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USCIS Fee Increase- Here Is What The Increased Fees List Will Look Like

Many of you may remember one of our previous blog posts on USCIS proposed fee increase last year- well, it is time to pay attention again. USCIS is likely to raise fees as soon as this month. Below is a list of the proposed fee chart. If you are sitting on an application that needs to be filed, now would be a good time to file it. Copied from the federal register.

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Table 19—Proposed Fees by Immigration Benefit

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/11/14/2019-24366/us-citizenship-and-immigration-services-fee-schedule-and-changes-to-certain-other-immigration

Immigration benefit request Current fee Proposed fee Delta ($) Percent change
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card $455 $415 −$40 −9%
I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document 445 490 45 10
I-129 Petition for a Nonimmigrant worker 460 N/A N/A N/A
I-129H1 I-129 H-1B—Named Beneficiaries 460 560 100 22
I-129H2A I-129 H-2A—Named Beneficiaries 460 860 400 87
I-129H2B I-129 H-2B—Named Beneficiaries 460 725 265 58
I-129L Petition for L Nonimmigrant Worker 460 815 355 77
I-129O Petition for O Nonimmigrant Worker 460 715 255 55
I-129CW, I-129E&TN, and I-129MISCV Petition for a CNMI-Only Nonimmigrant Transitional Worker; Application for Nonimmigrant Worker: E and TN Classification; and Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker: H-3, P, Q, or R Classification. 460 705 245 53
I-129H2A I-129 H-2A—Unnamed Beneficiaries 460 425 −35 −8
I-129H2B I-129 H-2B—Unnamed Beneficiaries 460 395 −65 −14
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiancé(e) 535 520 −15 −3
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative 535 555 20 4
I-131 Application for Travel Document 575 585 10 2
I-131 Travel Document for an individual age 16 or older 135 145 10 7
I-131 I-131 Refugee Travel Document for a child under the age of 16 105 115 10 10
I-131A Application for Carrier Documentation 575 1,010 435 76
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker 700 545 −155 −22
I-191 Application for Relief Under Former Section 212(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) 930 800 −130 −14
I-192 Application for Advance Permission to Enter as Nonimmigrant 183 585/930 1,415 830/485 142/52
I-193 Application for Waiver of Passport and/or Visa 585 2,790 2,205 377
I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal 930 1,040 110 12
I-290B Notice of Appeal or Motion 675 705 30 4
I-360 Petition for Amerasian Widow(er) or Special Immigrant 435 455 20 5
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status 184 1,140/750 1,120 −20/370 −2/49
I-526 Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur 3,675 4,015 340 9
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status 370 400 30 8
I-589 Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal 0 50 50 N/A
I-600/600A Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative/Application for Advance Processing of an Orphan Petition 775 810 35 5
I-600A/I-600 Supp. 3 Request for Action on Approved Form I-600A/I-600 N/A 405 N/A N/A
I-601 Application for Waiver of Ground of Excludability 930 985 55 6
I-601A Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver 630 960 330 52
I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement (Under Section 212(e) of the INA, as Amended) 930 525 −405 −44
I-687 Application for Status as a Temporary Resident under Section 245A of the Immigration and Nationality Act 1,130 1,130 0 0
I-690 Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility 715 770 55 8
I-694 Notice of Appeal of Decision 890 725 −165 −19
I-698 Application to Adjust Status From Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A of the INA) 1,670 1,615 −55 −3
I-751 Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence 595 760 165 28
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization 410 490 80 20
I-800/800A Petition to Classify Convention Adoptee as an Immediate Relative/Application for Determination of Suitability to Adopt a Child from a Convention Country 775 810 35 5
I-800A Supp. 3 Request for Action on Approved Form I-800A 385 405 20 5
I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits 600 590 −10 −2
I-821D Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Renewal) 0 275 275 N/A
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition 465 500 35 8
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions on Permanent Resident Status 3,750 3,900 150 4
I-881 Application for Suspension of Deportation or Special Rule Cancellation of Removal 185 285/570 1,800 1,515/1,230 532/216
I-910 Application for Civil Surgeon Designation 785 650 −135 −17
I-924 Application for Regional Center Designation Under the Immigrant Investor Program 17,795 17,795 0 0
I-924A Annual Certification of Regional Center 3,035 4,470 1,435 47
I-929 Petition for Qualifying Family Member of a U-1 Nonimmigrant 230 1,515 1,285 559
I-941 Application for Entrepreneur Parole 1,200 1,200 0 0
N-300 Application to File Declaration of Intention 270 1,320 1,050 389
N-336 Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings 700 1,755 1,055 151
N-400 Application for Naturalization 640/320 1,170 530 83
N-470 Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes 355 1,600 1,245 266
N-565 Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document 555 545 −10 −2
N-600 Application for Certificate of Citizenship 1,170 1,015 −155 −13
N-600K Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322 1,170 960 −210 −18
USCIS Immigrant Fee 220 200 −20 −9
G-1041 Genealogy Index Search Request 65 240 175 269
G-1041A Genealogy Records Request 65 385 320 492
Biometric Services 85 30 −55 −65
Table 19—Proposed Fees by Immigration Benefit