United Kingdom: Increases to Visa Application Fees 

Last Updated on February 13, 2023

Key Points  

  • On 6 April 2022, the government of the United Kingdom increased fees associated with visa applications filed outside the country 


The government of the United Kingdom (UK) increased the fees associated with work visa applications on 6 April 2022. These increases will apply to all visa types filed outside the country, including visas for the purposes of tourism, study, and work as well as long-term work permits and premium processing services.  

For additional information on the exact fee increases by visa type, click here.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of the United Kingdom announced that visa application fees for all visa types will increase beginning 6 April 2022. The average increase is around £15.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of the UK’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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