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  • your application for a review is successful, for example if the original decision is withdrawn and settled or pre-settled status is granted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.

When Will I Get Decision On My Administrative Review Application?

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

Can I Withdraw My 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.

What Can I Do If The Home Office UKVI Maintain Refusal In Administrative Review?

If the Home Office UKVI maintains its decision to refuse your application for settled or pre settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, you then have the option to file Pre Action Protocol (PAP) and Judicial Review (JR) against the refusal of your application. In some cases, filing a fresh application for settled status or pre settled status may be more appropriate rather than challenging the refusal by way of Judicial Review (JR). It is also possible to file fresh application as well as Judicial Review (JR) against the refusal of settled status or pre settled status application.

Why Sunrise Solicitors For Administrative Review (AR) Against Refusal Of Settled Or Pre Settled Status Application?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with Administrative Review (AR) applications. The quality of our service is self-evident from our clients' reviews about the service provided by our immigration lawyers. You can contact us if you are seeking legal help from immigration solicitors in LondonManchester or Birmingham in relation to your Administrative Review (AR) of refusal of settled status or pre settled status application and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

What Is Our Fee For An Administrative Review (AR) Of Refusal Of Settled Or Pre Settled Status Application?

  • We will charge you a fee from £600 + VAT which will cover all our work until decision is reached by the Home Office UKVI on your request for Administrative Review of refusal of your settled status or pre settled status application.
  • It is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by us on your behalf e.g. UKVI fee for administrative review, etc.

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