A USCIS final rule published on May 30, 2007, substantially raised the filing fees of most applications and petitions, including many forms used for international students and scholars. The fee hikes took effect on July 30, 2007. The table below shows only the forms most frequently encountered by NAFSA members. Consult the final rule for the full list.


Form # Description Prior Fee Effective 7/30/2007
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card $185 $290
I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record $160 $320
I-129 Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, * plus
  • $500 fraud prevention and detection fee
  • Training fund fee, only for nonexempt H-1B petitions
    • $750 for nonexempt employers with 25 or fewer full-time employees
    • $1,500 for nonexempt employers with more than 25 full-time employees
$190 * $320
  • Other fees no change
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) $170 $450
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative $190 $355
I-131 Application for Travel Document $170 $305
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker $195 $475
I-191 Application for Permission to Return to an Unrelinquished Domicile $265 $545
I-192 Application for discrtionary relief under INA 212(d)(3) 265 $545
I-193 Application for Waiver of Passport and/or Visa $265 $545
I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal $265 $545
I-246 Application for Stay of Deportation or Removal $155 no change
I-290B Notice of Appeal to the Administrative Appeals Unit (AAU) $385 $585
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status * age 13 and under: $225 $325* $930* ** ***
* $600 for age 13 and under ** But no fee for advance parole or EAD once this fee is paid *** Plus $80 biometrics fee
I-485 Supp. A Supplement A to I-485 filed under I.N.A. § 245(i) $1,000 no change
I-526 Immigrant Petition By Alien Entrepreneur $480 $1,435
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status $200 $300
I-566 Interagency Record of individual Requesting Change/Adjustment to or from A or G Status None no change
I-589 Application for Asylum None no change
I-600 Petition to classify orphan as immediate relative   $670
I-601A Advance processing of orphan petition   $670
I-601 Application for Waiver of Grounds of Excludability $265 $545
I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement $265 $545
I-687 For filing Application for Status as a Temporary Resident
  • *A fee of $255 for each application or $120 for each application for a minor child (under 18 years of age) is required at the time of filing. The maximum amount payable by a family (husband, wife, and any minor children) shall be $630.
$255 $710 *A fee of $710 for each application or $570 for each application for each child under 18. Maximum payable by a family would be $1,990
I-690 Application for Waiver of Excludability $95 $185
I-693 Medical Examination of Aliens Seeking Adjustment of Status None (filed with I-485)  
I-694 Notice of Appeal of Decision $110 $545
I-695 Application for Replacement Employment Authorization or Temporary Residence Card $65 $130
I-698 Application to Adjust Status From Temporary to Permanent Resident
  • *For applicants filing within 31 months from the date of adjustment to temporary resident status, a fee of $140 for each application is required at the time of filing. The maximum amount payable by a family (husband, wife, and any minor children (under 18 years of age living at home) shall be $420. For applicants filing after 31 months from the date of approval of temporary resident status, who file their applications on or after July 9, 1991, a fee of $180 (a maximum of $540 per family) is required.
$180* $1,370 if filing within 31 mos of adjustment to temp resident.
  • Max per family: $4,110
  • After 31 mos, each application 1,410 or max per family 4,230
I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence $205 $465
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization $180 $340
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status $50 no change
I-821A Package Forms and Instructions for TPS for Nicaraguans and Hondurans
*$120 additional if employment authorization is requested
$50 * no change
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition $200 $340
I-829 Petition by entrepreneur to remove conditions   $2,850
I-901 SEVIS fee levied on certain F, J, and M nonimmigrants
  • SEVIS fee for J-1 au pairs, camp counselors, and summer work/travel program participants
$100 - $35 no change
I-907 Request for Premium Processing Service (fee is in addition to regular I-129 fees) $1,000 no change
N-300 Application to File Declaration of Intention to Naturalize $120 $235
N-336 Request for hearing on a decision in naturalization proceedings   $605
N-400 Application for Naturalization $330 $595
N-410 Application for Motion for Amendment of Petition $50 no change
N-455 Application for Transfer of Petition for Naturalization $90 no change
N-470 Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes $155 $305
N-565 Application for Replacement Naturalization Citizenship Document $220 $380
N-600 Application for Certification of Citizenship $255 $460
  Biometric Services $70 $80
  Fee to file an Appeal or a Motion to Reopen/Reconsider $385 $585