Specialist Property Inspection Reports

Scientific Services Group LTD

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Please note there are companies online offering virtual property inspections remotely. Such reports risk being dismissed by UKVI.

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Property Inspection Report UK

What is a property inspection report?

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

 

The property inspection report is typically used  for settlement visa cases which include: 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).​

Staff and Specialism

Scientific Services Group LTD is led by a qualified assessor who is fully conversant in housing legislation and holds an MSc in Environmental Health. In addition to being a full member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).

BOOKING/PAYMENT

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?

Housing Survey for immigration

We provide housing survey's throughout Yorkshire and Lancashire. Please see prices below as a guide:

Huddersfield/Kirklees....£70

Calderdale/Halifax............£70

Bradford.....................................£70

Keighley......................................£80

Leeds............................................£80

Wakefield/Barnsley..........£80

Doncaster..................................£90

Greater Manchester...........£80 - 100

York................................................£120

Sheffield......................................£100

Rotherham................................£100

Pendle District.......................£100

Stockport...................................£115

Please note emergency or last-minute bookings will incur an additional charge. If you have any further queries with regards to the property inspection report costs or want to know whether we cover a particular area you can contact us.

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.

 

1. Give us a call or email us and we will provide a quotation whilst provisionally scheduling the home survey.

 

2. Prior to the inspection, there is a booking form that needs to be completed.

3. Before the property inspection can take place payment needs to clear, fees can be paid via the booking form or through an invoice.

4. If you wish to pay by invoice, please select manual payment at checkout when completing the booking form.

5. The booking form can be completed by clicking on the link below:

Email: booking@visa-property-inspection.com

Telephone: 07920383548


Correspondence Address:
Scientific Services Group LTD
Unit 76030
PO Box 4336
Manchester
M61 0BW