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How much does it cost to apply for the Innovator visa?

The application fee varies depending on whether you are applying from outside the UK or inside the UK.  The current application fees are:

Outside the UK: £1,021

Inside the UK: £1,277

If you are from one of the following countries, the above visa application fee will be automatically reduced by £55:

Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden or Turkey.

This fee reduction does not apply to dependant visa applications.

You will also have to pay the Immigration Health Surcharge for the duration of your visa and a fee to enrol your biometric information.

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