O-1 Visa Filing Fee Increase
If you’re applying or looking to apply for an O-1 visa be aware of the recent fee change in connection with filing your application with the USCIS. According to a recent announcement by U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS), starting today 12/23/16, the FILING FEE for Form I-129, the nonimmigrant worker petition (O-1 extraordinary artist visa), will INCREASE from $325 to $460. Although the $135 increase is not a dermatic change, it is important, especially if you are in the process of filing to be aware of the recent increase. According to the USCIS all applications and petitions postmarked or filed on or after December 23, 2016, must include these new fees or USCIS will reject your submission. If you would like to view the new chart lists USCIS’ fees effective December 23, 2016, visit USCIS website.
Most individuals who are looking to apply for the visa have a set budget and this sudden increase can have an impact on going forward with filing for your O-1 visa. If this is the case with you, feel free to contact us. We pride ourself in offering our clients the lowest prices in the industry guaranteed. Get started with your O-1 visa application today. firstname.lastname@example.org