Immigration Filing Fees Raised by New Rule

A new rule published by the Department of Homeland Security raises some immigration filing fees, starting December 23, 2016. United State Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) last updated the fee schedule in November of 2010. The table below lists the current fees and the new fees for some forms, effective December 23, 2016. Please note that the following list is not exhaustive.

What are the new immigration filing fees?

Form Title Current Fee New Fee
I-129 Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker $325 $460
I-131 Application for Travel Document $360 $575
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization $380 $410
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker $580 $700
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative $420 $535
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence of Adjust Status $985 $1,140
N-400 Application for Naturalization $595 $640
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status $290 $370
Biometrics $85 $85
USCIS Immigrant Fee $165 $220

Furthermore, for a complete list of fees impacted by the fee increase, click here.

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