02 / 4 / 2014 9am
The Home Office has published details of changing fees for visas, immigration and nationality applications and Tier 2 sponsors.
The key changes employers should be aware of are as follows:
- Reduction in the cost of a Tier 2 Large Sponsor Licence from £1,545 to £1,476
- Cost of Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) stays the same.
- Increase in the cost of Tier 2 (general) applications from £494 to £514.
- Reduced fee for Tier 2 applications related to shortage occupations.
Detailed information can be found in the Home Office Immigration and Nationality Fees, From April 2014.
Other changes to the immigration rules
You will be aware that other key changes to the immigration rules will take effect on 6th April. For further information, please see our news article.
For more information on recruiting from overseas, please visit our Immigration rules - the points-based system section.