Applications for EEA Family Permit /EEA regulations /EUSS FAMILY PERMIT/ PRE SETTLED/SETTLED STATUS
Type of fee: Agreed/Fixed Fee
Costs: Average cost from £1500-£2000
(All figures exclude VAT unless specifically stated)
Work to be carried out by:
- Senior Partner assisted by a solicitor
- Solicitor assisted by a caseworker
- All work to be supervised by Senior Partner
On average, such work takes 15 hours to complete.
The exact number of hours it takes depends on the circumstances in the case, such as:
- The amount of supporting evidence to be considered
- Languages spoken
- Whether the application includes dependents
- Complexities involved, such as past refusals, criminal convictions, adverse immigration history, etc.
The ability to provide sufficient evidence at the first meeting and clearly meeting the applicable Immigration Rules, will mean that the cost involved would likely be at the lower end of the range.
Services included in this:
- Initial attendance, consideration of the options available and assessment of the most appropriate application (if any) based on the client’s circumstances.
- Giving advice on requirements of the immigration rules/guidance and specified evidence.
- Giving advice on the method of submission: priority, premium or standard servicing.
- Assessment of supporting evidence and giving advice on the same.
- Assisting with obtaining further evidence including, engaging with 3rd parties if permitted, for example medical experts, banks, employers, etc.
- Preparation of applications with supporting evidence
- Preparation of detailed representations with index and finalising application submissions.
- Further submissions/provision of updates on the progress of applications.
- Giving advice on the outcome of applications, implications of status of applications and next steps.
The costs quoted here do not include:
- Any Home Office Fees for submitting applications. Payments are to be made to the Home Office directly as part of the application process.
- Other expenses where applicable such as VAT, disbursements for medical, expert evidence or barristers.
- Where the Home Office refuses an application, advice and assistance in relation to any appeals, reconsideration and dependents are given.
Before any of such fees are incurred, it will be made known at the earliest opportunity.
Application Timescales: Applications from instructions take up to six to eight weeks on average depending on the complexity of the applicant’s immigration history. It will be made known at the earliest opportunity if it is likely to take longer than that.
Return of Applications Submitted Timescales: How long the home office takes to process applications cannot be guaranteed.
Please note the anticipated number of hours and fees are estimates based on the facts above. All applications are likely to vary and of course, more accurate estimates can be given once information about the specific case is known.