USCIS Website Adds Filing Fee Calculator

Jan 10, 2019 | Raluca Vais-Ottosen

Published 1.10.2019

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new feature that should help applicants easily determine the amount of government fees needed for immigration applications. At this time, the USCIS Fee Calculator can be used for any forms that are filed with a USCIS Lockbox Facility, including I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence of Adjust Status, N-400 Application for Naturalization, I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, and I-130 Petition for Alien Relative, among others.

The fee calculator does not include petitions filed directly with a USCIS Service Center, such as the I-129 Petition for Non-immigrant Worker or I-907 Request for Premium Processing. Those petitions still require filing fees, just as before, even if they are not included in the Fee Calculator tool.

The Fee Calculator is a convenient tool that will hopefully minimize the number of applications being rejected due to incorrect fee issues. Nevertheless, applicants are still encouraged to review the instructions for each petition and application individually to confirm the amounts before filing anything with USCIS.

If you have any questions about immigration fees or other immigration-related issues, do not hesitate to contact Raluca (Luca) Vais-Ottosen at (608) 252-9291 or

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Luca is a partner in DeWitt's Madison office. She counsels clients in all matters related to U.S. Immigration law. Luca can be reached by phone at 608-252-9291.

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