Changed USCIS filing fees take effect Dec. 23, 2016

Last Updated

December 14, 2016

A new schedule of filing fees from USCIS takes effect Dec. 23, 2016. Applications or petitions mailed, postmarked, or otherwise filed on or after Dec. 23, 2016 must include the new fee. Below is a list of the most common petitions and applications used by religious workers and the current and new fee schedule:

Form Current Fee New Fee – 12/23/2016

I-129 Petition

$325 $460

I-360 Petition

$405 $435

I-485 Application

$1,070* $1,225*

I-765 Application

$380 $410

I-131 Application

$360 $575

I-90 Application

$365 $455

I-539 Application

$290 $370

N-400 Application

$595 $640

*Fee includes biometrics fee of $85 which remains the same. The fee for the premium processing service for I-129 petitions remains the same, $1,225.  For more information about USCIS fees please visit

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