DHS Posts Final USCIS Fee Rule

DHS Posts Final USCIS Fee Rule

July 31, 2020

Briefing

The DHS recently posted for public inspection the final USCIS fee rule, which will effectuate a new fee schedule for petitions and applications filed with USCIS (see page 13 for tables).  The most remarkable changes are outlined below:

  • Form I-140 filing fee decreases from $700 to $555 (-21%).
  • Form I-129 H-1 filing fee increases from $460 to $555 (+21%).
  • Form I-129E & TN increases from $460 to $695 (+51%)
  • Form I-129L increases from $460 to $805 (+75%).
  • Form I-129O increases from $460 to $705 (+53%).
  • Form N-400 (Naturalization) increases from $640 to $1160/$1170 (+~81%)
  • I-485 filing fee for children below 14 increases from $750 to $1030.

The new fee schedule will be published officially in the Federal Register on Monday, August 3rd and will take effect 60 days later on October 2, 2020.

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