Proposal to Increase Nonimmigrant Visa Application Fees

December 14, 2009

On December 14, 2009, the Department of State Press Release announced a Federal Register proposed rule to increase the nonimmigrant visa application fee, also called Machine-Readable Visa (MRV) fee, and Border Crossing Card (BCC) fee.

To learn more, review the Press Release, including Frequently Asked Questions. To view the proposed rule and submit comments, please go to