Visa Fees to Increase

April 7, 2012

Starting April 13, 2012, visa processing fees will increase. The fees for most nonimmigrant visa applications and Border Crossing Cards will increase but we will see a decrease in all immigrant visa processing fees.

  • Petition-based visas: H, L, O, P, Q, R will increase from $150 to $190
  • Visitor, student, exchange visitor and journalist visas: B, F-1, J-1, M-1, I visas will increase from $140 to $160
  • Treaty investor and treaty trader visas: E-1, E-2 will decrease from $390 to $270
  • Border crossing cards will increase: BCCs $140 to $160
  • Fiance(e) visas: K visas to decrease from $350 to $240
  • Immediate relative and family preference applications will decrease from $330 to $230
  • Employment-based applications will increase from $720 to $405
  • For more information, visit the USDOS website or call the attorneys at Law Offices of J Craig Fong if you need help submitting your visa application. ---ecf