N.B The fees below are a guide only and a higher fixed fee may be quoted depending upon complexity and individual circumstances. Further additional fees may be charged in addition to the fixed fee if additional unanticipated work is required or if an excessive number of appointments are booked. You will be informed in advance if additional fees will be likely.
** PLEASE NOTE THE FEES BELOW DO NOT INCLUDE HOME OFFICE FEES, TRIBUNAL FEES OR DISBURSEMENTS SUCH AS INTERPRETER FEES, TRANSLATION FEES, EXPERT FEES, DNA testing **
We operate on a fixed fee system
Free 15 minute appointments offered by appointment
Detailed one-off advice appointments £100
Updating/ replacement UKVI and Embassy documents- starting from £250
In-country applications (extensions and category switching) – starting from £650
Visit visa applications- £500
Overseas settlement applications- starting from £650
EEA applications- starting from £500
Travel Documents- £150
Certificate of Travel- £250
Family Reunion- £500
Lodging of appeal- £300
Appeal preparation and representation- starting at £1000
Bail Application – starting from £1000
Deportation- starting from £600
Tier-based applications-starting from £900
Sponsorship Licence £1200
Online Visa Application Forms – £150
Swearing’s and certifying- £10 per page
*Reductions for multiple applicants applying at the same time
Scanning/uploading of documents to Home Office Application system (if you instruct us
to do so rather than using the charged service provided by the Home Office. – Fees for this service are in addition to the fees referred to above and will be quoted on a case by case basis depending upon the quantity of documentation
dependants on applications may be chargeable at £100 each – depending on the application.
There may be Reductions for multiple applicants applying at the same time
*** All fees are subject to VAT depending on the applicant’s status. This is chargeable at 20%***
When will payments be required?
Once you have confirmed that you wish to instruct us to act on your behalf we will require an initial deposit towards your costs and disbursements).
Costs for disbursements such as translation fees, DNA testing fees must be provided in advance of such services being requested
The balance of outstanding fees are to be provided prior to submission of application
We understand that seeking legal advice can be daunting and fees can be one of the most worrying aspects. We offer several options for funding cases.
Free Initial 15-minute Appointments
We will offer a free 15-minute telephone appointment for you to discuss the most appropriate application and advise you of the next steps in your case if it is not an extension to a current visa, unless multiple options are available to you. Please note that no advice is confirmed in writing. This is a one off appointment and if further or detailed advice is needed then we would recommend a one off paid advice appointment (see below)
One Off Advice
We can offer a one off paid appointment for more in depth advice on your circumstances, and the next steps in your case. The appointment is for a maximum of 45 minutes. Formal written advice is provided following the appointment.
In most cases we are able to fix a fee for the work we undertake on your behalf, allowing you to budget for the costs in relation to your case, and to be aware of the full cost before instructing Albany Solicitors to act for you.
We are contracted with the Legal Aid Agency and are able to provide Legal Aid in qualifying cases.
In more complicated cases and those before the Higher Courts we offer competitive hourly rates.
However, your case is funded we will make clear what the potential costs are at the outset, allowing you to make an informed choice.
Albany Solicitors Is Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Registered Number 440517.
If your immigration query is not listed above, please contact us directly.