The UKBA government has announced proposals to change the fees charged for visas, immigration and nationality applications and associated premium services.
If Parliament approves the changes the new fees will apply from 6 April 2014. Some fees for premium services overseas will apply from 31 March 2014.
The proposals increase most fees by 4 percent, including the short-term visit visa. Other targeted increases are being proposed so that we can limit wider general increases.
The increases accordinng to reports will allow improved customer service, and enable an offering optional premium services