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United Kingdom Visa Fee in Nigeria

Are you traveling to the UK? If yes, see the United Kingdom visa fee in Nigeria. Here you will see the UK visa fee for different UK visa categories as well as other requirements.

The Home Office of the United Kingdom Embassy has updated United Kingdom visa fees, and this took place on October 8, 2018.

Some of the prices have not changed, nonetheless, the changes have had some impact on the currency equivalent, for example in rupees or US dollars. Therefore, you will make your payment in your own home country by using the exchange rate of your own country.

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The fixed price of the United Kingdom visa is the same across the nations of the world, and it does not matter which of the country you are applying for visa from, the price remained the same in British Pounds.

Suppose you decide to use the services of the Nigerian immigration lawyer, the possibility is that, the fees may likely be included in the entire package, and you can confirm the possibility of including the fees with your attorney.

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United Kingdom Visa Fee For 6 Months:

The latest United Kingdom visa fee for 6 months is about ?93. For instance, supposed, what you pay for is the United Kingdom tourist visa fee, it is expected of you to go as a tourist or something equivalent to that, and you are not expected to stay beyond 6 months.

This particular visa is for short visits only. Before now, they used to have different visitor visas for different purposes, but what is happening now is that, they have bundled these visas under one visa brand known as United Kingdom standard visitor Visa.

The 6 Months United Kingdom Visa Fee Covers The Following:

  1. Your visit to the UK as a tourist especially on holiday
  2. Your visit to members of your family and friends
  3. To carry out business activities in the country
  4. To participate in sports activities in the country
  5. To participate in creative events in the country

You will also prepare to make sure that you give -evidence that you will not stay beyond 6 months, and that you will never attempt to seek recourse public funds.

Please note that the cost for the United Kingdom tourist visa can actually be either for single or for multiple entry, as well as, for short term or long term.

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Below captures various visa catergories and their costs:

This Is Fee Category And The New Cost Of United Kingdom Visitor Visa Reviewed On October 8, 2018:

  1. 6 months tourist/United Kingdom visitors visa fee cost  ?93
  2. 2 year United Kingdom visa fee cost ? 350
  3. 5 Years United Kingdom Visit Visa fee cost ? 636
  4. 10 Years United Kingdom Visit Visa fee cost ?798
  5. Short Study United Kingdom Visa fee for 6 Months cost ?97
  6. Short Study United Kingdom Visa fee for 11 Months cost ?186

Settlement / United Kingdom Spouse Visa Fees:

If you have a partner, who lives in the United Kingdom, maybe your husband or your wife, you are eligible to apply for the settlement visa. This category of visa covers:

  1. United Kingdom spouse visa fees, that is, spouse of a British Citizen or it can be legal permanent resident
  2. United Kingdom marriage visa
  3. Fiance or Fiancee visa fees cost
  4. United Kingdom partner visa cost for the unmarried

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Visa fees as reviewed from October 8, 2018

  1. Settlement visa cost ? 1,523
  2. Settlement, this time, other dependant relative cost ?3250
  3. Settlement, this time, refugee dependant relative cost ?388

United Kingdom Transit Visa Fees:

Suppose you are stopping in transit over any of the United Kingdom airports perhaps, to change your flight before you continue your journey to your final destination, you are expected to obtain a United Kingdom transit visa before you travel.

United Kingdom Transit Visa Fees as reviewed october 8, 2018:

  1. UK Transit visa, that is, direct airside transit cost ?35
  2. UK Transit visit visa, that is, landside transit cost ?64
  3. UK Visa Application Fee Refund, that is, if you will get a Refund of your fees should your Visa Is Refused.

Please note, if there was a decision reached and at the same time, your visa application rejected, it is then likely that, your visa fee may not be refunded.

Going by the general policy, the visa fees are non refundable. Nevertheless, in a situation,, where you have not logged your application, you are permitted to make a request for the withdrawal of your application before any attempt to decide your case. If this happened, your visa fee will be reimbursed, minus any admin costs incurred.

It is not the responsibility of the United Kingdom border embassy to refund any visa fee you might have paid to any immigration lawyer for the purpose of helping you in processing your visa.

Again just know that using immigration lawyer is not a guarantee that your visa will be issued to you. Also note that you are permitted to request for the withdrawal of your case, if you never do your biometrics yet.

Someone once asked if he can pay a lower amount in the event of renewing his United Kingdom visa. The answer is no! The United Kingdom visa fees are fixed and standard, and that will depends on the visa type that you want to apply for. No special amount of fees is charged for renewing of visa.

Therefore, whether you are applying for the first time or you are applying for the 5th time, you are expected to pay for your visa or is it, United Kingdom embassy fees? The slite differences you find occasionally in fee payments is that the fees, at times are updated by UKVI.

Therefore, it is your responsibility to be current and follow the changes in order to ensure that, what you pay is the correct fees for that particular visa type, that you are applying for.

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Conclusion

The fixed price of the United Kingdom visa is the same across the nations of the world, and it does not matter which of the country you are applying for visa from, the price remained the same in British Pounds.

Suppose you decide to use the services of the Nigerian immigration lawyer, the possibility is that, the fees may likely be included in the entire package, and you can confirm the possibility of including the fees with your attorney.

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