USCIS Fees Go Up With No Promises of Better Services

Rahul Reddy Attorney at Law, Reddy & Neumann PC

On October 24, 2016, USCIS published an increase in fees effective at the end of this year. All applications and petitions received on or after December 23, 2016 must include the new fees. Failure to include the new fees will be considered untimely and rejected by USCIS. Please take caution of the new fees:

Some of the applications where the fees are going on are as below. 

Immigration Benefit Request

New Fee ($)

Old Fee ($)

I–129 Petition for a Nonimmigrant worker

460

325

I-131 Application for Travel Document

575

360

I–140  Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker

700

580

I–290B Notice of Appeal or Motion

675

630

I–485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status

1,140

985

I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (certain applicants under the age of 14 years)

750

635

I–539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

370

290

I–765 Application for Employment Authorization

410

380

Biometric Services Fee

85

85

 For More details please find enclosed link https://www.uscis.gov/forms/our-fees for the complete USCIS Fees chart effective December 23, 2016.

 

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