Accommodation Inspection Report for UK Visas and Immigration

For an Accommodation Inspection Report for UK Visas and Immigration, call us on 07500242494 or complete our online form here.

When you make an application for entry clearance to the UK Border Agency (UKBA) into the United Kingdom, you may be requested to obtain an independent assessment the property you are intending to live in. A property inspection is to ensure the property is safe, good state of repair and doesn't pose a health and safety risk. It will also assess whether the property would become overcrowded if any more people were to move in.

“Obtain 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.”

What is Accommodation Inspection Report for UK Visas and Immigration?


Accommodation Inspection Report for UK Visas and Immigration is an independent report may be required by the Home Office for entry clearance or settlement to establish that after the arrival of the applicant the accommodation will not be overcrowded and is suitable for living under the UK Housing Act. The purpose of the inspection is to ensure that the property meets the minimum statutory housing standards. This includes the general condition of the property as well as determining whether additional person(s) living in it will make it overcrowded.

Accommodation Inspection Report for UK Visas and Immigration

Accommodation Inspection Report can be used for any type of visa application including:

  • Spouse and civil partners
  • Fiancé(e)s and proposed civil partner
  • Unmarried and same-sex partners
  • Family dependents (children, parents, and grandparents)
  • Parents, grandparents and other dependent relatives
  • Visitor Visa

Accommodation Inspection Housing standards:

Under the housing health and safety rating system (HHSRS), a dwelling should provide a safe and healthy living environment for both the occupants and any visitors.

  • Free from category 1 hazards under the Housing Act 2004.
  • Not statutorily overcrowded under the Housing Act 1985, Part X and shall have sufficient space to accommodate both the current occupiers and the applicant.
  • Is free from conditions that may present a public health nuisance.
  • The property is in a reasonable state of repair.
  • The property has reasonably modern facilities and services.

All our reports are prepared and checked by an experienced and qualified officer to make sure the Accommodation Inspection Report is accpeted by Home Office / UKVI.