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USCIS increases premium processing fee for applications postmarked after October 1, 2018

  1. Original Date Announced

    August 31, 2018

    USCIS increases the premium processing fee from $1,225 to $1,410, which is in addition to a base filing fee. This voluntary fee is to ensure that the application will be adjudicated in 15 business days. Premium processing is currently authorized for petitioners seeking visas in certain employment-based classifications. [ID #521]

    Federal Register: Notice of Adjustment to Premium Processing Fee
  2. Effective Date

    October 1, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Rule
Agencies Affected: USCIS


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