Tier 2 Applications - Points Based Pricing

We provide total transparency with our pricing for points based Tier 2 applications. We strive to agree any costs in advance of work being carried, once we have had the opportunity to assess your requirements and the level of work necessary.

The following information is provided in accordance with the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Transparency Rules and in order to provide a good estimate of the sort of level of fee you will pay if you were to instruct us to assist with a points based Tier 2 application.

In certain circumstances, other costs may be needed in addition to our fees. Our aim is to enable you to have a comprehensive understanding of what costs may be involved in your application, so we have provided information on why these additional costs may arise and how much you may need to pay.

Type of work and costs involved

Type of work: Fixed fee points based Tier 2 application

Costs involved: Average cost of £2000

(All figures exclude VAT unless explicitly stated)

Please note: our fixed fees are non-refundable.


What is included in the fixed fee:

  • Initial attendance and discussion of available options
  • Assessing the most appropriate course of action and application based on specific circumstances
  • Advising on requirements of the immigration rules /guidance related to points based Tier 2 applications and specific evidence
  • Advising on method of submission priority
  • Assessing and advising on supporting evidence
  • Sourcing and obtaining further evidence. This might include engaging with third parties where permitted, such as medical experts, banks and employers
  • Collating and preparing supporting evidence
  • Preparing detailed representations with index and finalising application submission.
  • Further submission/ providing updates on progress
  • Advising on outcome of application /implications of status/application and next steps

What is not included in the fixed fee:

  • Any Home Office Fees for making the points based Tier 2 application. This is paid to the Home Office directly as part of the application process. You can find an updated list of Home Office Fees here.
  • Advice and assistance in relation to appeals for refused points based Tier 2 applications.
  • Disbursements paid to third parties.

Potential expenses and disbursements are listed below:

  • Printing and photocopying
  • Postage

We will let you know as far in advance as possible when these additional fees are due to be incurred.

Please note: some experts and professional charge VAT and others do not if they are not registered for VAT.

Factors that affect our fixed fees

  • The type and amount of supporting evidence that is being considered
  • Which language(s) you speak
  • Whether any other dependants are included in an application
  • Additional issues that may affect an application such as past refusals, criminal convictions and/or adverse immigration history

If you can provide sufficient evidence and clearly meet the applicable immigration rules, the costs are likely to be at the lower end of the range.

How long does work for points based Tier 2 applications take to complete?

On average, the work involved in a points based Tier 2 application takes 8 hours to reach completion.

Who completes work for points based Tier 2 applications?

Immigration solicitor – Kam Dhanjal

Immigration solicitor – Pritesh Davdra

How long does it take to make a points based Tier 2 application?

Timescale to submit a points based Tier 2 application

Applications for points based Tier 2 applications from the start of instructions take up to six - eight weeks on average. The exact time it takes will depend on various factors, including the complexity of applicant's immigration history.

Timescale on return of points based Tier 2 applications

It is not possible to guarantee exactly how long the Home Office will take to process your application. You can learn more about the current processing times here.

Please note the anticipated number of hours and fees are an estimate based on the facts above. Each individual points based Tier 2 application is unique, which means the hours and fees can vary from case to case. Our team will be able to give you a more accurate estimate of hours and fees once we have more information about your specific case and what actions need to be taken.


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