Immigration Solicitors London

Est. 2002

+44 (0)20 7038 3980

RLegal Solicitors, 162-168 Regent Street London W1B 5TG

RLegal is regulated by the SRA, Reg No: 00380691

A. RLegal is a private client firm and does not undertake work under the Legal Aid Scheme. If you would like to find a firm who undertake Legal Aid you may wish to contact the Law Society or the Solicitors Regulation Authority to find a solicitor who can assist you under the scheme.
No, RLegal only undertake UK inbound immigration related work.
No, RLegal do not assist with Schengen visas.

The NHS surcharge was introduced by the Immigration Act 2014 to ensure that non EEA nationals who apply for a visa of more than 6 months duration make a financial contribution in order to benefit from its services.


A fee of £200 (£150 for a Tier 4 migrant) for a whole or each part of year must be paid as part of the respective immigration application, unless one of the following exemptions applies:


  • Tier Intra Company Transferees and their dependants
  • child under 18 taken into local authority care
  • Australian and New Zealand nationals
  • dependants of the UK armed forces personnel
  • dependants of other armed forces who are exempt from immigration control
  • applicable civilian employees of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation or the Australian Department of Defence in the UK or their dependants.


If you fail to make the application a caseworker should request payment of the fee, if you are within the UK this must be paid within 10 working days and 7 working days if outside the UK, otherwise the entire application will be rejected.

Yes, we act on behalf of many clients who are abroad. We are able to take instructions by email and, of course, telephone. Clients can scan, fax or send correspondence by a secure method such as courier or registered post.
We are located in central London, but are able to assist clients irrespective of where they are.
Yes, we are available to meet our clients during working hours.
No, we are an independent firm of solicitors regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. We do of course liaise with the Home Office and UK Immigration Service when acting on behalf of our clients.
We endeavour to provide honest advice to our clients. If we do not think your case has merit we will suggest what your options are.
We have been practicing UK immigration law for many years and the partners have considerable expertise. Our success rates are outstanding. We do not take on a case unless we expect to succeed. Further information can be found by visiting the ‘about us’ and ‘our people’ pages.
By contacting us on +44 (0)20 7038 3980 during working hours, email at or completion of our online contact form.