Original Date AnnouncedNovember 8, 2019
USCIS publishes final rule, signed by Acting Secretary McAleenan, amending its regulations to require petitioners seeking to file H–1B cap-subject petitions to pay a $10 fee for each registration they submit to USCIS in addition to the $460 filing fee per petition already required.
[ID #571]Registration Fee Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File H-1B Petitions on Behalf of Cap Subject Aliens
Effective DateDecember 9, 2019
Biden Administration Action: OtherJanuary 4, 2023
Proposed Rule: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule and Changes to Certain Other Immigration Benefit Request Requirements
This proposed Biden administration policy would retain and expand upon the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.
On January 4, 2023, USCIS proposed revised application and petition fees that would include a 2050% increase of the H-1B registration fee from $10 to $215.View Document
Current StatusFully in EffectJanuary 4, 2023
Acted on by Biden Administration
Original Trump Policy StatusStatus: Final/ActualTrump Administration Action: RuleSubject Matter: Non-Immigrant Visas: Employment-BasedAgencies Affected: USCIS
Pre Trump-Era Policies
Previously, there was no fee associated with this registration, though H-1B petitioners were required to pay a $460 filing fee.8 CFR § 103.7 - Fees