“USCIS Immigrant Fee”

Jurisdiction: United States United States

The USCIS Immigrant Fee recovers USCIS costs related to immigrant visas issued by the U.S. Department of State at U.S. Embassies and Consulates abroad. The fee covers the cost of USCIS processing, filing, and maintaining immigrant visa packets, plus the cost of producing Green Cards.

Source: USCIS Glossary, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services