•      Mon Sep 25 2023

US govt increases VISA fees

Kathmandu, June 3: The United State government has increased the VISA fees for travelers to USA effective from May 30, 2023.

According to a notice issued by US Embassy in Kathmandu, on May 30, 2023, the application fee for U.S. visitor visas and other non-petition based NIVs will increase from $160 to $185.

Likewise, petition-based (H, L, O, P, Q, and R) visa fees will increase from $190 to $205. E visa application fees will increase from $205 to $315.

The Embassy said, “We recognize the critical role international travel plays in the U.S. economy. Visa fees are calculated based on the results of an annual study of the cost of service.”