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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

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