Description of Service and Fee Amount (All fees = $ in US currency)

Nonimmigrant visa application processing fee (non-refundable) for all categories below

  • Non-petition-based nonimmigrant visa (except E): $160.00

Includes (but not limited to), the following visa categories:

B Visitor Visa: Business, Tourism, Medical treatment
C-1 Transiting the United States
D Crewmembers – Airline, Ship
F Student, Academic
I Media and Journalists
J Exchange Visitors*Applicants for J visas participating in official U.S. Government-sponsored educational and cultural exchanges: No Fee (See Exchange Visitor Visas for further detailed fee information.)
M Students, Vocational
TN/TD NAFTA Professionals
T Victim of Trafficking in Persons
U Victim of Criminal Activity
  • Petition based visa categories: $190.00

Includes these visa categories:

H Temporary Workers/Employment or Trainees
L Intracompany Transferees
O Persons with Extraordinary Ability
P Athletes. Artists & Entertainers
Q International Cultural Exchange
R Religious Worker
  • E – Treaty Trader/Investor, Australian Professional Specialty category visa: $205.00
  • K – Fiancé(e) or Spouse of U.S. citizen category visa: $265.00

Border crossing card fees

  • Border crossing card – age 15 and over (Valid 10 years): $160.00
  • Border crossing card – under age 15; for Mexican citizens if parent or guardian has or is applying for a border crossing card (valid 10 years or until the applicant reaches age 15, whichever is sooner): $16.00

Other Fees

  • L visa fraud prevention and detection fee – for visa applicant included in L blanket petition  (principal applicant only): $500.00
  • The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (Public Law 114-113) increases fees for certain H-1B and L-1 petitioners.  Consular sections collect this fee for blanket L-1 visa applications (principal applicant only) filed by petitioners who employ 50 or more individuals in the United States if more than 50 percent of those individuals are in H-1B or L-1 nonimmigrant status: $4,500.00