USCIS increases U.S. immigration fees

3 minute read
05 February 2024

United States Citizenship and Immigration Service ("USCIS") released a final rule that will increase a number of immigration filing fees for employers and their foreign workers. USCIS has stated that the fee increases are required to cover growing agency fees, and to support more timely processing of new applications.

Of the many increases, the following will greatly affect employers with foreign workers:

Application Type

Old Fee

New Fee

L-1 Nonimmigrant



H-1B Nonimmigrant Worker



Application to Extend/ Change Nonimmigrant Status



Adjustment of Status



The new fees will be effective April 1, 2024, in addition to revised versions of the associated application forms. Full details of the fee increases can be found here.

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