This week, the Immigration Health Surcharge increased from £400 to £624.
Applicants for entry clearance to the UK for more than six months, and people already in the UK applying for time-limited leave to remain, are required to pay the charge to cover NHS healthcare in the UK.
Read more about the surcharge – and who is exempt from paying – in the Entering the UK section of the Right to Remain Toolkit. We’ve updated the Toolkit to reflect these changes.
The section also looks at: general grounds of refusal of entry, an overview of the main types of visa for entry to the UK, and entering the UK and claiming asylum.
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