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How much does it cost to apply for a Senior or Specialist Worker visa?

The fee for the Senior or Specialist Worker visa depends on where you are applying from and the duration of your visa:

Visa for up to 3 yearsVisa for more than 3 years
Switching inside the UK
Applying from outside the UK

You will also have to pay the Immigration Health Surcharge for the duration of your visa and may have to pay a fee of £19.20 to enrol your biometric information.

If you are a citizen of Turkey or Macedonia, the fee payable will be slightly lower. Please contact us for further information.

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