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USCIS Fee Changes Effective December 23, 2016

The final USCIS fee rule was published in the Federal Register on October 24, 2016.  The new fees become effective 60 days later, on December 23, 2016.  To see the full ruling:  https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/10/24/2016-25328/us-citizenship-and-immigration-services-fee-schedule

Here are the fee changes for some of the more frequently used forms:

Form # Form Title Current As of 12/23/16 % Change
I-129 Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker $325  $460 42%
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiancé(e) $340 $535 57%
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative $420 $535 27%
I-131 Appl. for Travel Document $360 $575 60%
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker $580  $700 21%
I-485 Appl to Register Permanent Residence $985 + $85*=$1,070

*fingerprint fee

$1,140 + $85*=$1,225 16%
I-539 Extend/Change of Status $290 $370 28%
I-765 Employment Authorization $380 $410 8%
N-400 Application for Naturalization $595 $640 8%
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