefore, the Child Registration for British Citizenship Fees in 2022 will remain at £1,012. If a minor turn eighteen during the application process, then needs to pay £80 fees for British citizenship ceremony at the point of decision.

    How much are the Nationality Registration Fees 2022 for British Overseas Citizens?

    From April 6, 2022, there will be no increase in the Home Office Nationality Registration Fees for British Overseas Citizens. Therefore, the nationality registration fees for British overseas citizens will remain at £901. The British nationality registration charges for children will continue to remain at £810.

    How much is UK Naturalisation Application Fee 2022?

    From April 6, 2022, there will be no increase in the Home Office fees for British Naturalisation. Accordingly, the British Naturalisation fees will remain at £1,330, inclusive of the citizenship ceremony fee of £80. The Naturalisation fees for British overseas territory citizens will remain at £1,000. If an application is unsuccessful or withdrawn, then Home Office refunds the Naturalisation Fees after deducting £25 administrative charges.

    CategoryHome Office Fees from 6 April 2022
    Naturalisation (The citizenship ceremony fee of £80 will be added to the application fee)£1,250
    Naturalisation British overseas territory citizens£1,000
    Nationality registration as a British citizen - adult (The citizenship ceremony fee of £80 will be added to the application fee)£1,126
    Nationality registration as a British citizen - child (Additional £80 per applicant is required to cover the ceremony fee should the minor turn 18 during the application process. This will be requested at point of decision)£1,012
    The arrangement of a citizenship ceremony (including the administration of a citizenship oath and pledge at the ceremony).£80
    The administration of a citizenship oath, or oath and pledge where the oath, or oath and pledge, are not administered at a citizenship ceremony or by a justice of the peace.£5
    Nationality registration - British overseas territory citizen, British overseas citizens, British Subjects, British protected persons - adult£901
    Nationality registration - British overseas territory citizen, British overseas citizens, British Subjects, British protected persons - child£810
    Renunciation of nationality£372
    Certificate of Entitlement Nationality Right of Abode (In the UK)£372
    Nationality review£372
    Status Letter (Nationality)£250
    Non-acquisition Letter (Nationality)£250
    Nationality correction to certificate£250
    Nationality - supply of a certified copy of a notice, certificate, order or declaration£250

    5. Home Office Fees 2022 for Work Visa UK

    From April 6, 2022, Home Office Fees for work visa applications from inside the UK have increased by £15.

    CategoryHome Office Fees from 6 April 2022
    Innovator - main applicant and dependants£1,292
    Start-Up - main applicant and dependants£508
    Approval letter from a competent body in respect of an initial application for Global Talent£456
    Global Talent - main applicant - where Approval Letter is required£167
    Global Talent - main applicant - where Approval Letter is not required£623
    Global Talent - dependants only£623
    Graduate Route – main applicant and dependants£715

    Home Office Fees 2022 for Tier 1 Applicants

    Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) - dependants only£623
    Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) - main applicant and dependants£1,292
    Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) - dependants only£508
    Tier 1 (Investor) - main applicant and dependants£1,638

    Home Office Fees 2022 for Skilled Workers

    Skilled Worker, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less - main applicant and dependants£719
    Skilled Worker, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for over three years - main applicant and dependants£1,423
    Skilled Worker, shortage occupation where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less - main applicant and dependants£479
    Skilled Worker, shortage occupation where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for over three years - main applicant and dependants£943
    Skilled Worker - Health and Care Visa - where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less - main applicant and dependants£247
    Skilled Worker - Health and Care Visa - where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less - main applicant and dependants£479
    Skilled Worker - Health and Care Visa - where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less - main applicant and dependants£247
    Skilled Worker - Health and Care Visa - where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less - main applicant and dependants£479
    Skilled Worker - Health and Care Visa - where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less - main applicant and dependants£719
    Skilled Worker - Health and Care Visa - where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less - main applicant and dependants£1,423

    Home Office Fees 2022 for Other Work Visas

    T2 Minister of Religion - main applicant and dependants£719
    Intra-Company Transfer - Graduate Trainee - main applicant and dependants (until 10 April 2022)£497
    International Sportsperson where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for 12 months or less – main applicant and dependants£259
    International Sportsperson where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for over 12 months – main applicant and dependants£719
    Temporary Worker -Seasonal Worker, Religious Worker, Charity Worker, Creative Worker, International Agreement Worker, Government Authorised Exchange Worker - main applicant and dependants£259
    Representative of an overseas business - main applicant and dependants£719

    Home Office Fees 2022 for New Work Visas

    Global Business Mobility – Senior or Specialist Worker - up to 3 years - main applicant and dependants (from 11 April 2022)£719
    Global Business Mobility – Senior or Specialist Worker – more than 3 years -main applicant and dependants (from 11 April 2022)£1,423
    Global Business Mobility – Graduate Trainee - main applicant and dependants (from 11 April 2022)£259
    Global Business Mobility – Service Supplier - main applicant and dependants (from 11 April 2022)£259
    Global Business Mobility – UK Expansion Worker - main applicant and dependants (from 11 April 2022)£259
    Global Business Mobility – Secondment Worker - main applicant and dependants (from 11 April 2022)£259
    Scale-up - main applicant and dependants (from 22 August 2022)£715

    6. Home Office Premium Services Fees 2022

    From April 6, 2022, there will be no increase in the Home Office Fees for optional premium and priority services from inside the UK. Therefore, the Home Office fees for 5-day priority and 24-hour super priority (premium service) for expediting leave to remain and ILR applications will remain at £500 and £800, respectively. Please note, the priority and premium services are only recommended for a straightforward application and do not affect the outcome of the decision.

    CategoryHome Office Fees from 6 April 2022
    Super Priority service£800
    Expedited processing - Priority service£500
    On-Demand service (Mobile Biometric Enrolment) (per hour per representative of the contractor providing the service)£650
    The provision of an immigration officer to deliver any premium service, to a Government Department, relating to entry into or transit through the United Kingdom£57.33
    The provision of an immigration officer to deliver any premium service, relating to entry into or transit through the United Kingdom (per hour per officer)£77.40
    Premium status checks and advice - Administrative Officer (per minute)£0.80
    Premium status checks, advice or training - Executive Officer (inside office hours) (per minute)£0.88
    Premium status checks, advice or training - Executive Officer (outside office hours) (per minute)£1.10
    Premium status checks, advice or training - Higher Executive Officer (inside office hours) (per minute)£0.97
    Premium status checks, advice or training - Higher Executive Officer (outside office hours) (per minute)£1.23

    7. Discretionary Services at the Border

    From April 6, 2022, there will be no increase in the charges for discretionary services at the UK Border.

    CategoryHome Office Fees from 6 April 2022
    Registered Traveller (Adult) - Yearly Subscription (per year)£50
    Registered Traveller (Child) - Yearly Subscription (per year)£24
    Registered Traveller - Registration of New Documents£20
    Fast Track - Heathrow terminals 2, 3 and 4£5.20
    Fast Track - Other ports of entry£3.00

    8. Sponsorship

    From April 6, 2022, there will be no increase in the Home Office Fees for Sponsorship.

    CategoryHome Office Fees from 6 April 2022
    Premium Sponsor Service (12 months) Worker sponsor and Temporary worker sponsor – large sponsors£25,000
    Premium Sponsor Service (12 months) Worker sponsor and Temporary worker sponsor – small sponsors£8,000
    Premium Sponsor Service (12 months) Student sponsors£8,000
    The expedited processing of a sponsorship management request made by a Worker sponsor or Temporary worker sponsor£200
    Priority service for expedited processing of sponsor licence applications£500

    Home Office Fees 2022 for Sponsor Licence

    Worker sponsor licence (large sponsor )£1,476
    Worker sponsor licence (small sponsor)£536
    Student sponsor licence£536
    Temporary Worker sponsor licence£536
    Worker and Temporary Worker sponsor licence (large sponsor)£1,476
    Worker and Student sponsor licence (large sponsor)£1,476
    Worker, Temporary Worker and Student sponsor licence (large sponsor)£1,476
    Temporary Worker and Student sponsor licence£536
    Worker sponsor licence (large sponsor), where sponsor currently holds a Temporary Worker and/or Student Sponsor Licence£940
    Student sponsor basic compliance assessment£536
    Sponsor action plan£1,476

    Home Office Fees 2022 for Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS)

    Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) for Skilled Worker, T2 Minister of Religion, Intra-company Transfer (until 10 April 2022), Intra-company Transfer Graduate Trainee (until 10 April 2022), Global Business Mobility – Senior or Specialist Worker (from 11 April 2022)£199
    Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) for Temporary Work route - including Global Business Mobility- Graduate Trainee, UK Expansion Worker, Service Supplier and Secondment Worker route, and Scale-up route£21
    Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) for International Sportsperson route - over 12 Months£199
    Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) for International Sportsperson route - for 12 months or less£21

    Home Office Fees 2022 for CAS

    Confirmation of Acceptance for Study (CAS) for student, child student£21