UK Visa Fast Track Fees 2018/19 | Priority and Premium Visa Fees

UK Visa Fast Track Fees | Priority and Premium Visa Fees 2018/19

On March 16, 2018, the Home Office has announced the yearly revision of the Immigration & Nationality Charges, which will be effective from April 6, 2018. This post provides the details of the Optional Premium Services Charges 2018/19. If you are looking for details of the UK Visa Applications Fees 2018/19 then can find the details…

Home Office Fees 2018/19: ILR Naturalisation, British Citizenship


This relates to the announcement of the Home Office dated March 16, 2018, for the annual revision of the Immigration & Nationality Charges, which will be effective from April 6, 2018. This post provides the details of the Home Office Fees 2018/19 and Premium Service Charges for the Visa, Immigration, Nationality Applications made by Applicants from Inside the UK. If you are applying from Outside the UK then can find the details at UK Visa Fees 2018 for the relevant fee for the UK Visa and Immigration Applications and Charges for Premium and Priority Services. Indefinite Leave to Remain Fee £2,389 British Naturalisation Fees to include citizenship ceremony fee £1,330 Naturalisation British overseas territory citizens £1,000 British Citizenship Fees Nationality registration as a British citizen – adult £1,206 and Nationality registration as a British citizen – child £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. Expedited processing of an application (premium service centre) £510.

UK Visa Fees 2018 | Visitors, Students, Settlement, Work

UK Visit Visa Fee 2018 for 6 Months and 2, 5, 10 Years

This relates to UK Visa Fees 2018 for applications from outside the UK as per the revision of the Immigration & Nationality Charges effective from April 6, 2018. Perhaps, the visa and immigration charges from outside the UK will increase more than the UK inflation rate of 2-3%. Apparently, the UK visit visa fee will increase by approx. 4%. Accordingly,…

UK Visit Visa 2018 | How hard is it to get a Standard Visa?

UK Visit Visa 2018 | How Hard is it to Get a UK Visitor Visa?

If an applicant is not able to establish his/her bona-fide in the application then instead of a visa, the passport is returned with a Refusal Letter stating the reasons for refusing the visitor visa application. In more than 80–90% of the visitor visa applications the common reasons relate to establishing income i.e. origination of funds in the bank statement from employment or business, especially large deposits in the bank statements, which do not commensurate with the stated income of an applicant. Moreover, quite a few applications are refused/banned on General Grounds due to past adverse immigration history- over-stayers, deportation, removals- or submitting false documents or making false statements in the application/during the interview. Please note: in case of a BAN, any future applications are automatically refused up-to 10 years. Therefore, if an applicant deems that the BAN is not justified then he/she needs to the challenge the refusal through a Judicial Review, as there is No Right of Appeal even for the Family Visitors since June 25, 2013.

UK Priority Visa Service to Fast Track UK Visa Processing Time

UK Priority Visa Processing Service | UK Visa Premium Service

From inside the UK, there are three services for expediting/fast-tracking the UK Visa Processing viz. Priority Service, Premium Service Centres and Super Premium Service.
The price of Priority service from inside the UK is £459 and the service standard is to process a straightforward application within 10 working days. It is available for applicants applying to remain on a temporary basis including as, Tier 1 General and Entrepreneurs, Spouses, Workers, Organisations seeking to Sponsor a Worker, and Students.
Premium or same day visa processing facility is available at Premium Service Centres for a fee of £590. This service can be used for extension applications (‘limited leave to remain’) and permanent settlement applications (ILR).
For applicants, who can afford, there is a Super Premium Service, which is a mobile service and costs £10,500 per visit, plus the premium service fee.

Tier 2 Priority Service Timeline | UK Priority Visa Fee


This relates to Tier 2 Priority Processing Times 2018 for in-country applications submitted for Tier 2 (General), Tier 2 (Minister of religion), Tier 2 (Sportsperson), and Tier 2 (Intra company transfer) Visas and covers the following details: Request for Inclusion in Tier 2 Priority Service; Tier 2 Visa Application Fee and UK Priority Visa Fee; Priority Service Vs. Standard…

Tier 2 Visa Statistics April-June 2017

Tier 2 Entry Clearance, Extension and Settlement Grants

This relates to Tier 2 Visa Statistics for entry clearance, extension and settlement grants during the second quarter (April-June) 2017. In total, 39,834 UK visa granted i.e. 23,589 entry clearance visas, 13,423 extensions and 2,822 settlements to Tier 2 General, ICT, Minister of Religion, Sportsperson, Work Permit Holders and Dependants applicants. Tier 2 Entry Clearance…

UK Settlement Visa Processing Time | UK Spouse Visa Timelines

UK Spouse Visa Processing Time 2018 | UK Settlement Visa Timeline

The details for UK Settlement Visa Processing Time from a random sample of fifteen (15) UKVACs during the month of January 2018 indicates that 10% of the applications submitted in nearly all the UKVACs are concluded within 30 days; however, in quite a few instances 25-50% settlement applications are decided within 30 days. Therefore, the applicant has purchased priority service then there is a good likelihood that the application will be processed within 6 weeks (30 working days). Otherwise, most of the applications are processed within 60-90 days; however, a fraction of the applications are not concluded even within 120 days (24 weeks).

Long-Term Visitor Visa UK | Processing Time, Fee, Refusals

Long-Term Visitor Visa UK Processing Time 2018, Fee, Refusals

This relates to Long-Term Visit Visa UK Processing Time 2018 for 2, 5 and 10 years UK multiple entry visitor visas for frequently visiting the UK for permitted family, tourist, business and other activities, such as regular medical check-ups in the UK. Since 6-months visitor visas are most common and after issuance of six-month multiple…