Immigration Fee Schedule


The following costs information is provided in accordance with the SRA Transparency Rules and the Price and Service Transparency guidance issued by the Law Society.

We always agree our costs with our clients in advance. The fee information provided here is a guide only and is not a binding quote for working on your case.

If you instruct us, we will provide you with a fee estimate tailored to your case. At Rustem Guardian Solicitors we are happy to discuss a range of funding options.


The fixed fee we charge will be based on the circumstances in your case, such as:

• the amount of supporting evidence that we need to consider
• need for an interpreter
• whether you are applying with other dependants
• the level of support and assistance you require
• whether there are any complicating factors in your case (such as out of time Appeals/Applications, Need For Experts Etc).


Fee estimates do not include additional costs (disbursements) that may be incurred on the matter and are exclusive of VAT. Where applicable, fees will be subject to VAT at 20%.

Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as court fees, application fees, Immigration Health Surcharge, counsel’s fees fees payable to interpreters/translators and experts, etc. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.


The rates do not include VAT. Time is recorded in units of 1/10th of an hour.

Hourly rates vary according to seniority and experience of the person dealing with case.
We also consider the complexity, urgency, and value of the matter.

Solicitors and legal executives with over 8 years’ experience £350.00
Solicitors and legal executives with over 4 years’ experience £250.00
Other legal executives and caseworkers of equivalent experience £200.00
Trainee solicitors, paralegals, and other fee earners £135.00


Initial Fixed Fee Consultation £350.00 + VAT (price of consultation may be deducted from professional fees if we are instructed on the matter)

The key stages and work will involve the following, where you are making an immigration application.

  • Taking initial instructions.
  • Assessing and advising on the merits of the case.
  • Advising on the supporting evidence/documents required for the application.
  • Reviewing the documents provided by client and advising accordingly.
  • Advising client on the application process and drafting submissions.
  • Assisting client with the drafting of the application form.
  • Liaising and corresponding on client’s behalf with relevant third parties such us Home Office, Court, Tribunal etc.
  • Advising on the likely timeframe and outcome of the application.


Asylum Claim £4000.00

Asylum Appeal £3,500.00

Fresh asylum claim £3,000.00

Immigration bail £1,000.00-£1,500.00

Deportation £2,000.00-£4,000.00

Sponsorship Licence £4,000.00

Entry Clearance £2,500.00

for Skilled Worker Visa

Innovator Founder visa £4,000.00

Health and Care Worker visa £2,500.00

Student Visa £2,500.00

Spouse/fiancé visa/ £2,500.00

unmarried partner

Naturalization/Registration £1,500.00

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