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U.K. government increases student visa application fee by 285%

The government of the United Kingdom has announced an increase in student visa application fees from £127 to £490, an increase of 385%.


This was disclosed in a release by the Home Office yesterday. According to the release, the new cost will come into effect from October 4, following the new legislation being laid in Parliament.


Beyond the increase in student visa application fees, the British government also announced an increase in visit visa application fees from £100 to £115.