Visa Processing Fees to Change
|April 9, 2012||Posted by admin under Consular Processing||
The Department of State – not USCIS/Department of Homeland Security- has announced that it will be changing its fee schedule for both nonimmigrant and immigrant fees effective April 13, 2012. The fees will be paid to the US embassy or consulate in the country where the interview will take place.
For family-based petitions, the fiance(e) visa processing fee will be $240 and the processing fee for immediate relative and family preference petitions will be $230.
The B-1/B-2, F-1, J-1 and Transit and Crewman Visas will now carry a nonimmigrant visa processing fee of $160.
The new processing fee for the H, L, O, P, Q and R visas will be $190.
The new processing fee for the E visa will be $270.
The new processing fee for the Border Crossing Card for those age 15 and older will be $160 and for those under age 15 the fee will be $15.
The returning resident visa fee will be $275.
The diversity visa program fee will be $330.
Employment based applications will be $405 and other immigrant visa applications will be $220.