1. Overview

You must apply in person at a premium service centre if you want a decision on the same day as you apply to extend your visa or settle in the UK.

You must be applying from within the UK to use this service.

Most applications are processed the same day if all the information needed is brought to your appointment.


You must pay £400 to apply at a premium service centre, in addition to the standard application fee.

You don’t have to pay the additional fee if you’re applying for an EEA registration certificate or to work in the UK as a Croatian national.

The fee for the service may be refunded for certain reasons (eg IT problems, fire evacuations) that result in your application taking longer than a day.

You won’t get a refund if your application takes longer because extra checks are needed.

Not all types of application can be made in person.

Book an appointment

Check if you’re eligible to apply for the premium service.

If you’re eligible, you need to:

A mobile service called the super premium service is also available for an extra fee.

Premium service centres were previously called public enquiry offices (PEOs).