Accounts Payable Immigration Fees & Payment Templates

Immigration Fees

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fees

For each H-1B petition, your employer pays the fees to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

  • $460 Form I-129 Filing FeeCharged to all H-1B petitions (change of status, change of employer, extension, amendment and concurrent employment)
  • $500 Fraud Prevention and Detection FeeCharged only to a U.S. employer’s initial H-1B petition (change of status, change of employer, and concurrent employment). Does not apply to an H-1B extension or amendment petition.
  • $1,225 Optional Premium Processing Fee

USCIS fees have changed effective December 23, 2016. Applications and petitions filed after this date must include the new fees or USCIS will reject your submission.

Click here for the updated USCIS fee chart.

Payment Templates

IMPORTANT: Separate checks are required for each fee. Please complete separate invoice vouchers for each check.

All checks are made payable to: U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

For more information please contact International Programs or USCIS.