Hike In The Application Fee For The Non-Immigrant Visas

Two-Tier fee structure for non-immigrant visas has been introduced by the U.S. Consular Sections world wide from June 4, 2010 for raising the application fee.

Cost of the applications of business or tourism (B-1/B-2), crew member(c-1/D), student (For M) or exchange (J) categories will be U.S$140 and white receipt will be issued. Green receipt will be issued for the petition-based work visa categories (H, L, O, P, Q and R) and the cost changes to U.S.$150. These receipts are being purchased at the HDFC banks which are approved. For the treaty trader (E) visas the cost will be U.S.$390 and are to be paid at the Consulate General.

For further details visit http://hyderabad.usconsulate.gov/visa_services.html

Source: The Hindu