Immigration Health Surcharges increases with effect from 6 February 2024

As we previously reported on 09 January of this year regarding the increase of the immigration health surcharge, the Immigration (Health Charge) (Amendment) Order 2024 passed into law on 16 January 2024.

The new rates will apply to applications made on or after 6 February 2024, which is 21 days after the order became law.

The ‘normal’ surcharge will increase from £624 per year to £1,035 per year of the visa being applied for.

The lower rate surcharge (for such visas as Student, Student dependant, Youth Mobility Scheme and children aged under 18 on the date of application) will rise from £470 per year to £776 per year.

These new rates apply to all applications made on or after 6 February 2024, even those who are already in the UK and part way along an immigration route or pathway.

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