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New Application and Petition Fees Go Into Effect on Nov. 23, 2010


WASHINGTON - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds customers that its new fee schedule goes into effect Nov. 23, 2010. Applications or petitions postmarked or otherwise filed on or after this date must include the new fee, or they will be rejected. USCIS published the new fee schedule in the Federal Register on Sept. 24, following a comprehensive review of public comments received after publication of the proposed rule this summer.

The new fee schedule increases application and petition fees by an average of about 10 percent but does not increase the naturalization application fee.

The following schedule lists the adjusted fees that will take effect on November 23, 2010, alongside the existing fees in effect until that date:

Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card

Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document

Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker

Petition for Alien Relative

Application for Travel Document

Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker

Application for Advance Permission to Return to Unrelinquished Domicile

Application for Advance Permission to Enter as Nonimmigrant

Application for Waiver of Passport and/or Visa

Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. after Deportation or Removal

Notice of Appeal or Motion

Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant

Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status

Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative/Application for Advance Processing of Orphan Petition

Application for Waiver of Ground of Excludability

Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement

Application for Status as a Temporary Resident under Sections 245A or 210 of the Immigration and Nationality Act

Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility

Notice of Appeal of Decision under Sections 245A or 210 of the Immigration and Nationality Act

Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A of Public Law 99-603)

Petition to Remove the Conditions of Residence

Application for Employment Authorization

Application for Family Unity Benefits

Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition

Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions

Application for Suspension of Deportation or Special Rule Cancellation of Removal (Pursuant to Section 203 of Public Law 105–110)

Request for Premium Processing Service

Civil Surgeon Designation

Application for Regional Center under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program

Application to File Declaration of Intention

Request for Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings

Application for Naturalization

Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes

Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document

Application for Certification of Citizenship/ Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate under Section 322

Immigrant Visa DHS Domestic Processing

Capturing, Processing, and Storing Biometric Information

Taken from the USCIS website,

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