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Immigrant Visa Fees

Several immigrant visa forms are filed with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), not with our Consular Section. The list of fees for these forms can be found on the USCIS website. The fee amounts below are listed for immigrant visa forms filed with our Consular Section.

Immigrant Visa Fee Schedule

  • Immediate relative and family preference petitions (I-130, I-600, I-800 petitions) - USD 330.00.
  • Employment-based petitions (I-140 petitions) - USD 720.00.
  • Other immigrant visa petitions (Diversity, I-360, SIV, all other petitions) - USD 305.00.
  • Certain Iraqi and Afghan SIV visa petitions (per 8 U.S.C. note 1101 and 1157) - No fee. 
  • Filing Fee for Form DS-230 (per person) - USD 355.00 plus the Immigrant Visa Security surcharge, of USD 75.00.
  • Diversity Visa Lottery - Surcharge for immigrant visa application (per person applying as a result of the lottery program) USD 440.00 plus the Immigrant Visa Security surcharge of USD 74.00.

Special Visa Services Fee Schedule

  • Form DSP-117 - Application for Determining Returning Resident Status: USD 380.00.
  • Transportation letter for U.S. Legal Permanent Residents: USD 165.00.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about immigrant visa or special visa services fees, please contact us