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Immigration news: Increase in Immigration Health Surcharge

Posted on 13 March 2020

The Government has announced that the Immigration Health Surcharge, which is payable on all work, study and family visa applications where the visa has a duration of more than six months, will be increased from October 2020.

The Immigration Health Surcharge is currently charged at a rate of £400 per year the visa will be valid. From October 2020, the surcharge will be raised to £624 per year for adults and £470 per year for children under 18 years of age.

There will be a discounted rate of £300 per year for those applying for Tier 4 student visas and those applying for Tier 5 (Youth Mobility) visas.

Please contact Natalie Loader or your usual Mishcon de Reya contact should you wish to discuss these changes in more details.

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