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Visa Processing Fees to Change on April 13, 2012

Important Notice - New Application Fees: Nonimmigrant and immigrant visa application fees changed on April 13, 2012. The fees for most nonimmigrant visa applications and Border Crossing Cards has increased, while all immigrant visa application fees has decreased. All visa applicants must pay the fee amounts in effect on the day they pay, including immigrant visa applicants who pay fees to the National Visa Center (NVC).

Fees that will decrease are not refundable - If you paid a visa fee before April 13, 2012 and that fee decreased, we cannot give you a refund.

How to pay the Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Fee

Pay the application fee in Indian Rupees according to the current consular exchange rate. NIV is nonrefundable.



Consular Exchange Rate: $1 = Rs. 68
Effective September 1, 2015

Nonimmigrant Visa FeesU.S. DollarsIndian Rupees
Tourists, Business and Exchange Visitors, Students, Crew members: B1/B2 C1 D1 F1 / F2 J1/J2 M1/M2 $160 Rs 10,880
Temporary Employment: H1-B  L1/L2
$190 Rs 12,920
L1 Blanket Visa Fraud Prevention and Detection Fee
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$500 Rs 34,000
F1 and M1 SEVIS Fee (F2 and M2 exempt)
Pay SEVIS fee here
$200 Rs 13,600
J1 SEVIS fee (J2 exempt)
Pay SEVIS fee here
$180 Rs 12,240
Treaty Investor and Trader visas (E) $205 Rs 13,940

How to Pay American Citizen Services (ACS) Fees

You may pay at the Consulate by cash, a credit card capable of U.S. dollar transactions, or by demand draft made in favor of "U.S. Consulate General, Kolkata" payable at Kolkata and must have the MICR code printed on it. Demand Draft of Co-operative banks are not accepted.  If there is any over-writing or error in the demand draft, kindly make a new demand draft. We do not accept personal checks. ACS fees are nonrefundable.



Consular Exchange Rate: $1 = Rs. 68
Effective September 1, 2015

American Citizen Services FeesFees
Adult U.S. Passport Renewal $110
Adult U.S. Passport Replacement (Lost, Stolen, Damaged) $135
Minor U.S. Passport (under age 16) $105
Additional Passport Pages $82
Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) $100
Notarial $50
Certified True Copy $50
Authentication: Foreign Official $50
Minor Passport Card $40
Adult Passport Card $55
Photocopy (per page) $1

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