New Student and Exchange Visitor Fees Effective June 24th

Starting June 24, 2019, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will raise individual application fees on F and M students and most J exchange visitors, as well as the application fee for schools seeking initial certification in the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP). The Student and Exchange Visitor System (SEVIS) fee for F and M students will increase to $350 (from $200) and for most J exchange visitors to $220 (from $180).

ICE will also impose new fees on schools requesting recertification, requiring a site visit when adding or changing the school’s location, or filing an appeal or motion after the denial of certification or recertification request. The final rule revising the fees was published in the Federal Register.

Please see https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/new-increased-fees-international-students-exchange-visitors-sevp-certified-schools for more information.