UK Visa Fees for Indian Citizens 2022

Apr 07,2022

UK Visa Fees for Indian Citizens 2022

Many immigrants from India are now planning to migrate to the United Kingdom for better career opportunities. Indian citizens are welcomed by the UK under different Visa programs. The government of the UK has made several changes in its immigration system for the applicants residing outside the UK. The fee structures for a student visa, visitor visa, and work visa applications have been revised by the immigration system.

1. UK Student Visa

You can Apply for UK Student Visa for higher education in UK.

Requirements to Study in UK:

  • You must be 16 years or older than that.
  • You must have an unconditional offer letter of placement from a licensed sponsor.
  • You must provide results of English level proficiency.
  • You must provide enough proof to support yourself during your stay in the UK and pay your course fees.
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Student Visa Applications Made Outside the UK

Fees CategoryCurrent FeeChange in FeeNew Fee From 6 April 2022(unless noted in fee category)
Student Main Applicant And Dependent$348$15$363
Child student$348$15$363
Short term Student studying English for more than 6 months and less than 11 months$186$14$200

There might be different fees for students visa applications inside the UK.

Student Visa Application Made in the UK

Fees CategoryCurrent FeesChange in FeesNew Fees from 6 April 2022(unless noted in fee category)
Student Main Applicant and Dependents$475$15$490
Child Dependent$475$15$190

Your partner and children can also join you in the UK while you are on a study visa, provided that they provide enough supporting documents to prove their relationship with you.

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2. UK Visitor Visa:

Unfortunately, the UK does on provide visas on arrival for Indian citizens. As a result, Indian passport holders are required to get a UK tourist visa before they visit to the UK. UK has certain requirements to fulfil when you apply for a UK visitor visa.

These Conditions are:

  • Purpose of your visit to the UK
  • Proof of fund to support yourself
  • Address of your residence during your stay
  • The financial history of the last 3 months.
  • A statement declaring your criminal and civil record.

Visitor Visa Applications Made Outside the UK

Fees CategoryCurrent FeeChange in feeNew Fee from 6 April 2022(unless noted in fee category)
Visitor visa- short up to 6 months$95$5$100
Visitor visa- long up to 2 years$361$15$376
Visitor visa- long up to 5 years$655$15$670
Visitor visa- long up to 10 years$822$15$837
Visitor Academic- longer than 6 months but not more than 12 months$190$10$200

The time frame for a standard visitor visa has been extended to 6 weeks to meet the high volume of applications. So, before you plan your holiday in the UK, ensure that you have all documents required to apply for a Visitor visa application.

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3. UK Work Visa:

UK offers short-term and long-term work visa for foreign workers. The specific eligibility criteria for to get a UK work permit to depend upon a particular job.

However, to qualify for a skilled worker visa you must have:

  • A job that is on the list of eligible occupation
  • your certificate of sponsorship reference number – your employer will give you this
  • proof of your English level proficiency
  • a valid passport or other documents to prove your identity
  • your job’s occupation code
  • A sponsorship letter from the employer stating the details of the role you have been offered.

Work Visa Applications (Outside the UK)

Fees categoryCurrent FeeFee ChangeNew fee from 6 April 2022 (unless noted in fee category)
Innovator – main applicant and dependents£1,021£15£1,036
Start-up – main applicant and dependents£363£15£378
Approval letter from a competent body in respect of an initial application for Global Talent£456£0£456
Global Talent – the main applicant – where Approval Letter is required£152£15£167
Global Talent – the main applicant – where Approval Letter is not required£608£15£623
Global Talent – dependents only£608£15£623
Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) – dependents only£608£15£623
Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) – dependents only£1,021£15£1,036
Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) – dependents only£363£15£378
Tier 1 (Investor) – main applicant and dependents£1,623£15£1,638
Skilled worker, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less – main applicant and dependents£610£15£625
Skilled Worker, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for over three years – main applicant and dependents£1,220£15£1,235
Skilled Worker – shortage occupation where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less – main applicant and dependents£464£15£479
Skilled Worker, shortage occupation where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for over three years – main applicant and dependents£928£15£943
Skilled Worker – Health and Care Visa – where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less [footnote 2] – main applicant and dependents£232£15£247
Skilled Worker – Health and Care Visa – where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for over three years [footnote 2] – main applicant and dependents£464£15£479
Skilled Worker – Shortage Occupation – Health and Care Visa – where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less [footnote 2] – main applicant and dependents£232£15£247
Skilled Worker – Shortage Occupation – Health and Care Visa – where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for over three years [footnote 2] – main applicant and dependents£464£15£479
Intra-Company Transfer where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for three years or less – main applicant and dependents (until 10 April 2022)£610£15£625
Intra-Company Transfer where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for over three years – main applicant and dependents (until 10 April 2022)£1,220£15£1,235
T2 Minister of Religion – main applicant and dependents£610£15£625
Intra-Company Transfer – Graduate Trainee – main applicant and dependents£482£15£497
International Sportsperson where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for 12 months or less – main applicant and dependents£244£15£259
International Sportsperson where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for over 12 months – main applicant and dependents£610£15£625
Temporary Work – Seasonal Worker, Religious Worker, Charity Worker, Creative Worker, International Agreement, Government Authorised Exchange and Youth Mobility Scheme – main applicant and dependents£244£15£259
Representative of an overseas business-main applicant and dependents£610£15£625
Global Business Mobility – Senior or Specialist Worker – up to 3 years – main applicant and dependents (from 11 April 2022)n/an/a£625
Global Business Mobility – Senior or Specialist Worker – more than 3 years -main applicant and dependents (from 11 April 2022)n/an/a£1,235
Global Business Mobility – Graduate Trainee – main applicant and dependents (from 11 April 2022)n/an/a£259
Global Business Mobility – Service Supplier – main applicant and dependents (from 11 April 2022)n/an/a£259
Global Business Mobility – UK Expansion Worker – main applicant and dependents (from 11 April 2022)n/an/a£259
Global Business Mobility – Secondment Worker – main applicant and dependents (from 11 April 2022)n/an/a£259
Scale-up – main applicant and dependents (from 22 August 2022)n/an/a£715
High Potential Individual – main applicant and dependents (from 30 May 2022)n/an/a£715
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Conclusion:

Make sure you prepare all the documents from the checklist before you apply for UK Visa in any of the programs. Your visa processing may take time, but it is worth the wait once you get a ticket to your dream destination. It will be a “Dream Come True” feeling, once you land on this beautiful land. UK work permit and UK Student Visa are just a few steps away from your doorstep.

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Divyesh Tank

Mr. Divyesh is having good amount of experience of managing UK Study Visa application services. As well as carrying exceptional knowledge of UK Study Visa. In the organization, he is one of the key player or UK Student visa department, and he is known for his process expertise, precise, university selection course selection. Moreover, he keenly handle the client servicing, escalations and the up to end client servicing. In addition, he is keen learner and expand his knowledge for dependent visa applications , finance counselling to the students and visit visa filing.

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