On 5 November 2018, the Same Day Visa Premium Service and the Super Premium Service have been replaced with the Super Priority Visa Services. The service is provided by a third party in partnership with UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and will offer priority and super priority service to Applicants and their families.
The Priority Service will allow Applicants to have their application processed and decided within ten working days from the date they attend a pre-arranged appointment.
In the case of the Super Priority Service Applicants will have their applications processed and decided within 24 hours.
The UKVI has provided the service at 57 locations across the country.
The changes offer a streamlined journey for those applying for leave to remain and settlement in the United Kingdom. The services provide the Applicant with the opportunity to self-upload the evidence for their application or have the documents scanned at the appointment.
To book the Premium or Super Priority appointment, applicants are required to follow the following steps:
Depending on the immigration category you are applying under, you may be required to pay the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS).
Once you have completed the above steps, you will be asked to arrange an appointment.
The service offers three different types of service points, and these are as follows:
When using the service, you can choose to book an appointment as follow:
According to the UKVI, all applications qualify for the service as the submissions are made online. However, depending on the immigration category a limited number of applications are eligible for the Super Priority Service. The following categories which are now eligible for the Super Priority Service are:
The below categories are not yet eligible for the Super Priority Service:
If you are looking for a professional to handle your immigration visa, A Y & J Solicitors offer several services to their clients in securing their visas.
The Comprehensive Service:
The Checking Service:
When you arrive at your appointment, you should be at least 15 minutes early to go through security.
You will need to bring the following with you:
The Home Office fee for the Super Priority Visa Service is £800 plus the appointment fee which can vary between £50 to £260 (for premium lounge appointments). Please note that not all appointments are subject to an additional fee depending on the centres and hours you wish to attend.
On the day of your appointment at the location you have chosen:
By using the Super Priority Visa Service, you can be confident international business meetings or pre-booked holidays do not have to be cancelled due to delays in having your leave to remain application processed.
At present, applications can take between two to six months to be approved via the standard service. Being able to have your leave to remain or settlement approved within ten days (priority) or 24 hours (super priority) means you and your family do not have to face lengthy delays.
If the appointment is cancelled for reasons beyond your control, for example, the building must be evacuated because of a fire alarm or the IT system has gone down, your fee will be refunded. You cannot reschedule the appointment using the online tool; rather you will need to cancel the appointment and request a refund. You can then book a new appointment.
To avoid wasting time and money, instruct our team to assist you. Our lawyers will provide you with the confidence that everything you need for your appointment will be available and all the required payments have been made correctly.
Most applications using the Super Priority Service are processed within 24 hours. Once approved, you will normally receive your biometric information within 7-10 days.
Yes, you will need to sit the Life in the UK test if you are between 18 and 65 years old. Also, you will need to meet the English language requirements.
There are several situations in which the premium service cannot be used. These include those who are elderly dependents, cases which fall outside the Immigration Rules, and those with complex immigration cases. You can see a full list of those who are ineligible to use the service here.
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In this video, I will share some tips with you on how to choose a UK immigration lawyer.
There are five very important points you may wish to consider while choosing a UK Immigration Lawyer.
Number 1: UK immigration law is very specific, fast-changing and complex. You should not entrust your future to an individual/company that does not fully comprehend the complexity of UK immigration law. Therefore, our first tip is that you may want to consider choosing a lawyer who specialises in UK immigration law and has a wealth of experience in dealing with UK immigration applications and/or/appeals.
Tip Number 2: You will need a lawyer who will be honest with you. This includes discussions about the success chances of your immigration case, total cost and tentative time frame.
Tip Number 3: A lawyer’s reputation often precedes them – look for a lawyer who is known for honesty. Check out client reviews to see what others have said. When many people rate the same lawyer as honest after their transactions, chances are good that you’ve found an honest lawyer. Check out for independent review platform such as TrustPilot for real and verified reviews from actual clients.
Tip Number 4: How about choosing a lawyer who loves immigration law? One who cannot wait to get started on your case. A passionate lawyer who regularly sees success in immigration matters and tends to deliver great results.
Tip Number 5: Always look for a lawyer who is Authorised and Regulated. In most cases, lawyers in the UK are regulated by the SRA – Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) or by the OISC. Professional certification or Awards are also good indications. It might be prominent on their webpage if they have this.
Finally, look for a lawyer who is always improving by staying up to date on the UK immigration rules and regulations, and is constantly upgrading their skills. This is particularly important in the UK immigration sector, where laws are changed frequently, and lawyers must know exactly what is required for each type of application or appeal.
If you look for these qualities in a lawyer, it is likely that you find someone who is going to take good care of your Immigration matter, while respecting you as a valuable, important individual.
If you require legal assistance with your UK Immigration matter, please get in touch with us. Our contact details are at the bottom of this video. We’re happy to help. Thank you.