USCIS Raises Premium Processing Fees in February

Summary

USCIS has announced that effective February 26, 2024, premium processing fees will be adjusted to reflect inflationary increases from June 2021 through June 2023.

USCIS has announced that effective February 26, 2024, premium processing fees will be adjusted to reflect inflationary increases from June 2021 through June 2023.

  • Premium processing fees will increase from $2,500 to $2,805; from $1,750 to $1,965; and from $1,500 to $1,685.

USCIS’s premium processing services offer expedited processing for a variety of the most commonly used form types. Under the program, USCIS will take adjudicative action within specified time periods or will refund the premium processing fees.

Funds generated by the fee increases are slated to be used to provide premium processing services, improve existing adjudications processes; reduce processing backlogs, and enhance funding for other adjudication and naturalization services.

The premium processing fee increases will take effect on February 26, 2024. Premium processing applications postmarked on or after February 26, 2024, with the incorrect filing fees, will be rejected.

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