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Visa Fees Changing - Some are Reduced! - April 12, 2012

As of April 13, visa processing fees levied by the Department of State will change. While many temporary ("non-immigrant") visa fees will increase, all permanent ("immigrant") fees will decrease.

The new schedule is also available here.

 

Type of Visa

 Previous Fee

 New Fee

Tourist, Business, Transit, Crew Member,Student, Exchange Visitor, and Journalist visas

 $140

 $160

 Petition-Based visas (H, L, O, P, Q, and R)

 $150

 $190

 Treaty Investor and Trader visas (E)

 $390

 $270

 Fiancé(e) visas (K)

 $350

 $240

 Border Crossing Cards (age 15 and older)

 $140

 $160

 Border Crossing Cards (under age 15)

 $14

 $1

 

 

Immigrant Visa Processing Fees

 Type of Visa

 Previous Fee

 New Fee

 Immediate Relative and Family Preference Applications

 $330

 $230

 Employment-Based Applications

 $720

 $405

 Other Immigrant Visa Applications

 $305

 $220

 Diversity Visa Program Fee

 $440

 $330

 Determining Returning Resident Status

 $380

 $275