Sanctuary Law Immigration Service Fees
We aim to provide expert legal advice and exceptional customer service and our fees reflect
the time and attention you need when dealing with complex and life-changing problems.
At the same time, wherever possible we control our costs and use technology efficiently to
keep ensure fees are affordable and our services can be accessed.
Different service levels are offered to meet your needs. Full assistance and representation with applications to the Home Office.
We will take detailed information from you, assist you to complete the relevant application and prepare a detailed covering letter, will review and help you compile supporting evidence and will submit the application to the Home Office on your behalf. We will follow up the application until the decision is made and inform you of the outcome and any further action you may need to take.
Fees for the most common services are listed below – we offer other services so please contact us for a quote if you need other assistance.
Our Fixed Immigration Fees include all attendances and written and telephone communication with the client and relevant third parties; consideration, preparation and submission of application and relevant supporting documents, copies of documents and postage.
Home Office fees, expert reports, interpreters/translators fees and courier charges are not included. Additional costs will be notified at initial consultation (or as soon as possible if arising later) and should be paid direct wherever possible.
All fees are subject to additional VAT payable at 20% VAT REGISTRATION NUMBER: 322888972
You can make payment by cash, visa / debit or bank transfer. We do not accept cheques. The cost of preparing and representation at an appeal will depend on the complexity of issues involved but a fixed fee quote can be provided for your individual circumstances.
If it seems likely you are eligible for Legal Aid we will let you know and may be able to suggest other providers – unfortunately this is not available through Sanctuary Law Ltd. Please refer to Home Office website for payable Home Office Fees: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/visa-regulations-revised-table/home-office-immigration-and-nationality-fees-2018
Sometimes answering your questions and helping you decide the route you need to take will be enough for you to take action yourself or put your mind at ease.
We offer an advice service and a consultation which can either be in person or by telephone / Skype. We will provide follow up written advice which may be enough for you to take your own case forward.
There is a fixed fee of £75 per half hour for this service and this amount will be deducted from the total fees if you decide you need further assistance and want us to open a file and progress with your case.
Application review – Document Checking Service
If you wish to complete your own application we can review the application and your supporting evidence. We will advise you whether there are any issues which may cause problems and make suggestions regarding further evidence you should submit. A fixed fee of £250 will apply.
Sanctuary Law Fees:
Consultations £75 per half hour (to be deducted from agreed fee if client should wish to proceed with case).
Administration fee – file withdrawal / closure
Minimum charge £75 + cost of any work undertaken at the rate of £150 per hour.
Application Review / Checking Service £250
File Review + Feedback / Consultation £350
Entry Clearance – Spouse / Partner – Basic £950
Entry Clearance – Spouse / Partner – Complex £1000 – £1200
FLR (FP) Extensions Basic £800
FLR (FP) Extensions Complex £900
Further Leave to Remain – Partner / Parent / Private Life Applications – Basic £950
Further Leave to Remain – Partner / Parent / Private Life Applications – Complex £1000 – £1200
Spouse Visa Extension £750
ILR – Tier 2 £900
ILR – Asylum £600
ILR – DL 6 Years £750
ILR – Spouse £900
ILR – Long Residence 10 Years Long Residence £900
ILR – Domestic Violence £900
ILR – Others £900
Human Rights Applications / Entry Clearance & Further Leave to Remain:
Further Leave to Remain (Private Life) – 20 Years £1000
Further Leave to Remain – Human Rights FLR(O) £1200
Entry Clearance Appendix FM / Sole Responsibility £1200
FLR(FP) Partner / Parent / Child / Article 8 / EX1 & EX2 Appendix FM / Sole Responsibility £1000
Entry Clearance – Adult Dependent Relative £1500
EEA Permanent Residence (up to 4 people) £750 (+ £50 per person after 4 people)
EEA Residence Card (up to 4 people) £600 (+ £50 per person after 4 people)
EEA Registration Certificate (up to 4 people) £600 (+ £50 per person after 4 people)
EEA Family Permits £750
EEA Retained Rights – Divorce / Separation / Deceased £750
EEA Derivative Rights Residence Card – Child £750
File Review + Feedback / Consultation £350
TOC / NTL £350
Travel Document £350
Renew BRP £350
Visitor Visa / short term study / business visa £500 + £50 per additional person within application
Citizenship / Naturalisation / Child Registration £500
Naturalisation / Registration British Overseas Territories £500
Citizen Administrative Review / Nationality Review (NR) £600
Asylum Application £800
Fresh Claims / Submissions £800
Family Reunion Application £900
Asylum File Review £350
FTT Appeals (Including Counsel) £1600
FTT Lodge Appeal only (forms part of £1600 fee) £350
UT Lodge Appeal £350
UT Appeal (Including Counsel) £850
JR Pre Action Protocol £500
Judicial Review £2000 (Please note that this fee does not include Counsel and other disbursement costs)
Subject Access Request £250 + £10 Postal Order
One-off letter to Home Office – Chaser £150
Attestation for Immigration Purposes £20 per item
Detention Centre Visit – Instructions, Client Consultation and Advice. £600 + Travel Costs
Lodge Initial Grounds of Appeal £400
Bundle Preparation and pre tribunal consultation with client £750
Tribunal Representation / Advocacy £500 + Travel Total Fees = £2250 + Travel
Letter of Representation to CIO £250
Bail Application £600
Application Costs Variable as per Sanctuary Law fee schedule
Points Based System
Tier 1 Investor Visa – Entry Clearance – Initial Application £2500
Tier 1 Investor Visa Extensions £1500
Tier 1 Entrepreneur – Initial Application and consultation £2500 (this fee does not include business / marketing / financial plans)
Tier 1 Entrepreneur – Visa Extensions £1500
Tier 2 + Tier 5 Visa – Entry Clearance £1500
Tier 2 + Tier 5 Visa – Visa Extensions £800
Home Office Sponsorship License Applications £1500
Tier 2 consultation post Home Office Licence Award – guidance / consultation / hand holding until CoS Award £800
Tier 4 Student Visa – Entry Clearance £900
Tier 4 Student Visa – Extension £600
Representative of an overseas business – Entry Clearance £2500
Representative of an overseas business – Extension £1500
Schengen Visa Applications £350
Voluntary Assisted Return Applications £750
Document Checking Service £250
Expert Reports – Normally do not require expert reports at the initial stage of application to Home Office – in the event of expert report being required at appeal stage, Sanctuary Law will provide fee options in advance.
File Retrieval – £50