UK Visa Fees

The UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) charge a fee in Pounds Sterling (GBP) to cover the administration costs incurred in handling visa applications. This administration fee then fluctuates on a monthly basis to reflect our local South African Rand (ZAR) rate.

This website serves as a reliable source of summarized information with the intent to make the travel experience that much easier. Further to this, this site serves to introduce Move Up’s product offers and solutions available.

Consulate rate of exchange: GBP1.00 = ZAR20.51
Last Edited: 19 Sep 2018
Visa Category UKVI Fee (GBP)** Move Up Case Fee Total
UK Visitor Visas
6 Month Visitor Visa R1 970 ( £96 ) R 1 200 R3 170
2 Year Visitor Visa R 7 405 ( £360) R 1800 R9 205
5 Year Visitor Visa R13 456 (£655) R 2600 R16 056
10 Year Visitor Visa R16 860 ( £822) R 3700 R20 560
Direct Airside Transit Visa R 760 ( £36 ) R 900 R1 660
Visitor In Transit Visa R1 355 ( £66 ) R 1 300 R2 655
British Passports
Case A: Recent Renewal of British Passport R2 544 (£124) R1 650 R3 980
Case B: Past Renewal of British Passport R2 544 (£124) R3 000 R5 330
Case C: First Time British Passport R2 544 (£124) R3 000 R5 330
Case D: Lost or Stolen British Passport R2 544 (£124) R3 000 R5 330
Employment
UK Ancestry – Main Applicant R 11 836 ( £577) R 4 800 R16 636
UK Ancestry – Family Dependent* R 11 836 ( £577) R 2 800 R14 636
Business Representatives – Main Applicant R12 881 ( £628) R27 900 R40 781
Business Representatives – Family Dependent* R12 881 ( £628) R 9 700 R22 581
Tier 1 Highly Valued – Main Applicant R21 577 (£1052) R37 500 R59 077
Tier 1 Highly Valued – Family Dependent* R21 577 (£1052) R12 800 R34 377
Tier 2 Skilled – Main Applicant R12 881 ( £628) R16 500 R29 381
Tier 2 Skilled – Family Dependent* R12 881 ( £628) R 3 700 R16 581
Tier 4 Student – Main Applicant R 7 343 ( £358) R15 800 R23 173
Tier 4 Student – Family Dependent* R 7 343 ( £358) R12 300 R19 643
Tier 5 Youth Mobility R 5 149 ( £251) R14 800 R19 949
Settlement
Dependents of UK Settled Persons – Main Applicant R32 181 (£1569) R13 700 R45 881
Dependents of UK Settled Persons – Family Dependent* R32 181 (£1569) R 8 300 R40 481
Dependents of EU Passport Holders – Main Applicant None R 4 800 R 4 800
Dependents of EU Passport Holders – Family Dependent* None R 1 800 R 1 800

*Please note that “Family Dependent” is defined as married dependent and shared biological minor dependent. Different case fees apply to unmarried dependent and adopted, step and sole biological minor dependents.

**Please also note that the declared UKVI fee is inclusive of 3% international bank charge fee incurred in processing visa and passport payments.

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Fees taken from: https://visa-fees.homeoffice.gov.uk/

Details regarding UK Home Office exchange policy changes (effective Oct 2017) can be found here.

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