Any immigration applications or petitions to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) postmarked or filed on or after December 23, 2016, must include applicable increased fees or face rejection. Fee hikes average 21 percent across all case types.
As mentioned in our recent business immigration webinar, these latest increases follow a 66 percent fee increase in 2007 and a 10 percent increase in 2010.
For business immigration purposes, please see below for a table of several types of applicable fee increases. A full list of all fee increases is available from USCIS here.
|Immigration Benefit Request||Current Fee ($)||12/23/16 Fee ($)||Percent Change|
|I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card||365||455||25|
|I-129 Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker||325||460||42|
|I-131/I-131A Application for Travel Document||360||575||60|
|I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker||580||700||21|
|I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status||985||1,140||16|
|I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status||290||370||28|
|I-765 Application for Employment Authorization||380||410||8|
|N-400 Application for Naturalization||595||640||8|