The Home Office has published their new application fees or charges set to take effect from 6 April 2018.
Home Office fees or charges on some applications have increased. Home Office fees or charges on other applications have been reduced. You can view the full list here Home Office Immigration & Nationality Charges 2018
The application fee for Adult naturalisation is being increased from £1,163.00 to £1,206.00, an increase of £43.00. The fee does include the £80.00 ceremony fee.
The application fee for child naturalisation has been increased from £973.00 to £1,012.00, an increase of £39.00. If the child turns 18 during the application process, then the Home Office will request an additional £80.00 for the ceremony fee.
Indefinite Leave to Remain
Application fees or charges for indefinite leave to remain has been increased from £2,297.00 to £2,389.00, an increase of £92.00.
Leave To Remain On Other Grounds
Application for Leave to Remain in the UK on other grounds has been increased from £993.00 to £1,033.00, an increase of £40.00.
You will be forgiven for thinking that these increases are not significant. However, in reality, a family of 4 (Mother, father, and two children ) will pay over 6, 132.00 in application fees only. The figure quoted includes the current NHS surcharge fee.
Transfer of conditions (TOC) or Application for a document confirming identity and immigration status fees have been reduced. The fees have been reduced from £168.00 to £161.00, a reduction of £7.00.
Another application fee which has been reduced is Transfer of Condition to confirm identity and immigration status indefinite leave to remain. The fees have been reduced from £237.00 to £229.00, a reduction of £8.00.
Lastly, those outside the UK can find out the cost of UK visa in their home country. You will need to use the Home Office visa fee tool. Go to UK Visa Fees Tool Look out for our video on how to do this on our YouTube channel.