You can apply for Administrative Review (AR) if your application for pre-settled or settled status is refused by the Home Office, UKVI.

What Is Administrative Review?

An Administrative Review (AR) is a review or reconsideration of your immigration application following refusal of the same by the Home Office UKVI. If your application for settled status or pre settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme has been refused by the Home Office, UKVI, you can seek an Administrative Review (AR) of the Home Office refusal and ask the Home Office, UKVI to reconsider or review the refusal of your application.

You’ll be told by the Home Office, UKVI in your decision letter if you can apply for the decision on your application under the EU Settlement Scheme to be reviewed through Administrative Review (AR). You’ll find your decision letter attached to the email the Home Office, UKVI sent you following your application under the EU Settlement Scheme. You can apply for an Administrative Review (AR) from inside the UK.

You can apply for an Administrative Review (AR) if either:

You can also make a new application under the EU Settlement Scheme.

How To Apply For Administrative Review (AR)?

You must make your application for Administrative Review within 28 days of the date on your decision email. You’ll need to complete the administrative review application form. You must use a separate form for each person applying for a review, whether they’re a child or an adult.

UKVI Fee For Administrative Review (AR)

It costs £80 per person to apply for Administrative Reivew (AR) of the UKVI refusal under the EU settlement scheme.

This fee will be refunded if:

  • your application for a review is successful, for example if the original decision is withdrawn and settled or pre-settled status is granted
  • your application for a review is rejected because it’s invalid

Can I Send New Information Or Evidence With My Administrative Review (AR)?

Under the EU settlement scheme, you can send new information or evidence with your application for an Administrative Review (AR). The application form explains how to send the new information or evidence with your Administrative Review (AR).

You do not need to resend information or evidence that you’ve already provided to the Home Office UKVI with your settled or pre settled status application.

Processing Time Of Administrative Review (AR)

You’ll usually receive the result of the review within 28 days. If Home Office UKVI need more time, they’ll email you to let you know when you can expect to receive a decision.

Withdrawing Administrative Review (AR)

To ask the Home Office, UKVI to withdraw your request for Administrative Review (AR), you should email the Home Office, UKVI at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  You must include ‘EUSS’ followed by your Unique Application Number in the subject line. You must also include your name, date of birth and nationality. If you withdraw your request, your application fee will not be refunded.

How Can We Help With Your Administrative Review Request?

As specialist EU law solicitors, we can represent you in your request for administrative review of your pre-settled or settled status refusal and carry out all the work in relation to your Administrative Review (AR) of pre-settled or settled status refusal. Our work on your Administrative Review (AR) may include the following:

  • Discussing the reasons for refusal letter with you and advising on potential grounds to challenge the refusal of your pre-settled or settled status application;
  • Where relevant, considering the relevant documentary evidence which can be relied upon in rebuttal of the reasons for refusal of your pre-settled or settled status application;
  • Completing the relevant application form for Administrative Review (AR), if applicable;
  • Preparing detailed grounds for Administrative Review (AR) arguing rationally how the decision of the Home Office is not in accordance with relevant laws and facts and why the Home Office UKVI should reverse the decision of the Home Office caseworker to refuse the pre-settled or settled status application;
  • Submitting the Administrative Review (AR) to the Home Office UKVI as per UKVI Guidance for the Administrative Review to be a valid for consideration by the Home Office, UKVI;
  • Keeping you fully informed on the progress of your matter;
  • Doing all the follow up work until decision is reached on your Administrative Review (AR) request by the Home Office UKVI.

Our Fee For An Administrative Review (AR)

Our fees for providing expert legal help and assistance for an administrative review of pre-settled or settled status refusal are given in the fee table below:

Our Service Our Fee
Complete help with Administrative Review (AR) of EUSS family permit refusal From £800 To £1,500 (VAT not applicable)
Complete help with Administrative Review (AR) of refusal of pre-settled or settled status application From £800 + VAT To £1,500 + VAT
Appeal against refusal of EUSS Family permit From £2,000 To £3,500 (VAT not applicable)
Appeal against refusal of pre-settled status application or settled status application From £2,000 + VAT To £3,500 + VAT

The agreed fixed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the volume of casework involved in the Administrative Review (AR). In addition to our fixed fee for helping with Administrative Review (AR), the applicant will also have to pay the Home office UKVI fees for the Administrative Review (AR).

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