Our Fees

We have always been fully transparent with our legal fees and this is something our clients have always appreciated about us. We believe that it is very important to provide full and clear costs information to potential clients so that clients can have peace of mind and feel at ease throughout their case.

We have set out below our legal fees for various types of Immigration applications and cases including the most common type of applications we are instructed on. The fees quoted are for standard applications with no unusual complexities. There may be factors that can affect the cost of a matter for example previous refusals, complications with your Immigration history, if there are multiple dependents, the number of supporting documents, attendance at a Home Office interview etc. We will advise you if the charges should be revised before commencing any work.

The basis of our fees stated below for each type of application is on a ‘fixed fee’ basis. All figures include 20% VAT (if it applies to you). Our fixed fee is on the basis of the work we anticipate we will carry out on your matter as set out here.



Our Immigration team is led by Mr Hasil Makkar, who is a Solicitor and Director of the firm. He has been working as a Solicitor in the area of Immigration law for more than 15 years.

Your matter would be dealt with by a qualified Solicitor, with over 5 years’ experience in the area of Immigration law, assisted by a Paralegal or a Caseworker. Any work undertaken by a Paralegal or a Caseworker would be supervised by a qualified Solicitor with over 5 years’ experience in the area of Immigration law. We always make sure that members of staff are supported and supervised appropriately so that the quality of advice is not affected, regardless of who is working on your case.

Hasil Makkar: Director and Solicitor

Hasil Makkar is the Director of the firm and has more than 15 years’ experience in the area of Immigration law. He gained a degree in Law from Brunel University and completed Legal Practice Course with distinction at College of Law, London. He qualified as a Solicitor in 2009 and established Maalik & Co in 2012. He has been working in the area of Immigration law since he qualified as a Solicitor.

Farhana Khan: Solicitor

Farhana qualified as a Solicitor in 2016. She gained a Law degree and has also completed Legal Practice Course. She has continued to work in the area of Immigration law since she qualified as a Solicitor in 2016 and throughout her time with Maalik & Co. Farhana has a wealth of experience in dealing with all types of Immigration matters.

Sana Shahid: Paralegal

Sana has a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Middlesex University. Sana has been working with us for over 5 years as a Paralegal and has more than 5 years’ experience in handling Immigration casework and applications.

Saira Azam: Caseworker

Saira completed her MBA from Durham University, having previously gained a Bachelor’s degree. Saira has previously worked as an OISC registered adviser for several years and has more than 5 years’ experience in handling Immigration casework.

Prachi Singh: Caseworker

Prachi completed her Master’s degree (LL.M) from Queen’s University Belfast and completed the Legal Practice Course from BPP University. Prachi has been working with us as a Caseworker and has more than 2 years’ experience in handling Immigration casework.



• Advise you of the requirements of the relevant Act / Law in relation to your Immigration application
• Advise you on the documents / evidence required in support of the application
• Prepare and submit the application to the Home Office including completing the relevant forms and related procedural steps
• Submit all the relevant documents provided by yourself to the Home Office
• Inform you once a decision is made on the application


Disbursements are sums that have to be paid to third parties in relation to your application or case. These are normally payable at the time of submitting the application. Disbursements are not included in our quoted fees. You will pay this to the Home Office directly as part of the application process. The highly likely disbursements for Immigration applications are as follow:

 Home Office application fees
 Immigration Health Surcharge (if applicable)
 Biometric Information Enrolment fees (if applicable)

The Home Office related applications fees can be found on their website. Use this link for the current Home Office fees: view Home Office fees here

For the current Immigration Health Surcharge and if it applies to you, please go to the following links: Immigration Health Surcharge


Our quoted fee is only for the work/steps we have set out above and does not include any other work. If any appeal, judicial review proceedings or other court proceedings are required later, that will be a separate matter and we will agree a separate retainer with you in relation to this. If an unforeseen complexity arises or where a client’s specific request means additional work, that will be a separate matter and we will agree a separate retainer with you in relation to this.


Timescale for Immigration applications depend on so many factors, many of which will not be in your control or ours. In our experience may take between two to twelve months for the standard visa application to be decided. We cannot guarantee how long the Home Office will take to process your application. Read the current processing times for each type of application. This information can be found on the Home Office website.

The key stages in an Immigration application include obtaining required documents which confirm you meet the relevant requirements, completing relevant application forms, submitting documents to the Home Office, carrying out any procedural steps required by Home Office like biometric enrolment. After all these steps are completed, the Home Office is in a position to make a decision on the application.

Student Visa Application£800.00
Application as a PBS Dependent applicant£800.00
Visit visas (for tourism, or visiting friends / family) per applicant£1000.00
Spouse and Partners applications, fiancé(e)s or civil partners£1,500.00
Applications for Skilled worker Visa£1,000.00
Adult Dependent relative applications£2,000.00
Child Dependent Entry Clearance Visa Application£1,500.00
Ancestry visas£1,500.00
Applications under Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category£5,000.00
Applications for ILR on the basis of long residence£1,500.00
Extension of leave granted on the basis of Child£1,000.00
Naturalisation as a British Citizen£800.00
Registration as a British Citizen for Children under 18£600.00
Application under the EU Settlement Scheme£1,000.00
Application under the EEA Regulations for Residence Card£1,500.00
Application on basis of Private Life£1,500.00
Application for a Sponsor License as a Business£2,400.00
Application for Certificate of Sponsorship for 1 Applicant£600.00
Application for BRP Replacement£600.00
Indefinite Leave to Remain on any other basis on form Set (O)£2,000.00