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I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service

Alert: Effective Oct. 19, 2020, Pub. L. No. 116-159 increases the fee for Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing, from $1,440 to $2,500, for all filings except those from petitioners filing Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting H-2B or R-1 nonimmigrant status. The premium processing fee for petitioners filing Form I-129 requesting H-2B or R-1 nonimmigrant status is increasing from $1,440 to $1,500. Any Form I-907 postmarked on or after Oct. 19 must include the new fee amounts. Read more here: Premium Processing Fee Increase Effective Oct. 19, 2020.

Employers may use this form to request faster processing of Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, and Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker. However, premium processing for the Form I-129 R-1 classification is only eligible after the petitioner passes an on-site inspection. For more information on eligible premium processing categories, please visit our How Do I Request Premium Processing? webpage.

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Edition Date

09/30/20. Starting on Dec. 16, 2020, we will only accept the 09/30/20 edition. Until then, you can use the 12/02/19 edition with the new filing fees. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the form and instructions.

Dates are listed in mm/dd/yy format.

Where to File

The filing location for Form I-907 depends on whether you are requesting premium processing for Form I-129 or Form I-140.

Please visit the Form I-129 or Form I-140 webpages to find the correct address. Do not send requests for premium processing to a USCIS Lockbox facility.

Don’t forget to sign your form! We will reject any unsigned form.

Filing Fee

$2,500 if you are filing Form I-129 requesting E-1, E-2, H-1B, H-3, L (including blanket L-1), O, P, Q, or TN nonimmigrant classification.

$1,500 if you are filing Form I-129 requesting H-2B or R nonimmigrant classification.

$2,500 if you are filing Form I-140 requesting EB-1, EB-2, or EB-3 immigrant visa classification.

These fees are effective Oct. 19, 2020, and are required in addition to all other filing fees required by the application or petition you are submitting. If you are paying by check, please make it payable to U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

When you send a payment, you agree to pay for a government service. Filing and biometric service fees are final and non-refundable, regardless of any action we take on your application, petition, or request, or if you withdraw your request.

Special Instructions

Religious Workers (Form I-129 R-1 classification): We will accept your Form I-907 if you have previously completed a successful on-site inspection.

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