USCIS Changes to Visa Filing Fees Effective December 23, 2016

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced adjusting the filing fees for most immigration applications and petitions.  The new fees will be effective December 23, 2016.

USCIS Announces Final Rule Adjusting Immigration Benefit Application and Petition Fees

New Fees

The following are the new fees applicable to the visa petitions filed by RCUH.

Type of Forms Current Filing Fee (through 12/22/2016) New Filing Fee (effective 12/23/2016)
Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant worker $325.00 $460.00
Form I-539, Applicant to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status $290.00 $370.00

Note:  The H-1B Fraud Fee for new H-1B petition(s) and the Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing will remain the same.

Please see RCUH Policy 3.212 RCUH Nonimmigrant Visas for applicable RCUH forms and instructions.

If you have any questions, please contact RCUH Human Resources at