Increases to UK Home Office Application Fees

The Home Office has introduced an increase in the application fees for the following types of applications.

Application Type Cost from 1 April 2005
HSMP 315 GBP
IED / LTR (Postal) 335 GBP
IED / LTR (Premium) 500 GBP

These changes will come into effect from 1 April 2005. The new Premium service will allow applications to be made in person, thus speeding up the processing of such applications.

The new Premium Service will only be available to those seeking Leave to Remain in the following categories:

  • Work Permit – main scheme
  • Work Permit – Sectors Based Scheme
  • TWES – Training and Work Experience Scheme
  • SAWS – Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme