The Immigration Health Surcharge is a mandatory fee that applies to all foreign nationals staying in the United Kingdom for at least six months. Those who wish to submit their UK Visa applications before the increase takes place must submit their applications by 26 October 2020.
EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who wish to immigrate to the UK after 31 December 2020 will also need to pay the Immigration Health Surcharge.
What is new?
- Adults will pay £624 per applicant per year.
- Youth Mobility visa holders, Tier 4 students, and dependants of students will pay £470 per applicant per year.
- Children under the age of 18 years old will pay £470 per year.
Who is exempt?
- Applicants on Health & Care visas.
- Applicants for Indefinite Leave to Remain and British citizenship.
- Dependents of members of Her Majesty’s Forces.
- The destitute domestic violence concession.
How we can help
Woodcock Law is well placed and highly experienced in providing bespoke advice and assistance on immigration. We can assist you in making the application and help to ensure your application is processed efficiently without unnecessary delays. We also have a consultancy helpline service for our clients so that they can get what they need to do done quickly or delegate this to Woodcock Law.
If you would like advice on your visa application and assistance in getting it submitted before the surcharge increases, please call us on 020 7712 1590.