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  • Property Inspection Report - Immigration & Visa | Scientific Services Group LTD

    Property Inspection Report Immigration & Visa Experienced team of surveyors that are members of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. Book your inspection now ABOUT US Independent property inspection report Scientific Services Group LTD is an established environmental consultancy that provides independent property inspection reports for immigration purposes. We pride ourselves on being one of the largest providers of immigration housing reports in the region. What is a property inspection report? The property inspection report for UK immigration is required for certain types of immigration applications. This includes spouse, fiancé and visitor visa entry clearance applications. This is the only document that proves to the Home office an independent assessment has taken place and the accommodation is considered adequate. ACCOMMODATION INSPECTION SERVICES We offer both physical on-site property inspections and online property inspection reports . Please see the price list for on-site inspections or contact us with your postcode for an accurate price. Both types of accommodation inspection reports are accepted by the Home Office. ONLINE PROPERTY INSPECTION REPORT *FROM £99 See guidance ON-SITE PROPERTY INSPECTION REPORT *FROM £70 See Price List HOW TO BOOK Follow the steps below to get your accommodation inspection report booked. 1. Fill in the contact form and we will give you a callback or email you with a price after consultation. 2. Provisional booking slots for on-site inspections will be held for 24 hours only. The booking has a confirmed status once the booking form is completed. 3. We accept bank transfer and online payment. Cash payment is subject to status and depending on the area, please enquire before making the booking. 4. Both the virtual property inspection & on-site inspection can be booked by completing the booking form which also processes the payment. 5. Click on the booking form and complete your booking. Testimonials QB 10/10 service all round 10/10 service all round, would highly highly recommend. Very professional and very prompt too, always there to help you with any queries. Fantastic service ✅👍🏻 N. Ashraf Best property inspector for any visa application Excellent level of customer service, very helpful and supportive. Fairly priced. Flexible call out. Would highly recommend to others. Lucy Could not have been more helpful Could not have been more helpful! As soon as I saw the website I messaged and had a message back within the hour. We had a quick phone call to arrange the viewing of my property for our spousal visa. Everything was smooth..... Our reviews are available on Trustpilot please click on the image below to see what customers say about us. contact us Mail Booking@visa-property-inspection.com 07920383548 Location Correspondence Address: Scientific Services Group LTD Unit 76030 PO Box 4336 Manchester M61 0BW CONTACT US Submit ACCOMMODATION STANDARDS FOR UK IMMIGRATION The property must meet the following standards: The property is safe, in a good state of repair and does not pose a health and safety risk. ​ The property does not share a bathroom or kitchen with another household - unless they are from the same family as the person(s) coming to the UK. ​ The property is owned or occupied exclusively by the sponsor/sponsor's family (the property is not suitable if it is shared with members of another family). ​ A current gas safety certificate from the landlord (only for rented accommodation). ​ The property has sufficient space and will not become statutorily overcrowded if more people move in. ​ Valid EPC (Energy Performance Certificate), minimum rating E (only for rented accommodation).

  • How much does a property inspection report cost? | Scientific Services Group LTD

    How much does a property inspection report cost ? The cost for on-site physical property inspection report is shown below as a guide. Please contact us if your area is not shown on 07920383548 . The price for online property inspection starts from £99 nationwide. Price ranges are given for some areas, the lower price in the range is subject to availability and depends on whether we have block bookings in the area in-addition to the availability of the surveyor. ​ Huddersfield - From £70 Halifax - From £70 Bradford - From £70 Dewsbury - From £70 Batley - From £70 Leeds - From £80 Shipley - From £80 Todmorden - From £80 Wakefield - From £80 Skipton - £130 York - £150 Harrogate - £140 West Yorkshire & North Yorkshire Book Now Greater Manchester & Surrounding Area Rochdale - £70 - £80 Oldham - £70 - 80 Middleton - £100 Ashton Under Lyne - £90 Manchester - £99 - £130 Altrincham - £130 Salford - £120 Stockport - £120 Denton - £99 Bury - £99 Hyde - £110 Bolton - £100 ​ Blackburn - £120 Accrington - £120 Preston - £150 Nelson - £120 Burnley - £120 ​ ​ ​ Warrington - £130 Chester - £220 Cheshire Lancashire Book Now *Birmingham - From £150 (Subject to availability) ​ South Yorkshire & Derbyshire Book Now Barnsley - From £80 Sheffield - From £99 Rotherham - From £110 Doncaster - £130 ​ Derby - £200 Matlock - £200 Birmingham

  • Property Inspection Report | Manchester | *£99

    Immigration Property Inspection Report Manchester Experienced team of surveyors who are members of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Book your inspection now WHAT IS A PROPERTY INSPECTION REPORT? The property inspection report for immigration also known as an accommodation certificate is required for certain types of entry clearance applications. This is the only document that proves to the Home office an independent assessment has taken place and the accommodation is adequate. ​ The property inspection report can be used to support the following types of applications: ​ - Spouse visa - Fiance visa - Visitor visa - Child dependent visa - Further leave to remain applications ​ Independent property inspection report Scientific Services Group LTD is an established environmental consultancy providing independent property inspection reports for immigration purposes. Our reports are recognised and accepted by the Home Office. ​ Property inspection reports in Manchester cost between £99-130 . Please contact us for an accurate price. Our rates are considerably less than Manchester Council and we offer a more responsive service. Appointments are available on the weekends and the evenings subject to availability. IMMIGRATION HOUSING REPORT IN MANCHESTER We offer physical on-site inspection in the Manchester area. All inspections are undertaken by trained surveyors who are registered with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and are well-rehearsed in housing legislation in addition to UKVI requirements. Be aware of companies where the surveyor is not adequately qualified as it may impact the report being accepted by the Home Office . ON-SITE PROPERTY INSPECTION REPORT *FROM £99 In Manchester See Price List HOW TO BOOK Follow the steps below to get your inspection started. 1. Fill in the contact form and we will give you a callback or email you with a price after consultation. 2. Provisional booking slots for on-site inspections will be held for 24 hours only. The booking has a confirmed status once the booking form is completed. 3. We accept bank transfer and online payment. Cash payment is subject to status and depending on the area, please enquire before making the booking. 4. Both the virtual property inspection & on-site inspection can be booked by completing the booking form which also processes the payment. 5. Click on the booking form and complete your booking. Testimonials QB 10/10 service all round 10/10 service all round, would highly highly recommend. Very professional and very prompt too, always there to help you with any queries. Fantastic service ✅👍🏻 N. Ashraf Best property inspector for any visa application Excellent level of customer service, very helpful and supportive. Fairly priced. Flexible call out. Would highly recommend to others. Lucy Could not have been more helpful Could not have been more helpful! As soon as I saw the website I messaged and had a message back within the hour. We had a quick phone call to arrange the viewing of my property for our spousal visa. Everything was smooth..... Our reviews are available on Trustpilot please click on the image below to see what customers say about us. contact us CONTACT US Mail Booking@visa-property-inspection.com 07920383548 Location Correspondence Address: Scientific Services Group LTD Unit 76030 PO Box 4336 Manchester M61 0BW HOUSING STANDARDS The property must meet the following standards: The property is safe, in a good state of repair and does not pose a health and safety risk. ​ The property does not share a bathroom or kitchen with another household - unless they are from the same family as the person(s) coming to the UK. ​ The property is owned or occupied exclusively by the sponsor/sponsor's family (the property is not suitable if it is shared with members of another family). ​ A current gas safety certificate from the landlord (only for rented accommodation). ​ The property has sufficient space and will not become statutorily overcrowded if more people move in. ​ Valid EPC (Energy Performance Certificate), minimum rating E (only for rented accommodation).

  • Property Inspection Report Birmingham | From £99

    Home: About Property Inspection Report Birmingham Book Immigration Property Inspection Report UKVI Immigration Inspection Report Scientific Services Group Ltd is an environmental consultancy that specialises in housing inspections for immigration purposes. We are now able to offer property inspection reports in Birmingham and the surrounding area. The accommodation certificate produced by us allows the sponsor to evidence an independent assessment has taken place of their accommodation to the entry clearance officer and the accommodation is adequate. The physical on-site immigration inspection for Birmingham costs from £150. We undertake inspections in Birmingham once a month and appointments are subject to availability. Whereas, the online inspection costs start from £99, please familiarise yourself with how the online report works by reading the guidance. The Home Office accepts both forms of our report. However, remote inspections may not be suitable depending on your circumstances. ​ The on-site property inspection roughly takes 30 minutes, during the housing survey we look 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. ​ Our surveyor will use a laser measuring tool for the on-site inspection to measure the rooms. Following an inspection, we will provide a report which is valid for 12 weeks. ​ We provide property inspection report in Birmingham in the following areas: ​ B1 Birmingham City Centre, Broad Street (east) B2 Birmingham City Centre, New Street B3 Birmingham City Centre, Newhall Street B4 Birmingham City Centre, Corporation Street (north) B5 Digbeth, Highgate, Lee Bank B6 Aston, Witton B7 Nechells B8 Washwood Heath, Ward End, Saltley B9 Bordesley Green, Bordesley B10 Small Heath B11 Sparkhill, Sparkbrook, Tyseley B12 Balsall Heath, Sparkbrook, Highgate B13 Moseley, Billesley B14 Kings Heath, Yardley Wood, Druids Heath, Highter’s Heath, Warstock B15 Edgbaston, Lee Bank B16 Edgbaston, Ladywood B17 Harborne, Edgbaston B18 Winson Green, Hockley B19 Lozells, Newtown, Birchfield B20 Handsworth Wood, Handsworth, Birchfield B21 Handsworth B23 Erdington, Stockland Green, Short Heath, Perry Common B24 Erdington, Wylde Green, Tyburn B25 Yardley B26 Sheldon, Yardley B27 Acocks Green B28 Hall Green B29 Selly Oak, Bournbrook, Selly Park, Weoley Castle, California (part of) B30 Bournville, Cotteridge, Stirchley B31 Northfield, Longbridge, West Heath B32 Woodgate, Bartley Green, Quinton, California (part of) B33 Kitts Green, Stechford B34 Shard End, Buckland End B35 Castle Vale B36 Castle Bromwich, Smith’s Wood, Bromford, Hodge Hill B37 Chelmsley Wood, Marston Green, Kingshurst, Fordbridge B38 Kings Norton, West Heath B40 National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham International Airport, Marston Green, Bickenhill B42 Perry Barr, Great Barr, Hamstead B43 Great Barr, Hamstead B44 Perry Barr, Kingstanding, Great Barr B45 Rednal, New Frankley, Rubery, Cofton Hackett, Barnt Green, Lickey, Longbridge, Northfield (part) B46 Water Orton, Coleshill, Nether Whitacre B47 Hollywood, Wythall B48 Alvechurch B50 Bidford-on-Avon B60 Bromsgrove (east) B61 Bromsgrove (west) B62 Halesowen (east), Romsley, Hunnington, Quinton (part) B63 Halesowen (west and town centre), Hayley Green, Hasbury B64 Cradley Heath, Old Hill B65 Rowley Regis, Blackheath B66 Smethwick (east and north), Bearwood (east) B67 Smethwick (west), Bearwood (west), Londonderry B68 Langley, Brandhall, Quinton (part of) B69 Oldbury, Tividale B70 West Bromwich (south, west and town centre) B71 West Bromwich (north) B72 Sutton Coldfield town centre, Maney, Wylde Green, Erdington B73 Boldmere, New Oscott, Wylde Green B74 Four Oaks, Mere Green, Little Aston, Streetly B75 Sutton Trinity, Falcon Lodge, Rectory B76 Walmley, Minworth B77 Tamworth, Wilnecote, Amington B78 Tamworth, Fazeley, Kingsbury, Polesworth B79 Tamworth, Warton B80 Studley B90 Shirley, Solihull Lodge, Majors Green, Dickens Heath, Cheswick Green B91 Solihull B92 Olton, Elmdon, Bickenhill, Hampton-in-Arden B93 Knowle B94 Hockley Heath, Earlswood B95 Henley-in-Arden B96 Feckenham B97 Redditch (west), Callow Hill, Webheath B98 Redditch (east), Beoley ​ ​ Get in Touch Form Contact us on 07920383548

  • Terms & Conditions | Scientific Services Group LTD

    Terms & Conditions GENERAL CONDITIONS OF ENGAGEMENT 1. General 1.1 These terms and conditions apply to the services to be provided by Scientific Services Group Limited in accordance with the instructions received from the Client (sponsor), as named in the booking form. The booking form and these terms and conditions form the basis of the contract between Scientific Services Group Ltd and the Client. ​ 1.2 We will process your personal data in accordance with the law for the purpose of providing the requested services. ​ 1.3 Consultation is required prior to making an online booking. Placing the order without consultation invalidates the contract and we will issue a refund minus processing charges which are 2.1%. 2. Cancellation & Refund 2.1 We shall provide a full refund minus admin fees which are 2.1% of the transaction amount + 0.20 GBP for cancellations made at least 12 hours prior to the scheduled booking for on-site property inspection. 2.2 For online property inspection reports, we provide a full refund (minus admin fees highlighted in 2.1) upto 24 hours after the client has submitted the form highlighting the dimensions of the rooms. ​ 2.3 All refunds can take up 5 working days to be returned to bank account. We use a third party vendor to process payments. ​ 2.4 Should a booking be canceled without sufficient notice ie less than 4 hours it will incur 75 % reduction fees. ​ 2.5 Should the Surveyor be unable to access any part of the property due to circumstances outside of their control a 100% re-inspection fee will apply. ​ 2.6 Privatley rented accommodation that has a gas supply is legally subject to an annual gas safety check by a qualified gas safe engineer. We will request to see a copy of the gas safety certificate. Failure to provide the documentation will invalidate the contract and will also result in the property being deemed as inadequate for the purposes of immigration. In the event the inspection has been scheduled but has not been performed and it has come to light that here is no gas safety certificate, we will provide a full refund minus to admin fees. However, once the inspection is performed and the relevant documentation is not provided, the property will be deemed unsuitable and a copy of the report will be provided to the client highlighting the contravention in public health regulation. Please note no refund is provided for not meeting the housing standards. ​ 3. Cancellation & Re-booking Inspection 3.1 In the event you have canceled your booking and opted for a refund rather than re-scheduling and we have issued the refund. Should you then wish to re-book an inspection at a later date with us. We reserve the right to decline to offer any further services and should we agree to re-book the inspection, the orginal quote will no-longer be available and a new price will be provided which will often be higher than the original qouted amount. ​ 4. Amendments & Changes to Report. 4.1 When commissioning an inspection with the environmental consultant at Scientific Services Group LTD, you are requesting a surveyor to perform an independent assessment. Therefore, no interference should be made with the report and the fundamental outcome. ​ 4.2 The report is written using the information provided by the client ie name of the applicant and occupants etc . If an error has been made by the client, the first revision is free (Clause 3.2 applies with respect to timeframes). Subsequent revisions incur a £25 admin charge. ​ 4.3 Once the report has been completed an email will be sent to the client. It is the responsibility of the client to check all the information they have provided is correct. Revisions made after 14 days which are the result of an error by the client with the information they have provided incur an additional fee of £25. ​ 4.4 Any errors made by the surveyor in the report will be rectified at the earliest opportunity free of charge. ​ 5. Misleading Information / HMO (Housing in multiple occupation) 5.1 Should misleading information be provided in-order to obtain an accommodation certificate we reserve the right to end the contract. ​ 5.2 We do not provide immigration property inspection reports for HMO (Housing in multiple occupation). The standard test for a house in multiple occupation (HMO) is whether two or more households share a basic amenity, such as a bathroom or kitchen. ​ 5.3 No refund shall be provided if the property inspection has been performed and the surveyor has uncovered the client has intentionally provided fraudulent information. This is particularly relevant in the event of the surveyor uncovering the property is an HMO (Housing in multiple occupation). ​

  • Property Inspection Report Burnley | From £120

    Home: About Scientific Services Group LTD Specialist in Property Inspection Reports Book Immigration Property Inspection Report PROPERTY INSPECTION REPORT BURNLEY & PENDLE BURNLEY & PENDLE FIXED FROM £120 We perform housing inspection reports in the Burnley and Pendle area for immigration purposes. The Home Office expects evidence in the form of a housing report to be submitted to prove you have adequate accommodation, please see "Do you need a housing report for your spouse visa ". We also offer online property inspection reports which start at £99, please see guidance for more details. A housing report from Scientific Services Group LTD ensures your accommodation meets the required housing standards. ​ During the property inspection we look 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 an inspection, we will provide a report which is valid for 12 weeks. ​ FAQ - Property Inspection Report for Immigration Does the fee include the housing inspection and the report? ​ Yes it's all inclusive in the £120 charge. ​ Can I get a property inspection report at short notice in the Pendle region? ​ We will do our best to accommodate your request, for same-day booking an additional charge applies. ​ What's the qualification of the person surveying and writing the report? ​ All reports and house surveys are performed by our resident environmental consultant who has an MSc in Environmental Health and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. ​ What if my property does not pass the property inspection report? ​ The environmental consultant will highlight the hazards identified in the report and remedial work that needs to be done. A re-inspection can be scheduled afterwards for a discounted price. In the case of overcrowding, the environmental consultant will explain the legislation and how the contravention has occurred. Contact us on 07920383548 Areas covered for property inspection report in Burnley & Pendle and nearby areas: - Nelson - Barnoldswick - Coln - Brierfield - Earby - Padiham - Burnley - Hameldon Hill - Foulridge - Pendle Hill - Weetshill - Boulsworth Hill ​

  • Property Inspection Report | York | From £150

    Home: About Property Inspection Report York Scientific Services Group LTD Contact us to book property inspection Property Inspection report for spouse visa - York Scientific Services Group Ltd is an environmental consultancy that specialises in property inspection reports for immigration purposes. We are now able to offer property inspection reports in York and the surrounding area. The accommodation certificate produced by us allows the sponsor to evidence an independent accommodation assessment has taken place of their accommodation to the entry clearance officer and the accommodation is adequate. The immigration inspection report for York costs £150.00. The Home office recognise and accepts our reports. We commonly do housing inspection reports for spouse visa and vista visa applications. ​ The property inspection roughly takes 30 minutes, during the housing survey we look 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. ​ Our surveyor will use a laser measuring tool to measure the rooms. Following an inspection, we will provide a report which is valid for 12 weeks. Our fees are considerably lower than York council. We offer a far more customer orientated service with quicker turnaround of your report. ​ ​ ​ Contact us to book property inspection FAQ - Property inspection report Does the fee include the housing inspection and the report? ​ Yes it's all inclusive in the £130 charge. ​ What type of property inspection report does the Home Office accept? ​ The Home office requires the housing report to be obtained from an independent company and the person performing the inspection to be suitably qualified. Scientific Services Group LTD is staffed by an environmental health practitioner who is registered with CIEH. ​ What's the qualification of the person surveying and writing the report? ​ All reports and house surveys are performed by our resident environmental consultant who has an MSc in Environmental Health and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. ​ What if my property does not pass the property inspection report? ​ The environmental consultant will highlight the hazards identified in the report and remedial work that needs to be done. A re-inspection can be scheduled afterward for a discounted price. In the case of overcrowding, the environmental consultant will explain the legislation and how the contravention has occurred. ​ I am renting and do not have a valid EPC can I get a property inspection report? ​ Unfortunately, we would not be able to offer a property inspection report if there is not a valid EPC. As its a legal requirement for the landlord to have a valid EPC with a minimum E rating before renting out the property. The property would be in contravention of national legislation and may also suggest there is also a hazard present under the HHSRS framework, most notably excess cold. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Contact us on 07920383548 Email: Booking@visa-property-inspection.com Contact Us Form We cover the following areas in York: ​ YO1 YORK City Centre YO7 THIRSK Dalton, Hambleton, Thirsk, Topcliffe YO8 SELBY Barlby, Brayton, Bubwith, Cawood, Camblesforth, Drax, Selby, Thorpe Willoughby YO10 YORK Fishergate, Fulford, Heslington, Osbaldwick, Tang Hall YO11 SCARBOROUGH Cayton, Eastfield YO12 SCARBOROUGH Seamer YO13 SCARBOROUGH YO14 FILEY YO15 BRIDLINGTON Bridlington, Bempton, Buckton, Carnaby, Flamborough, Fraisthorpe, Sewerby, Wilsthorpe YO16 BRIDLINGTON Bridlington, Bempton, Bessingby, Boynton, Buckton, Carnaby, Grindale, Sewerby YO17 MALTON Norton YO18 PICKERING Pickering, Thornton-le-Dale YO19 YORK Dunnington, Escrick, Wheldrake, Murton, Riccall, Stillingfleet, Warthill YO21 WHITBY Whitby, Westerdale YO22 WHITBY Robin Hood's Bay YO23 YORK South Bank, Bishopthorpe, Copmanthorpe, Rufforth YO24 YORK Acomb, Dringhouses, Woodthorpe YO25 DRIFFIELD Driffield YO26 YORK Acomb, Leeman Road Area, Upper Poppleton, Nether Poppleton, Green Hammerton YO30 YORK Bootham, Clifton, Skelton, Linton-on-Ouse YO31 YORK Heworth, Huntington (South), The Groves, Layerthorpe YO32 YORK Haxby, Huntington (North), Wigginton, New Earswick, Stockton-on-the-Forest, Strensall YO41 YORK Elvington, Full Sutton, Stamford Bridge, Sutton upon Derwent, Wilberfoss YO42 YORK Pocklington, Barmby Moor, Melbourne, Seaton Ross YO43 YORK Market Weighton, Holme-on-Spalding-Moor YO51 YORK Boroughbridge YO60 YORK Sheriff Hutton YO61 YORK Easingwold YO62 YORK Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside, Nawton

  • Property Inspection Report Derbyshire | From £99

    Home: About Property Inspection Report Derbyshire Scientific Services Group LTD Book Immigration Property Inspection Report Property inspection report for spouse visa - Derbyshire Scientific Services Group Ltd is an environmental consultancy that specialises in housing inspections for immigration purposes. We offer both physical on-site inspections and online desktop inspections. Physical home inspections in the Derbyshire area start from £180.00. Whereas, online inspection start from £99, please see online guidance . The accommodation certificate produced by us allows the sponsor to evidence an independent assessment has taken place of their accommodation to the entry clearance officer and the accommodation is adequate. The Home office recognises our immigration inspection reports. For more information why the property inspection report is important, read our article "do you need a property inspection report? " ​ The property inspection roughly takes 30 minutes, during the housing survey we look 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. ​ Our surveyor will use a laser measuring tool to measure the rooms. Following an inspection, we will provide a report which is valid for 12 weeks. We provide property inspection reports for spouse visa, visit visa, fiancé visa applications. We cover the following areas: ​ Crich Derby Doe Lea Draycott Dronfield Duffield Glossop Hadfield Hatton Heanor Hope Ilkeston Kirk Langley Littleover Long Eaton Mapperley Matlock Melbourne New Mills Newbold Ripley Shirebrook Somercotes Spondon Staveley Stonebroom Swadlincote Tansley Whaley Bridge Whitwell Willington Wirksworth FAQ - House inspection report What type of property inspection report does the Home Office accept? ​ The Home office requires the housing report to be obtained from an independent company and the person performing the inspection to be suitably qualified. Scientific Services Group LTD is staffed by an environmental health practitioner who is registered with CIEH. ​ What's the qualification of the person surveying and writing the report? ​ All reports and house surveys are performed by our resident environmental consultant who has an MSc in Environmental Health and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. ​ What if my property does not pass the property inspection report? ​ The environmental consultant will highlight the hazards identified in the report and remedial work that needs to be done. A re-inspection can be scheduled afterward for a discounted price. In the case of overcrowding, the environmental consultant will explain the legislation and how the contravention has occurred. ​ I am renting and do not have a valid EPC can I get a property inspection report? ​ As its a legal requirement for the landlord to have a valid EPC with a minimum E rating before renting out the property. The property would be in contravention of national legislation and may also suggest there is also a hazard present under the HHSRS framework, Contact us on 07920383548 Get in Touch Form

  • Spouse Visa UK Fees & Costs in 2023 | Calculator | Scientific Services Group LTD

    Spouse Visa UK Fees & Costs in 2023 The spouse visa UK fee (cost) in 2023 is £1,538 if you are applying from outside the UK. This is the fee you pay to pay for the Home Office to process your application. However, there are various other hidden costs which are often overlooked. We have put together an interactive calculator to give you an idea about the costs involved. Desktop is required for the calculator. Contact us for an accurate price for a property inspection report in your area

  • Housing Overcrowding Calculator | Immigration Visa

    Housing Overcrowding Calculator The Housing Act 1985 Part X states a dwelling is overcrowded for the purposes of this part when the number of persons sleeping in the dwelling is such as to contravene: ​ (a) The standard specified in section 325 (the room standard), or (b) The standard specified in section 326 (the space standard ​ The space standard The space standard is contravened when the number of persons sleeping in a dwelling is in excess of the permitted number, having regard to the number and floor area of the rooms of the dwelling available as sleeping accommodation. ​ ​ The housing calculator we have developed is based on the space standard and can be used as a pre-screening tool before booking an inspection. The calculator determines how many people can possibly live in the property. The property inspection report can ascertain whether the dwelling will be statutorily overcrowded as the surveyor will also take into consideration the room standard and sleeping arrangements. When using the calculator if you make a mistake enter 0 to delete the cell. The calculator is not mobile-friendly and a desktop is required. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ When calculating the number of people occupying your property, please note the following: ​ - Children under 12 months are discounted - Children 1-9 years of age are counted as 0.5 persons - Anyone aged 10 and over is counted as 1 person ​ The room standard The room standard is contravened when the number of persons sleeping in a dwelling and the number of rooms available as sleeping accommodation is such that two persons of opposite sexes who are not living together as [married couple or civil partners] must sleep in the same room. ​ The exceptions to this rule are: ​ cohabiting or married couples, who can live in the same room without causing overcrowding children under the age of ten, who are completely ignored in the calculation ​ Overcrowding Calculator

  • FAQ | Property Inspection Report | Scientific Services Group LTD

    Frequently Asked Questions ​Are your housing reports accepted by the Home Office? Read more The resident surveyor is an experienced practitioner and a member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. Therefore, all our reports are recognised and accepted by the Home Office. We are a reputable environmental health consultancy with considerable expertise in immigration inspection. We provide services to both the public and solicitors/immigration advisors. - We are a traceable, independent environmental health consultancy registered as a private limited company (Ltd). - Assessor registered with Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. - Assessor is an experienced practitioner with excellent credentials, holding an MSc in Environmental Health. - Reputable company with considerable experience in providing housing reports for immigration. How long is the property inspection report valid for? 3 months from the date of issue. What does the housing report for UK immigration contain? Read more 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 consist of the following: - A description of the property - Name of the sponsor and applicant. - Type of property ie rented or homeowner occupied - Breakdown of the number of rooms and size. - An environmental statement stating whether the property is free from category 1 hazards. We assess hazards using HHSRS (Housing Health and Safety Rating System) in accordance with the Housing Act 2004. - A statement of whether the property would be statutorily overcrowded by the addition of the person seeking entry to the UK. Statutory overcrowding is defined in the Housing Act 1985 and we utilise the methodology in the legislation to determine if the property is and will be overcrowded. Do you need a property inspection report for spouse visa? Read more Entry clearance applications for the UK require adequate accommodation. UKVI stipulates in the immigration rules that "adequate" accommodation is a necessary requirement for UK partner and parent visa applications. Adequate for the purposes of UKVI means the property being relied upon in the application will not be: ​ a) Overcrowded b) Does not violate public health and safety regulations. Essentially if you want to improve your chances of the visa being granted. In most circumstances it would be advisable to get a housing report. As the property inspection report proves to the entry clearance officer, the accommodation in question is satisfactory. UKVI operating guidance states: "Obtain[ed] an independent assessment of the number of rooms and occupants of the proposed accommodation. A report from a suitably qualified body certifying that a personal inspection has been carried out and giving details of accommodation inspected is usually acceptable for this purpose. Above all, the Entry Clearance officer must be satisfied that the accommodation will not become overcrowded within the definition of the Housing Act 1985 or that it will not contravene public health regulations". How much does a property inspection report cost? The report produced from an onsite inspection typically costs between £70-300. The price takes into consideration your location and a number of other factors. It is always best to provide a postcode for an accurate price. The online property inspection is usually £99. How long does the housing inspection for immigration take? The on-site housing inspection for immigration can usually be completed in about 30-45 minutes depending on the size of the house and the number of rooms.

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