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Proposed DOS NIV Fee Changes

December 28, 2021 (1 min read)

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 12/29/2021

"The Department of State (Department) proposes adjustments to the Schedule of Fees for Consular Services (Schedule of Fees) of the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) for several nonimmigrant visa (NIV) application processing fees, the Border Crossing Card (BCC) for Mexican citizens age 15 and over, and the waiver of the two-year residency requirement (J-Waiver) fee. The proposed changes are based on the findings of the most recently approved update to the Cost of Service Model (CoSM). They ensure that the fees for providing these consular services better align with the costs of providing the services. DATES: The Department of State will accept comments until [INSERT DATE 60 DAYS AFTER PUBLICATION IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER]."