Immigration Blog

September 8, 2020

USCIS To Increase Fees On Most Application Beginning October 2, 2020

Fees

USCIS will begin fee increases beginning October 2, 2020.  Here are some notable fee increases:

Family Petition Form i-130:  $25 increase from $535 to $560

Waiver Form i192 (often needed for the U visa):  $470 increase from $930 to $1400

Unlawful Presence Waiver Form i601a:  $330 increase from $630 + $85 biometric fee to $960 + biometric fee

Work Authorization Form i765 (non-Daca):  $140 increase from $410 to $550

Work Authorization Form i765 (daca):  the fee remains $410

Petition for Qualifying Family Member of U-1 Form i929:  $1255 increase from $230 to $1485

Citizenship N400:  $530 increase from $640 + biometric fee , $1170 + biometric fee

Removal of Conditions Form i751:  increase of $165 from $595 to $760

Some Fees will DECREASE

Biometric Fee (Non-DACA):  decrease of $55 from $85 to $30

Biometric Fee DACA remains the same:  $85

I129F fiancé petition:  decrease of $25 from $535 to $510

I485 legal permanent resident application:  decrease of $10 from $1140 to $1130

 

As October 2, 2020 is fast approaching, in order to avoid a rejected application, please check for a change in fees before sending your application.  Please check out these links for USCIS fee changes:  https://www.aila.org/advo-media/issues/all/changes-to-uscis-fee-schedule#:~:text=On%20August%203%2C%202020%2C%20USCIS,of%20beneficiaries%20for%20certain%20forms.

Or 

https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2020-16389.pdf

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