A new schedule for U.S. Consular fees will take effect on September 6, 2014. Some employment based immigrant and non-immigrant visa fees will be lowered, while H-1B and L-1 fees will remain the same. Fees for renunciation of U.S. Citizenship will increase significantly.
Select Fee Schedule Impacting Employers:
|Matter||New Fee||Old Fee|
|E Non-Immigrant Visa Application||$205||$270|
|K Financé(e)/Spouse Visa Application||$265||$240|
|Waiver of J-1 Two-Year Home Country Residency Requirement||$120||$215|
|Employment-Based Immigrant Visa Application||$345||$405|
|Family-Based Immigrant Visa Application||$325||$230|
|Returning Resident Immigrant Visa Application||$205||$220|
|Renunciation of US Citizenship||$2,350||$450|
Employers and applicants submitting applications after September 6, 2014 should ensure they remit the correct fee. If you have any questions about these fee changes, or about your particular circumstances, please contact Green and Spiegel LLC.