Our Fees for Immigration & Asylum

Fee Rates

Solicitors’ Inn Ltd offers both fixed fee and hourly rate fees. The exact agreement to be reached will be agreed upon between the firm and the client varying the evaluation of each client’s case, the work involved and the time and resources required to achieve the client’s legal requirements.

Our fees for the preparation and submission of immigration applications, excluding asylum claims

Our quoted fees would include:

  • The documents involved in our client’s immigration matter
  • Our attendance and conferences with the client.
  • We consider obtaining instructions and providing advice
  • Our initial consultation for half an hour is free of cost for all the immigration matters
  • Preparation and submission of the application

Our Services will be involved

  • To consult our client’s circumstances in detail by confirming whether this is the most appropriate application for you to make and what other options may be available to you;
  • We will provide the prepared with a list of documents required for the client’s application;
  • We will give you advice about the requirements of the Immigration Rules and whether you meet the criteria.
  • We will advise you that whether you fulfil certain criteria for the suggested application or whether this can be overwhelming and in which way;
  • We will consider the provided supporting evidence, information and documents that you have provided;
  • We will advise you where necessary, helping you obtain a further pieces of evidence (such as medical records, translation of the documents written in another language than in English and bank statements), including taking statements of any witnesses;
  • We will prepare your application and submit it on your behalf, which we anticipate will take around 10 hours;
  • We will attend on your behalf at a Home Office interview: if the Home Office ask you to attend an interview, we will give you clear advice to address issues for your attendance at the interview according to information held on your file.
  • We will advise you about the expected outcome of your application and any further steps you need to take.

The time frame for Immigration applications:

The length of time that it will take to complete the work will depend on the circumstances in your case. Such as:

  • A number of supporting evidence and documents which we need to consider
  • We will further advise you whether anything is missing and how long it will take to obtain the missing documents from the relevant department
  • We will consider the language(s) you speak
  • We will also consider whether you are applying with other dependants

We cannot guarantee how long the Home Office will take to process your application. Read the current processing times

All Visa applications are likely to vary and of course, we can obliviously offer you a more accurate estimate once we have would have more information about your exact case.

Disbursements are not included in our costs

The disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as Home Office Visa fees, IHS surcharges, Costs of translation of your documents, costs of interpreters, medical reports or psychiatrics’ reports etc. We handle the payment of any disbursements on your behalf to ensure an appropriate course. These are not included in our fees quoted as they vary depending on what work is required to be done.

Immigration Health Surcharge is required in every application (apart from Indefinite Leave to Remain or Naturalisation)
Annual per person fee £400.00
Home Office fees Read the current Home Office fees
Tribunal fees
Paper appeal £80.00
Oral appeal £140.00
Judicial Review fees
Court fee £154.00
 Application Notice fee (may not apply) £255.00
Renewal Fee for Oral Hearing at Upper Tribunal £385.00
Translation fees: Is variable dependent on language and the number of words involve in the relevant document.
Interpreters’ fees: These fees are difficult to estimate, and we will have to obtain a quotation from a third-party interpreter who we will use.  Sometimes only a couple of hours is needed with an interpreter, other applications may need 10 or 15 hours. The number of hours needed will vary on the intricacies of the case. Clients do not always need to use our chosen interpreter and may bring their friend or associate to come and help us interpret.
Independent expert reports e.g. medical experts.  These are not required in many cases: we will let you know as soon as possible if we consider an expert report is necessary. (£1,200.00 – £7,000.00)

Our costs for applications – leave to remain:

Our fixed fee for an initial application for Leave to Remain is starting from £1,000 plus VAT for Grade D fee earners those are Paralegals or Trainee solicitors to £2,000 plus VAT.

Our fees will increase for any additional family members which are roughly calculated at a fee of £350 plus VAT per applicant.

Our fee does not include VAT or disbursements.  Please read the above for more information.

Our fees can be changed if you are applying for a first-time application or extension or if there are more complicated circumstances such as if there are medical issues, criminal convictions, complex personal situations, the language of the client, the number of supporting documents or witnesses, possible attendance at a Home Office interview, and whether it is a fast-tracked or premium application. This work will be estimated based on our hourly rates and will be based on what extra work is required to do.

Our fees for other areas related to immigration work

Please find directly our fees in relation to the following areas or which is not listed above.

  • Asylum Claim Application
  • Statelessness Visa Applications
  • Human Rights or Private Life Applications
  • Secretary of State Immigration Bail Applications
  • Reconsideration and Legacy Requests
  • Judicial Review
  • Immigration Services to Businesses
  • Other Matters
immigration Health Surcharge is required in every application (apart from Indefinite Leave to remain or Naturalisation)
Annual per person fee Please give the HO link for IHS.


Immigration MATTER OUR FEE  VAT (if applicable)
Transfer of Condition £500 £100
Fee Waiver Application £500 £100
Settlement-SET O/ILR £1250-£2000 Plus VAT
FLR FP/FLR M/ FLR O/FLR DL/EEA-FM £2000 – £3000(+ £350 for each dependant) Plus VAT
Entry Clearance as Spouse of EEA National £1,000-£1,800 None
Entry Clearance as Spouse of British Citizen £1250-£2000 (+ £350 for each dependant) None
Discretionary Leave £1250-£3000 VAT if applicable
Tier 1 Visas £1250 – £3000 VAT if applicable
Asylum £3000 – £5000 VAT if applicable
Naturalisation/Nationality £1000 £200
Appeals to First-Tier Tribunal and Upper-Tier Tribunal £1700 – £2700 (+ £350 for each dependant) VAT if applicable
Judicial Review £3000- £4500 VAT if applicable
Appeals to Court of Appeal or UK Supreme Court £5,000- £10,000 VAT if applicable

Our Immigration Solicitors at Solicitor’s Inn are committed to providing quality services to all our clients in relation to their immigration matters. Our team will choose the correct route and accurate guidelines based on your documentation and status.

We submit the applications along with all the required documentation and pieces of information on behalf of the client in time. We obtain updates and provide you with updates on your immigration matters without any delay.

How to get started?

To book an initial consultation please fill in the form below and someone from our team will contact you as soon as possible. We’re here to answer your questions. If you prefer to contact us by phone then call us on 0203 500 8000 or email us at info@solicitorsinn.co.uk.

Why choose Solicitors’ Inn?

Our team of solicitors can communicate with you in your own language. We can discuss your legal matters in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Pashto, Punjabi, Saraiki, Sindhi, Tamil, and Urdu. Talk to one of our Immigration Lawyers today by calling 0203 500 8000 or fill out the below form to book an appointment.

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