Immigration Property Inspection Report

If anyone wants to come to live in the United Kingdom or if you are sponsoring someone who wants to visit for a number of months, or live permanently in the UK, you may consider to submit the immigration property inspection report of house they intend to live in to make sure that -

  • the property is in a good state of repair
  • there is nothing about the building that may affect the health of the occupants
  • the house will not be overcrowded

To supply the immigration property inspection report we will need to survey the property to establish that the proposed accommodation is safe and suitable for human habitation, and that the property will not become statutorily overcrowded with the additional occupant(s) living there. We can carry out the immigration propety inspections and supply confirmation letter to the British High Commission that accommodation is suitable for people looking to get entry clearance into the UK.

Application type where Immigration Property Inspection Report can be used

spouse, civil partner, fiancé(e), proposed civil partner, unmarried partner or same-sex partner family visit visa or any other visa / immigration application where you need the adequate accommodation evidence for leave to enter, leave to remain, Indefinite leave to Remain (ILR) etc.

Immigration Property Inspection Report for UK visa and Immigration

A property inspection report is 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.

For immigration property inspection report, following personal information is required:

  • Name and date of birth of the visa applicant i.e person or persons wishing to enter the UK and what relationship they have to you
  • Name and date of birth of everyone who lives in the property and relationship with sponsor.

General condition of the property condition

When assessning the property, the following basic standards apply:

  • It has a suitably located water closet (toilet, bathroom, hand basin etc) for the exclusive use of the occupants
  • It has adequate provision for lighting, heating and ventilation
  • There must be a fully-functional kitchen
  • The property must be in a good state of repair with no serious defects (eg electrics, plumbing, roof, gutters, doors, windows etc).
  • The property must be free from category 1 hazards under Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) under Housing Act 2004.