U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on Friday, October 16th, that they would be increasing fees for premium processing, effective Monday, October 19th. The USCIS premium processing service allows some petitioners to pay an additional filing fee to expedite the adjudication of certain forms, normally within 15 days.
- Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing, fee increase from $1,440 to $2,500, for all filings except those from petitioners filing Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting H-2B or R-1 nonimmigrant status.
- Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing, fee increase from $1,440 to $1,500, for petitioners filing Form I-129 requesting H-2B or R-1 nonimmigrant status.
Any Form I-907 postmarked on or after October 19th must include the new fee amount or USCIS will reject premium processing and return the filing fees.
Please review the USCIS news release for more detailed information: Premium Processing Fee Increase Effective Oct. 19, 2020
Source of Information:
USCIS, 10/16/20, News Release: