The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires F-1 and J-1 visa applicants to pay a one-time fee to supplement the administration and maintenance costs of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). This fee is known as the SEVIS/I-901 fee and is required of all applicants seeking a student visa: $350 for F-1 applicants or $220 for J-1 applicants. The following information specifically addresses fee issues for F-1 students. Please click the question to view the corresponding answer.
For more information regarding the new SEVIS fee requirement or other visa-related matters, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.