USCIS Implements 10 Dollar Fee for electronic H-1B Visa Registration

On Thursday, November 7th, USCIS announced as part of the final rule for the H-1B electronic registration system, they will be charging a non-refundable $10 fee for each H-1B petitioned by an employer. This $10 registration fee will not start until the USCIS implements the electronic registration system.

For further details please review the USCIS News Release, “USCIS Implements $10 Fee for H-1B Visa Registration”.


*The H-1B program allows companies in the United States to temporarily employ foreign workers in occupations that require the application of a body of highly specialized knowledge and a bachelor’s degree or higher in the specific specialty, or its equivalent.




Source of Information:

USCIS (, 11/7/19, News Release:

USCIS Implements $10 Fee for H-1B Visa Registration


Federal Register (, Public Inspection of Rule:

Registration Fee Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File H-1B Petitions on Behalf of Cap Subject Aliens

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