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Housing Report For Spouse Visa

Scientific Services Group LTD
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What is a property inspection report?

We produce property inspection reports for the purposes of immigration in the Barnsley area. This document demonstrates your accommodation meets adequate housing standards stipulated by UKVI (United Kingdom Visa and Immigration).  


The property inspection report is typically used as a supporting document in settlement visa cases which includes: spouse, fiance, and family visas. It is the only document that highlights an independent assessment has taken place of your accommodation to the entry clearance officer and the accommodation is adequate.

Property inspection reports may also be referred to as:

- Accommodation Certificate

- UKVI Property Inspection

- Housing Survey 

- Immigration Housing Report

- Immigration Housing Survey Report

A housing survey from Scientific Services Group LTD ensures your accommodation meets the required housing standards.  

The property inspection report is produced by surveying the house and looking at the below areas:

  • The number of rooms and occupants of the proposed accommodation.

  • Ensure the property is safe, in a good state of repair and doesn't pose a health and safety risk.

  • Checks whether the property would become overcrowded if more people move in.

Following the housing survey, we will provide a property inspection report which is valid for 12 weeks.

Booking a housing survey for immigration

You can book a property inspection if the following apply:

  • You are the sponsor of the person(s) entering the UK

  • The person(s) will enter the UK within the next 12 weeks.

  • The property does not share a bathroom or kitchen with another household, Except when they are from the same family as the person(s) coming to the UK.

  • A current gas safety certificate from the landlord can be provided if it is a rented home.

  • Electrical Installation Condition Report for a rented home (Excluding council and social housing).

  • The property is safe, in a good state of repair and has proper kitchen and bathroom facilities.

  • The property you intend to live in is owned or lived in exclusively by you and your family (applications received for rented accommodation that is shared with members of another family will not be accepted).​


1. Fill in the GET IN TOUCH contact form and one of our consultants will give you a callback and provide a quotation whilst scheduling the home survey.


2. Prior to the inspection, there is a booking form that needs to be completed along with making payment online.

3. Alternatively we accept Payment via invoice prior to the inspection and for certain areas, accept payment after the inspection.

4. Booking form can be completed by clicking on the link below:

What does the accommodation certificate contain?

Our specialist environmental assessor will conduct a housing survey and produce an Immigration Property Inspection Report also sometimes known as an accommodation certificate. This document will demonstrate the adequate accommodation requirement is met.


Our reports are fully compliant with UKVI (United Kingdom Visa and Immigration) guidance and fulfill the Housing legislative criteria stipulated by the Home Office. The report will look at the housing conditions and consist of the following:

  • A description of the property

  • Name of the sponsor and applicant.

  • Who owns and occupies the property.

  • Breakdown of the number of rooms and size.

  • Environmental observations concerning category 1 hazards.

  • A statement of whether the property would be statutorily overcrowded by the addition of the person seeking entry to the UK.

How much does a property inspection report cost for Barnsley?

Housing Survey for immigration

Our housing report for immigration in Barnsley is approximately £90 depending on the postcode. 

Appointments are available on the weekend subject to availability. Please call for an accurate quotation.

Contact us on 07920383548

Once the housing survey is completed the property inspection report will be generated within 72 hours and sent to you through your preferred method of delivery.

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