USCIS Fees and Addresses

E-3
H-1B
O-1
P-3
TN
U.S. lawful permanent residence


E-3

Fees

E-3 employees are prohibited from paying E-3 petition filing fees. The E-3 petition fee must be paid by the sponsoring UH college/school/unit or department. However, an E-3 employee is responsible for paying the Form I-539 filing fee for E-3D dependents.

Departments need to request filing fee checks through the usual UH procedures. At the time of making the request, be sure to indicate that the checks must be returned to the department rather than mailed directly to USCIS. Each applicable fee must be stapled to its accompanying form and be paid by separate checks/money orders from a financial institution in the U.S. All fees should be payable in U.S. dollars to the “U.S. Department of Homeland Security.”

Petition/Application TypesFee TypesFee Amounts
Change of status to E-3
Change of E-3 employer to UH
Concurrent E-3 employment
E-3 extension
Form I-129 filing fee*$460
Premium processing service (opt)*Form I-907 filing fee*$2,500
E-3D change of status
E-3D extension
Form I-539 filing fee$370

*An E-3 petition does not need to be filed for an employee who will begin E-3 employment by entering the U.S. from abroad. In such a case, no E-3 petition fees apply, but the worker may need to pay E-3 visa fees if an E-3 entry visa from a U.S. embassy/consulate is required.

Mailing addresses

A hiring unit must provide a mailing label reflecting the appropriate address to FSIS. FSIS will mail the E-3 petition with the appropriate filing fees to the USCIS Vermont Service Center at one of the addresses below.

 USPS Certified or Priority MailExpress Mail or Courier (FedEx, UPS)
Regular processingUSCIS Vermont Service Center
Attn: I-129 E-3
38 River Road
Essex Junction, VT 05479-0001
Same as USPS Certified/Priority
Premium processingPremium Processing Service
USCIS Vermont Service Center
Attn: I-129 E-3
30 River Road
Essex Junction, VT 05452-3808
Same as USPS Certified/Priority

Note: If a dependent will file Form I-539/I-539A to apply for an E-3D change of status or extension at the same time as the filing of an E-3 petition (Form I-129) for the employee, submit the Form I-539/I-539A to FSIS so that we can mail it in the same envelope with the E-3 petition.

If the dependent will submit a Form I-539/I-539A for an E-3D change of status or extension after the E-3 petition has already been filed, mail the Form I-539/I-539A to the USCIS Dallas Lockbox Facility at one of the following addresses:

  • For USPS Certified/Priority Mail: USCIS, P.O. Box 660166, Dallas, TX 75266
  • For Express Mail or Courier (FedEx, UPS): USCIS, Attn: I-539, 2501 S. State Highway 121, Business Suite 400, Lewisville, TX 75067

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H-1B

Fees

H-1B employees are prohibited from paying H-1B filing fees. Any fees relating to the filing of H-1B petitions must be paid by the sponsoring UH college/school/unit or department. However, an H-1B employee is responsible for paying the Form I-539 filing fee for H-4 dependents.

Departments need to request filing fee checks through the usual UH procedures. At the time of making the request, be sure to indicate that the checks must be returned to the department rather than mailed directly to USCIS. Each applicable fee must be stapled to its accompanying form and be paid by separate checks/money orders from a financial institution in the U.S. All fees should be payable in U.S. dollars to the “U.S. Department of Homeland Security.”

Petition/Application TypesFee TypesFee Amounts
H-1B initial entry from abroad
Change of status to H-1B
Change of H-1B employer to UH
Concurrent H-1B employment
Form I-129 filing fee and
Anti-fraud fee
$460 and
$500
H-1B extension
H-1B amendment
Form I-129 filing fee$460
Premium processing service (opt)*Form I-907 filing fee$2,500
H-4 change of status
H-4 extension
Form I-539 filing fee$370

*Generally, this fee is viewed as a business expense of the UH department employing the H-1B worker. However, if the employee alone wishes to request premium processing service for purely personal, non work-related reasons (e.g., taking a personal trip, applying for a driver’s license for personal use, etc.), the fee may be paid by the employee. In such a case, the employee should email FSIS, the department chair, and the HR specialist a statement explaining their personal reasons for requesting premium processing service; FSIS will prepare Form I-907 if the request is deemed appropriate.

Mailing addresses

The hiring unit must provide a mailing label reflecting the appropriate address to FSIS. FSIS will mail the H-1B petition with the appropriate filing fees to the USCIS California Service Center at one of the addresses below.

 USPS Certified or Priority MailExpress Mail or Courier (FedEx, UPS)
Regular processingUSCIS California Service Center
Attn: I-129 H-1B Cap Exempt
P.O. Box 10129
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607-1012
USCIS California Service Center
Attn: I-129 H-1B Cap Exempt
24000 Avila Road
2nd Floor, Room 2312
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Phone: 1-800-375-5283
Premium processingPremium Processing Service
USCIS California Service Center
Attn: I-129 H-1B Cap Exempt 
P.O. Box 10825
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
Premium Processing Service
USCIS California Service Center
Attn: I-129 H-1B Cap Exempt
24000 Avila Road
2nd Floor, Room 2312
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Phone: 1-800-375-5283

Note: If a dependent will file Form I-539/I-539A to apply for an H-4 change of status or extension at the same time as the filing of an H-1B petition (Form I-129) for the employee, submit the Form I-539/I-539A to FSIS so that we can mail it in the same envelope with the H-1B petition.

If the dependent will submit a Form I-539/I-539A for an H-4 change of status or extension after the H-1B petition has already been filed, mail the Form I-539/I-539A to the USCIS Dallas Lockbox Facility at one of the following addresses:

  • For USPS Certified/Priority Mail: USCIS, P.O. Box 660166, Dallas, TX 75266
  • For Express Mail or Courier (FedEx, UPS): USCIS, Attn: I-539, 2501 S. State Highway 121, Business Suite 400, Lewisville, TX 75067

If the dependent will submit both a Form I-765 application for work authorization and a Form I-539 for an H-4 change of status/extension after the H-1B petition has already been filed, mail the Form I-539 to the USCIS Phoenix Lockbox Facility at one of the following addresses:

  • USPS Certified/Priority Mail: USCIS, P.O. Box 20400, Phoenix, AZ 85036
  • USPS Express or Courier (FedEx, UPS): USCIS, Attn: H-4, 1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85034

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O-1

Fees

O-1 employees may be responsible for paying all fees pertaining to an O-1 petition. They must pay the Form I-539 fee for their O-3 dependents.

If the department will pay the filing fees, request the filing fee checks through the usual UH procedures. At the time of making the request, be sure to indicate that the checks must be returned to the department rather than mailed directly to USCIS. Each applicable fee must be stapled to its accompanying form and be paid by separate checks/money orders from a financial institution in the U.S. All fees should be payable in U.S. dollars to the “U.S. Department of Homeland Security.”

Petition/Application TypesFee TypesFee Amounts
O-1 initial entry from abroad
Change of status to O-1
Change of O-1 employer to UH
Concurrent O-1 employment
O-1 extension
Form I-129 filing fee$460
Premium processing service (opt)Form I-907 filing fee$2,500
O-3 change of status
O-3 extension
Form I-539 filing fee
Form I-539A filing fee
$455 ($370+$85 biometrics fee)
$85 biometrics fee
Mailing addresses

A mailing label reflecting the appropriate address must be provided to FSIS. FSIS will mail the O-1 petition with the appropriate filing fees to the USCIS California Service Center at one of the addresses below.

 USPS Certified or Priority MailExpress Mail or Courier (FedEx, UPS)
Regular processingUSCIS California Service Center
Attn: I-129 O
P.O. Box 10129
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607-1012
USCIS California Service Center
Attn: I-129 O
24000 Avila Road
2nd Floor, Room 2312
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Phone: 1-800-375-5283
Premium processingPremium Processing Service
USCIS California Service Center
Attn: I-129 O
P.O. Box 10825
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
Premium Processing Service
USCIS California Service Center
Attn: I-129 O
24000 Avila Road
2nd Floor, Room 2312
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Phone: 1-800-375-5283

Note: If a dependent will file Form I-539/I-539A to apply for an O-3 change of status or extension at the same time as the filing of an O-1 petition (Form I-129) for the employee, submit the Form I-539/I-539A to FSIS so that we can mail it in the same envelope with the O-1 petition.

If the dependent will submit a Form I-539/I-539A for an O-3 change of status or extension after the O-1 petition has already been filed, mail the Form I-539/I-539A to the USCIS Dallas Lockbox Facility at one of the following addresses:

  • For USPS Certified/Priority Mail: USCIS, P.O. Box 660166, Dallas, TX 75266
  • For Express Mail or Courier (FedEx, UPS): USCIS, Attn: I-539, 2501 S. State Highway 121, Business Suite 400, Lewisville, TX 75067

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P-3

Fees

P-3 artists may be responsible for paying all fees pertaining to a P-3 petition. They must pay the Form I-539 fee for their P-4 dependents.

If the department will pay the filing fees, request the filing fee checks through the usual UH procedures. At the time of making the request, be sure to indicate that the checks must be returned to the department rather than mailed directly to USCIS. Each applicable fee must be stapled to its accompanying form and be paid by separate checks/money orders from a financial institution in the U.S. All fees should be payable in U.S. dollars to the “U.S. Department of Homeland Security.”

Petition/Application TypesFee TypesFee Amounts
P-3 initial entry from abroad
Change of status to P-3
Change of P-3 employer to UH
Concurrent P-3 employment
P-3 extension
Form I-129 filing fee$460
Premium processing service (opt)Form I-907 filing fee$2,500
P-4 change of status
P-4 extension
Form I-539 filing fee
Form I-539A filing fee
$455 ($370+$85 biometrics fee)
$85 biometrics fee
Mailing addresses

The hiring unit must provide a mailing label reflecting the appropriate address to FSIS. FSIS will mail the P-3 petition with the appropriate filing fees to the USCIS California Service Center at one of the addresses below.

 USPS Certified or Priority MailExpress Mail or Courier (FedEx, UPS)
Regular processingUSCIS California Service Center
Attn: I-129 P
P.O. Box 10129
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607-1012
USCIS California Service Center
Attn: I-129 P
24000 Avila Road
2nd Floor, Room 2312
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Phone: 1-800-375-5283
Premium processingPremium Processing Service
USCIS California Service Center
Attn: I-129 P
P.O. Box 10825
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607
Premium Processing Service
USCIS California Service Center
Attn: I-129 P
24000 Avila Road
2nd Floor, Room 2312
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Phone: 1-800-375-5283

Note: If a dependent will file Form I-539/I-539A to apply for a P-4 change of status or extension at the same time as the filing of an P-3 petition (Form I-129) for the artist, submit the Form I-539/I-539A to FSIS so that we can mail it in the same envelope with the P-3 petition.

If the dependent will submit a Form I-539/I-539A for a P-4 change of status or extension after the P-3 petition has already been filed, mail the Form I-539/I-539A to the USCIS Dallas Lockbox Facility at one of the following addresses:

  • For USPS Certified/Priority Mail: USCIS, P.O. Box 660166, Dallas, TX 75266
  • For Express Mail or Courier (FedEx, UPS): USCIS, Attn: I-539, 2501 S. State Highway 121, Business Suite 400, Lewisville, TX 75067

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TN

Fees

TN employees may be responsible for paying all fees pertaining to a TN petition. They must pay the Form I-539 fee for their TD dependents.

If the department will pay the filing fees, request the filing fee checks through the usual UH procedures. At the time of making the request, be sure to indicate that the checks must be returned to the department rather than mailed directly to USCIS. Each applicable fee must be stapled to its accompanying form and be paid by separate checks/money orders from a financial institution in the U.S. All fees should be payable in U.S. dollars to the “U.S. Department of Homeland Security.”

Petition/Application TypesFee TypesFee Amounts
Change of status to TN
Change of TN employer to UH
Concurrent TN employment
TN extension
Form I-129 filing fee*$460
Premium processing service (opt)Form I-907 filing fee$2,500
TD change of status
TD extension
Form I-539 filing fee
Form I-539A filing fee
$455 ($370+$85 biometrics fee)
$85 biometrics fee

*A TN petition does not need to be filed for an employee who will begin TN employment by entering the U.S. from abroad. In such a case, no TN petition fees apply. If the worker is Mexican, they may need to pay TN visa fees if a TN entry visa from a U.S. embassy/consulate is required. If the worker is Canadian, they may need to pay a TN applicant fee at the U.S. port of entry.

Mailing addresses

A mailing label reflecting the appropriate address must be provided to FSIS. FSIS will mail the TN petition with the appropriate filing fees to the USCIS Vermont Service Center at one of the addresses below.

 USPS Certified or Priority MailExpress Mail or Courier (FedEx, UPS)
Regular processingUSCIS Vermont Service Center
Attn: I-129 TN
38 River Road
Essex Junction, VT 05479-0001
Same as USPS Certified/Priority
Premium processingPremium Processing Service
USCIS Vermont Service Center
Attn: I-129 TN
30 River Road
Essex Junction, VT 05452-3808
Same as USPS Certified/Priority

Note: If a dependent will file Form I-539/I-539A to apply for A TD change of status or extension at the same time as the filing of a TN petition (Form I-129) for the employee, submit the Form I-539/I-539A to FSIS so that we can mail it in the same envelope with the TN petition.

If the dependent will submit a Form I-539/I-539A for a TD change of status or extension after the TN petition has already been filed, mail the Form I-539/I-539A to the USCIS Dallas Lockbox Facility at one of the following addresses:

  • For USPS Certified/Priority Mail: USCIS, P.O. Box 660166, Dallas, TX 75266
  • For Express Mail or Courier (FedEx, UPS): USCIS, Attn: I-539, 2501 S. State Highway 121, Business Suite 400, Lewisville, TX 75067

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U.S. permanent residence

Fees

Employees are responsible for paying all of the permanent residence fees listed below.

Each applicable fee must be stapled to its accompanying form and be paid by separate checks/money orders from a financial institution in the U.S. All fees should be payable in U.S. dollars to the “U.S. Department of Homeland Security.”

Petition/Application TypesFee TypesFee Amounts
Employment-based immigrant petitionForm I-140 filing fee$700
Application to adjust status to permanent residence
while in the U.S.
Form I-485 filing fee + biometric fee$1,225
Application to adjust status to permanent residence
while in the U.S. if under 14 and filing with parent(s)
Form I-485 filing fee + biometric fee$750
Application to adjust status to permanent residence
while in the U.S. if under 14 and filing separately from parent(s)
Form I-485 filing fee + biometric fee$1,140
Application to adjust status to permanent residence
while in the U.S. if 79 or older
Form I-485 filing fee + biometric fee$1,140
Premium processing service (opt)*Form I-907 filing fee$2,500

*Premium processing service is available only for Form I-140. It will not speed up the processing of a labor certification application or Form I-485, Form I-765, or Form I-131 application, nor will it expedite an individual’s priority date.

Mailing addresses

A mailing label reflecting the appropriate address must be provided to FSIS. FSIS will mail the I-140 with the required fees. Beneficiaries must mail Form I-485, Form I-765, and/or Form I-131 applications themselves.

  USPS Certified or Priority Mail Express Mail or Courier (FedEx, UPS)
Form I-140 filed
by itself

Regular processing:

USCIS
Attn: I-140
P.O. Box 660128
Dallas, TX 75266

Premium processing:

Premium Processing
USCIS Nebraska Service Center
P.O. Box 87103
Lincoln, NE 68501-7103

Regular processing:

USCIS
Attn: I-140
2501 S. State Hwy 121,
Business Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

Premium processing:

Premium Processing Service
USCIS Nebraska Service Center
850 S Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Form I-485 mailed after Form I-140 (include Form
I-765 and Form
I-131 if filing)
USCIS
P.O. Box 21281
Phoenix, AZ 85036
USCIS
Attn: AOS
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Form I-765 filed after Form I-485 USCIS
P.O. Box 21281
Phoenix, AZ 85036
USCIS
Attn: AOS
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Form I-131 filed after I-485 If Form I-485 receipt # starts with
EAC or SRC, mail Form I-131 to:

USCIS
P.O. Box 660867
Dallas, TX 75266

If Form I-485 receipt # starts with
LIN or WAC, mail Form I-131 to:

USCIS
P.O. Box 21281
Phoenix, AZ 85036

If Form I-485 receipt # starts with
EAC or SRC, mail Form I-131 to:

USCIS
Attn: AOS
2501 S. State Hwy 121,
Business Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

If Form I-485 receipt # starts with
LIN or WAC, mail Form I-131 to:

USCIS
Attn: AOS
1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S,
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034

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