Pay the USCIS Immigrant Fee

This fee does not apply to K-1 and K-2 visa holders.  If you have any questions about the fee you must contact USCIS.  Contact information is via

For all other visa types, you are required to pay $165 to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  This infomation was also provided to you when your visa package was sent to you by mail.

1. Go to  Log on and ‘Create New Account’, complete all the relevant fields accurately.

2. Select the benefit type (USCIS Immigrant Fee), enter your name, date of birth and country of birth, exactly as it appears on the visa in your passport.  Enter your A number and case ID (Given to you on the handout with your visa package).

3. If you are paying for additional family members, provide their names, dates and places of birth as on the immigrant visa in their passports.

4. Enter payment information and authorize payment.

You must pay before travelling to the Unoted States.  You will not receive your Permanent Resident Card until the ISCIS Immigrant Fee has been received.