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UK Family Visa – Fees

British ConsulateThe following are the current fees as at November 2015. You will need to contact your British Embassy or British High Commission in your country for an up-to-date price for the different visa types and their corresponding fees. Contact your local Embassy for more information.

Family visitors

Visa typesVisa application fee (USD)
Short-term (up to 6 months, single or multiple entry)135
Longer-term (valid for up to 2 years)515
Longer-term (valid for up to 5 years)935
Longer-term (valid for up to 10 years)1172

Special visitors – marriage or civil partnership

Visa typesVisa application fee (USD)
Marriage or civil partnership135Special visitors -parents of children at school
Visa typesVisa application fee (USD)
Parent of a child at school (up to 12 months)515Work permits
Visa typesVisa application fee (USD)
Dependant of current work permit holder515

Family of settled people (settlement)

Visa typesVisa application fee (USD)
Spouse or civil partner of a settled person1520
Fiance(e) or proposed civil partner of a settled person1520
Unmarried or same-sex partner of a settled person1520
Child or Other Dependant of Settled Person1520
Family life as a parent1520
Parent, grandparent or other dependant relative of a settled person3404Settlement for current and former members of HM armed forces, and their dependants
Visa typesVisa application fee (USD)
Pre 1997 Gurkhas (outside immigration rules)1520
Overage dependant children  of pre 1997 Gurkhas1520
HM Forces dependants applying under part 4,5,7 or 8 of Appendix Armed Forces1520

Heads of state & diplomats 

Visa typesVisa application fee (USD)
Diplomatic Posting to the UK (Dependant)Free of charge

Members of armed forces and their families (non-settlement)

Visa typesVisa application fee (USD)
Dependants of exempt international forces applying under Part 10 of Appendix Armed Forces515

Family members of European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss nationals

Visa typesVisa application fee (USD)
Family member of an EEA nationalFree of charge
Family member of a Swiss nationalFree of charge
Parent / primary carer of an EEA national childFree of charge

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