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Monday, October 24, 2016

Immigration Filing Fee Increases Scheduled to Take Effect in December


DHS announced that new filing fees for immigration and naturalization applications will be effective December 23, 2016.  Back in May 2016, the proposed fee increases were already released.  The new fees and the related final rule will be published in the Federal Register on Monday, October 24, 2016, and will be effective 60 days later, i.e, December 23, 2016.  All applications and petitions postmarked or filed on or after December 23, 2016, must include the new fees.  

New fees for the most common immigration applications:

Immigration benefit request
Current fee ($)
New fee ($)
I-90
Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card
365
455
I-102
Application for Replacement/initial Non-immigrant Arrival-Departure Document
330
445
I-129
Petition for a Non-immigrant worker
325
460
I-129F
Petition for Alien Fiance(e)
340
535
I-130
Petition for Alien Relative
420
535
I-131/131A
Application for Travel Document
360
575
I-140
Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker
580
700
I-290B
Notice of Appeal or Motion
630
675
I-360
Petition for Amerasian Widow(er) or Special Immigrant
405
435
I-485
Application to Adjust Status
985
1140
I-526
Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur
1500
3675
I-539
Application to Extend/Change Non-immigrant Status
290
370
I-601A
Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver
585
630
I-751
Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence
505
595
I-765
Application for Employment Authorization
380
410
I-824
Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition
405
465
I-829
Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions
3750
3750
I-910
Application for Civil Surgeon Designation
615
785
N-400
Application for Naturalization
595
640
N-600/600K
Application for Certificate of Citizenship
600
1170
USCIS Immigration Fee
USCIS Immigrant Fee
165
220
Biometric Services
Biometric Services
85
85




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