USDHS increases SEVIS Fees
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced, effect June 24, 2019, that the Student and Exchange Visitor Program fees charged to international students, exchange visitors, and SEVP-certified host institutions will increase. A sample of the fee increases include:
- SEVIS I-901 Fee for F-1 and M-1 visa international students will increase from US$200 to US$350.
- SEVIS I-901 Fee for J-1 Exchange Visitor visa students and scholars will increase from US$180 to US$220.
- A new US$1,250 Recertification Fee will be paid by every SEVP-certified school when filing its recertification petition (every two years).
To read the full notice, please see the DHS news release here.