H-1B Visa Fees Summary

  • Registration Fee: $10 for 2024 season and $215 after 1/4/2024
  • Basic Filing Fee: $780 for bigger companies; $460 for small employers and nonprofits
  • (ACWIA) Training Fee: $750- $1,500
  • Fraud Prevention and Detection Fee: $500
  • Public Law 114-113 Fee: companies with upwards of 50 employees with over half on H-1B or L-1 status $4,000.
  • Asylum Program Fee: $600 for employers with 26 or more Full-Time Employees (FTEs); $300 for small employers (25 FTEs or less); $0 for nonprofit organizations
  • Premium Processing: $2,805

Fees Articles

  • H1B Updated Fees 2024 Pie Chart

    H-1B Visa Fees 2024-2025: Extension, Amendment & Transfer Cost

    Published on April 04, 2024

    To save time and money, it’s vital to have a clear understanding of the H-1B visa fees. Avoiding common errors requires a thorough knowledge of how to pay these fees and who is responsible for them. Whether you’re applying for the H-1B visa in the FY 2024-25 season or not, understanding the costs associated with…

  • Family-Based Green Card Application Fees Cover Photo

    Family-Based Green Card Application Fees: Breakdown for All Relatives

    Published on April 04, 2024

    On this page, you will learn about family-based green card filing fees, how much it costs to sponsor an immigrant and all other information related to the cost of a green card application. Every family-based green card application process starts by filing forms such as the I-130 and I-485, depending on the location of the green…

  • USCIS Fee increase 2024

    USCIS Fee Increase 2024: What You Need to Know

    Published on February 02, 2024

    USCIS has released the new immigration fees under the final rule which goes into effect on April 1, 2024. Additionally, USCIS has published new forms that correlate to these updated fees (April 1, 2024 – June 3, 2024 USCIS will honor a grace period and accept prior editions of most forms). In January, USCIS published…

  • EAD vs H-1B 2023 Cover Photo

    EAD vs H-1B: All You Need to Know to Make the Decision

    Published on January 16, 2023

    Globally, a highly sought-after goal is working in the U.S. There are numerous ways to contribute to the American workforce, and the EAD and the H-1B are two. Knowing how these two tools of immigration relate can be vital to your efforts to work in the U.S. Here are the pros and cons of the…

  • Increased Nonimmigrant Visa

    DOS Proposes Increased Nonimmigrant Visa Fees 2022

    Published on January 06, 2022

    On December 29th of 2021, the Department of State released a proposed rule published in the Federal Register. The rule proposes an increase of nonimmigrant visa fees to better correspond to the government costs associated with processing these visas. Proposed Increased Nonimmigrant Fees Among the visas fees proposed to increase are: tourist and business visas…

  • visa reciprocity fee 2023

    How Visa Reciprocity Works in the United States

    Published on October 18, 2021

    There are quite a few fees required when trying to obtain a U.S. visa. Visa reciprocity, sometimes also called visa insurance, is a fee that some individuals from certain countries/areas have to pay when their visa application is approved. Since not all non-immigrant applicants are required to pay this fee, and it sometimes changes, always…