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I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service

Purpose of Form

Employers may use this form to request faster processing of certain employment-based petitions and applications. The Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker and Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker, have been designated for Premium Processing Service; however, not all designated classifications within these forms are eligible for Premium Processing Service, and the R-1 classification is only eligible after a successful on-site inspection at the location of employment. To obtain information on eligible premium processing categories, please visit our "How Do I Use the Premium Processing Service?" page.

Number of Pages

Form 2; Instructions 5.

Edition Date

10/19/11. Previous editions accepted.
A new edition of this form is coming soon. In the meantime, customers may file using the 10/19/11 or other previous editions.

Where to File

The filing location for Form I-907 depends on whether you are requesting Premium Processing Service for Form I-129 or for Form I-140: To learn where you should file your completed Forms I-907/I-129 for Premium Processing Services, see “Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-129”. For information on Form I-140 related Form I-907 filing instructions and locations, see the instructions for Form I-140.

Filing Fee


Special Instructions

You may be eligible to file this form electronically.

Note: If you are requesting Premium Processing on a form type and classification that is Premium eligible, the $1,225 Premium Processing fee is required in addition to all other filing fees required by the application to be processed. Checks should be made payable to U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Religious Workers (R-1): For I-129 petitions seeking R-1 classification - USCIS accepts Form I-907 only from those petitioners who have previously completed a successful on-site inspection at the location where the beneficiary will be employed. 

Form I-129: Customers may e-File the standalone Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing, for a previously filed I-129.

Do not send requests for Premium Processing to a USCIS Lockbox facility.

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 03/26/2012