The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has received Parliamentary approval to increase a number overseas visa fees and UK-based visa application fees from Friday 6 April 2012.
All payments made from 00:01 (UK time) on Friday 6 April, should be paid according to the fee information on the UKBA’s new ‘Fees for our services’ page.
Immigration applications will be rejected where an incorrect fee is paid.
Many of the fees have increased by just a couple of pounds, however, some Tier 1 fees have been hiked by 50% form £1000 to £1500.
|Tier 1 – Postal Main (General)||£1,000||£1,500|
|Tier 1– Postal Dependants (General)||£500||£750|
The UKBA offers premium schemes for Tier 2 sponsors with fees ranging from £8,000 to £25,000.
|Premium Scheme – Large Enterprises||N/A||£25,000|
|Premium Scheme – SMEs||N/A||£8,000|
The fee for Highly Trusted Sponsors and Tier 4 sponsor licence rises from £410.00 to £500.
See the full fees list of new visa and immigration fees – http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/documents/aboutus/fees-table-spring-2011.pdf
With the London Olympics around 100 days away, millions of visitors should have already applied for UK Tourist Visas.
If you need any immigration advice or help with Sponsorship or Work Permits, Visa, ILR/Settlement, Citizenship, dependant visa or an appeal against a refusal please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.immigrationmatters.co.uk
Majestic College offer special packages for EU students. They also have a number of employers looking for staff right now and are willing to employ Bulgarians and Romanians.
For more information call Joanna on 0208 207 1020 or email email@example.com