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INCREASE IN NONIMMIGRANT VISA FEES
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May 23, 2023

Fee Increase:

The U.S. Department of State has increased certain nonimmigrant visa (NIV) application processing fees.  These fee increases are effective as of June 17, 2023. The table below outlines the NIV fee increases that will be implemented.

 

Visa Fee Services Current Fee Revised Fee

Nonimmigrant Visas

(Non-Petition Except E Category) *  

$160.00 $185.00

 H, L, O, P, Q, R Category

Nonimmigrant Visas

$190.00 $205.00

 E Category

Nonimmigrant Visas

$205.00 $315.00

 

*Includes B1/B2 Visas

 

Other consular fees will remain the same, including the waiver of the two-year residency required fee for certain exchange visitors. Applicants who have already paid a visa application fee that is currently valid, but who have not yet appeared for their visa interview or who are waiting for their case to be processed, will not be charged any additional fees.

Learn more about the fee increase by clicking here.