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USCIS’s upcoming New Fee Structure

Feb 16, 2024 | Featured, Government Actions

We thought we would provide you with a simplified overview of the unbelievable increase in fees via this link. As you can see, the incentive is to do online filings. While the premium processing fee will increase on February 26th, the remaining fees will take effect on April 1, 2024.  

Type of Filing Current Fee(s) Final Fee(s) Current vs. Final Fees 
   I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card 
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card (online filing) (with biometric services) $540 $415 -$125 -23% 
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card (paper filing) $455 $465 $10 2% 
I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant workers (L and H workers) 
I-129 H-1B $460 $780 $320 70% 
I-129 H-1B (small employers and nonprofits) $460 $460 $0 0% 
I-129 Petition for L Nonimmigrant workers $460 $1,385 $925 201% 
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiancé(e) $535 $675 $140 26% 
H-1B Registration Process Fee $10 $215 $205 2,050% 
I-130, Petition for Alien Relative  
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative (online filing) $535 $625 $90 17% 
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative (paper filing) $535 $675 $140 26% 
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status 
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status $1,140 $1,440 $300 26% 
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (with biometric services) $1,225 $1,440 $215 18% 
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (under the age of 14 in certain conditions) $750 $950 $200 27% 
I-131 Application for Travel Document 
I-131 Application for Travel Document (with biometric services) $660 $630 -$30 -5% 
I-131 Application for Travel Document $575 $630 $55 10% 
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers 
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers $700 $715 $15 2% 
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization  
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization (online filing) (with biometric services) $495 $470 -$25 -5% 
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization (paper filing) (with biometric services) $495 $520 $25 5% 
N-400 Application for Naturalization 
N-400 Application for Naturalization (online filing) (with biometric services) $725 $710 -$15 -2% 
N-400 Application for Naturalization (paper filing) (with biometric services) $725 $760 $35 5% 
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status 
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status (online filing) (with biometric services) $455 $420 -$35 -8% 
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status (paper filing) (with biometric services) $455 $470 $15 3% 
I-751 Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence 
I-751 Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence (with biometric services) $680 $750 $70 10% 
N-470 Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes 
N-470 Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes $355 $420 $65 18% 

For more information, please also visit the USCIS website: https://www.uscis.gov/forms/filing-fees/frequently-asked-questions-on-the-uscis-fee-rule 

If you have any questions or need assistance with your immigration journey, please contact Younossi Law at 650-737-7600. Our dedicated team is here to guide you through the process. 

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