USCIS Announces Increase To Premium Processing Fees Effective October 1, 2018

Author:Ms Maryanne Kline and Carole L. Rowlinson
Profession:Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
 
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On August 31, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a final rule increasing the premium processing filing fee for all eligible applications postmarked on or after October 1, 2018. USCIS's stated reason is that the fee increase is consistent with inflation as the premium processing fee was last adjusted in 2010.

The new premium processing fee represents an increase of almost 15% and changes the filing fee from $1,225.00 to $1,410.00. Individuals with specific questions are encouraged...

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