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How Do I Pay the USCIS Immigrant Fee

The USCIS Immigrant Fee of $165 recovers USCIS costs related to immigrant visas granted by the U.S. Department of State at U.S. Embassies and Consulates.The fee covers the cost of USCIS processing, filing and maintaining immigrant visa packets, plus the cost of producing Permanent Resident Cards.

 Foreign nationals who seek permanent residence in the United States and receive an immigrant visa from the Department of State need to pay the USCIS Immigrant Fee online before departing for the United States.

 This " How Do I Pay the USCIS Immigrant Fee" customer guide should answer your USCIS Immigrant Fee questions.

The guide is available in English, Chinese (Mandarin), French, Hindi, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 01/31/2014