Immigration Accommodation & Entry Clearance Reports

The United Kingdom Border Agency (UKBA) state that applications for a visa to the UK (either as a extended visitor or permanent settlement) spouse visas, temporary work permit or settlement and residency within the UK from outside the EEC require evidence of the type of housing and its condition for your proposed accommodation.

When considering a VISA Application, the Entry Clearance Officer must be satisfied that the sponsor can provide satisfactory accommodation. This means the accommodation must be fit to live in and will not be overcrowded.

Nationwide Surveyors undertakes property inspections on residential properties for immigration purposes such as to aid in an application for spouse visas, temporary work permit or settlement and residency within the UK. We specialise in providing Immigration accommodation reports that fulfil all Home Office: UK Border Agency requirements. The accommodation inspection will involve our surveyor assessing that the property:

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  • Is not statutorily overcrowded and shall have sufficient space to accommodate both the applicant and current occupiers under the Housing Act 1985.
  • Is free from Hazards as outlined under the Housing Act 2004, Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS).
  • Is free from conditions that may present a public health nuisance.
  • Is in reasonable state of repair and have reasonably modern facilities / services.Our reports are compliant and produced in accordance with the requirements by all British High Commissions and Embassies abroad and by the UK Border Agency.

In the past we have prepared Immigration Accommodation Reports for entry clearance applications for the UK from various countries, Reports have to be compiled by RICS qualified surveyors.

Our reports are also suitable to be presented for appeals against the refusal of entry clearance.

We offer our services throughout London, the south of England, Midlands and all of Eastern England. We can and will service other areas upon request.
We offer a fast track service where a survey is dispatched to your home within 24hours of inspection.