We have received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following:
- Why does the fee for a UK Ancestry application for further leave to remain within the UK cost £395 when the fee for an application for a 5 year full UK Ancestry visa made outside the UK cost £200.
- Requested a copy of any regulatory Impact assessment that was carried out in relation to further leave to remain for UK Ancestry applications made in the UK
- Requested information outlining the costs incurred per applicant for Further Leave to Remain UK Ancestry applications made within the UK.
- Whether BIA had considered adding an additional one year visa of further leave to remain to existing four year UK Ancestry visas at no extra cost in order to make up the 5 year period.
We released the following information on: 19 March 2008