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 Fee: charged to H-1B petitions (change of status, change of employer, extension, amendment and concurrent employment)
  • $500 Fraud Prevention and Detection Fee: charged 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.
  • $1,410 Optional Premium Processing Fee: effective 10/01/2018

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.