The exact cost of filing an H1B petition depends on the size of the employer and the number of other H1B employees working for the employer.
Base Fee: All petitions start with the base fee of $460.
Fraud Prevention Fee: All new petitions and petitions to switch employers (but not petitions to extend status with the same employer) must include a “fraud prevention” fee of $500.
ACWIA Fee: Introduced in the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act (“ACWIA”), this fee feeds a fund intended to train US workers for skilled positions. The ACWIA fee [Read more…]