UK Visa fees for Indian Citizens [2022] - SBNRI (2022)

Non-UK citizens who wish to visit the United Kingdom for tourism, employment, business, work, study or to join a family member or friend are required to apply for a UK visa. The applicant needs to fill a visa application form, submit the required documents and pay the visa application fee online to book an appointment with the UK immigration authorities for submitting the documents and biometric details. UK visa fees for Indians, interview questions and documentation vary based on the type of UK visa you are applying for. Let’s have a look on the UK visa fees in Indian Rupees 2022.

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UK Visa Fees in Indian Rupees 2022

UK visa fees 2022 for Indians vary based on the category of the visa. The following tables show the UK visa fees 2022 for all the UK visa categories:

UK visitor visa fees in Indian Rupee

Standard visitor visa for UK, Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey

Visa typesApplicable fees (INR)
Short-term (single/multiple entry for up to 6 months)Rs. 9631
Long-term (valid for up to 2 years)Rs. 36212
Long-term (valid for up to 5 years)Rs. 64526
Longer-term (valid for up to 10 years)Rs. 80609
Visiting academic (Above 6 months to 12 months)Rs. 19261
Marriage visitor visaRs. 9631
Permitted paid engagement visaRs. 9631
Private medical treatment (above 6 months to 11 months)Rs. 19261

UK Transit visa fee for Indians

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Direct Airside Transit (DATV)Rs. 3371
Visitor in transit visaRs. 6164
Visit to join a ship or aircraft as a crew memberRs. 6164

UK student visa fees in Indian Rupees 2022

Listed below are the UK student visa fees in Indian Rupees 2022:

Short-term study visa

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Short-term study (Above 6 months to 11 months)Rs. 19261

Parents of children at school

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Parents of a student child (For up to 12 month)Rs. 51139

Child visitors

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Short-term (single/multiple entry for up to 6 months)Rs. 9631
Long-term (valid for up to 2 years)Rs. 36212
Long-term (valid for up to 5 years)Rs. 64526
Long-term (valid for up to 10 years)Rs. 80609

Point-based system – Tier 4 – Isle of Man

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Tier 4 student visa (main applicant and dependents)Rs. 34960

UK student visa fee in Indian Rupees

UK student visa fees in Indian Rupees 2022 are as under:

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Student visa (main applicant and dependents)Rs. 34960
Child studentRs. 34960

UK work visa fees for Indians

Points-based system – Tier 1 (applicable to the Isle of Man as well)

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Tier 1 investor – main applicant and dependentsRs. 157751
Tier 1 entrepreneur – main applicant and dependentsRs. 99774
Tier 1 (Graduate entrepreneur) – dependents onlyRs. 36404
Tier 1 exceptional talent – dependents onlyRs. 16083

Work applications made outside the UK

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Skilled worker (3 years or less) – main applicant and dependentsRs. 60192
Global business mobility – senior professional/ specialist (3 years or less) – main applicants and dependentsRs. 60192
T2 Minister of Religion – main applicant and dependentsRs. 60192
Skilled Worker, in cases where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for over 36 months– main applicant and dependentsRs. 118939
Global business mobility – senior professional/ specialist (over 3 years) – main applicants and dependentsRs. 118939
International sportsman, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for up to 12 months – main applicant and dependentsRs. 24944
International Sportsman where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for over 12 months – main applicant and dependentsRs. 60192
Skilled worker, shortage occupation (3 years or less) – main applicant and dependentsRs. 46131
Skilled worker, shortage occupation (over 3 years) – main applicant and dependentsRs. 90818
Skilled worker – Health Care visa – (3 years or less) – main applicant and dependentsRs. 23788
Skilled worker – Health Care visa – (over 3 years) – main applicant and dependentsRs. 46131
Skilled Worker – Shortage Occupation – Health and Care Visa – where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for (3 years or less) – main applicant and dependentsRs. 23788
Skilled Worker – Shortage Occupation – Health & Care Visa, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued (for over 3 years) – main applicant and dependentsRs. 46131
Global Business Mobility – Graduate Trainee – main applicant and dependentsRs. 24944

Temporary Work visa (also applicable to Isle of Man) fee

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Temporary Work – charity work – main applicant and dependentsRs. 24944
Temporary Work – creative work – main applicant and any dependentsRs. 24944
Temporary Work – Government Authorised Exchange visa – main applicant and any dependentsRs. 24944
Temporary Work – religious work – main applicant and dependentsRs. 24944
Temporary Work – youth mobility scheme – main applicant onlyRs. 24944
Temporary Work – Seasonal Work – main applicant onlyRs. 24944
Temporary Work – International Agreement Work – main applicant and dependentRs. 24944

Fees for other work categories

Visa TypeApplicable fee (INR)
UK ancestryRs. 51139
Innovator – main applicant and dependentsRs. 99774
Overseas domestic workers employed in private householdRs. 51139
Offshore workerRs. 51139
Representative of foreign business and dependentsRs. 60192
Sheep shearerRs. 51139
Employees of an overseas newspaper/ news agency or broadcasting organisationRs. 60192
Start-up – main applicant and dependentsRs. 36404
Global Talent – approval letter is required – main applicantRs. 16083
Global Talent – Approval letter from a competent body in respect of an initial applicationRs. 43916
Global Talent – main applicant – approval not requiredRs. 59999
Global Talent – dependentsRs. 59999

Exempt

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Diplomatic UK postingFree of charge
Diplomatic UK posting – dependentsFree of charge
Members of International Organizations on Official VisitsFree of charge
Official transit visit via the United KingdomFree of charge
Official UK visitFree of charge

Members of armed forces and dependents

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
HM Forces staff or member of foreign armed forceFree of charge
Dependents of exempt international forces applying under Part 10 of Appendix Armed ForcesRs. 51139

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Family of settled people

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Family visa for joining your partner, parent, proposed civil partner or childRs. 159007
Route to Settlement – other dependent relativesRs. 339311
Route to Settlement – refugee dependent relativeRs. 40509
Dependent children under the age of 21 applying under ‘Appendix ECAA Extension of Stay’ of the immigration rulesNil

Current and former members of HM armed forces and their dependents

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Pre 1997 Gurkhas (outside immigration rules)Rs. 159007
Overage kids of pre 1997 GurkhasRs. 159007
HM Forces dependents who apply under the part 4, 5, 7 or 8 of Appendix Armed ForcesRs. 159007

Settlement visa

Family of settled people

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Family visa for joining your partner, parent, proposed civil partner or childRs. 159007
Route to Settlement – other dependent relativesRs. 339311
Adults to be looked after by family members/relativesRs. 339311
Route to Settlement – refugee dependent relativeRs. 40509
Dependent children under the age of 21 applying under ‘Appendix ECAA Extension of Stay’ of the immigration rulesNil

Current and former members of HM armed forces and their dependents

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Former members of UK Armed ForcesRs. 159007
Pre 1997 Gurkhas (outside immigration rules)Rs. 159007
Overage kids of pre 1997 GurkhasRs. 159007
HM Forces dependents who apply under the part 4, 5, 7 or 8 of Appendix Armed ForcesRs. 159007

Returning residents

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Returning residentsRs. 53872

Family reunion for asylum seeker

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Family reunion under Part XI of Asylum, Immigration RegulationsNil
Post-flight non-settled peopleRs. 159007
Family reunion – other dependents relativesRs. 40509

UK priority visa fees in Indian Rupees 2022

The UK priority settlement and non-settlement visa fees in Indian Rupees are Rs. 60,546 (spouse) and Rs. 23,247 (visit, student, work), respectively. Cost of the UK super-priority visa for tourists and visitors from India is Rs. 101,020.

Other visas

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
FCO Strategic performance funds and joint projectsNil
Single entry visa for the replacement of a biometric residence permitRs. 16078

Commonwealth/ Overseas Territories

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Getting/ tackling/ forwarding applications on behalf of Commonwealth/ foreign territoriesRs. 14721

Other fees

Visa typeApplicable fee (INR)
Visa application center (VAC) feeRs. 5742
Right of abode – certificate of entitlementRs. 40509
Vignette transferRs. 16078
Mobile biometric/ callout chargeRs. 14825

When you apply for UK visas from India, keep in mind that due to the exchange rate fluctuations, the UK visa fees in Indians Rupees may vary during the year.

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FAQs

How much is UK visa fee in Indian Rupees 2022 ?

The UK Government issues various visas based on the purpose of your trip. The UK visa fees in Indian Rupees 2022 vary based on the type of visa you are applying for. You can refer to the above tables to find the visa fee as per the visa type you want to get.

What are the UK visitor in transit visa fees for Indians?

UK visitor in transit visa fee in Indian Rupees is INR 6845 and the direct airside transit (DATV) visa fee is Rs. 3744.

What is the diplomatic posting visa fee to the UK?

Diplomatic posting of an Indian official, including his/ her dependent, to the UK is free of charge.

What are UK visitor visa fees?

Standard visitor visa fees for UK, Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey are as under:

– Short-term (up to 6 months, single/ multiple entry): Rs. 9854
– Longer-term (valid for up to 2 years): Rs. 37,444
– Longer-term (valid for up to 5 years): Rs. 67,938
– Longer-term (valid for up to 10 years): Rs. 85,259
– Visiting academic – more than 6 months up to 12 months: Rs. 19,907
– Marriage visitor visa: Rs. 9,854
– Permitted paid engagement visa: Rs. 9,854
– Private medical treatment – more than 6 months up to 11 months: Rs. 19,707

What is UK student visa fee?

– £348 if you apply for a student visa from outside the UK
– £475 if you extend or switch to a Student visa from inside the UK

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