H1B Fee Paid By You or Employer ?
Who Pays For What When Filing H1B visa petition ?
Many applicants would wonder, who would pay for the H1B petition. For the most part, it is an employer’s expense.
Below Is A Brief Summary
| H1B Fee Components||
|| Who Pays for it ? Why should they pay for it ? |
|H-1B Visa Fee = The USCIS fee for the H-1B petition is||$460 ||To be paid by employee. Only Once.|
|H1B Registration Fee||$10||To be paid by the employer. Only for first time cap subject petitions.|
|Base Filing Fee||$460||Employer or H1B Sponsor.|
It is employer’s business expense as they intend to hire a highly skilled individual and bring them on-board
|AICWA Fee||$750 or $1,500||Employer/ H1B Sponsor.|
It is employer’s business expense. Law requires that this fee is never passed to the employee being hired or any other third party
|Fraud Prevent & Detection Fee||$500||Employer.|
It is employer’s business expense. Just like above, it is mandated by law and employee being hired should NOT pay for it.
|Fee Based On Public Law 114-113||$4000||Employer.|
It is employer’s business expense. This is a law that was passed earlier in 2016 year under Omnibus bill.
|Attorney Fee||Varies||Employer. It is employer’s business expense.|
|Premium Processing Fee (Optional)||$1,410||Optional fee. Either employer or You ( Employee being hired).|
If you bear it, the employer has to demonstrate to DOL that it was expedited due to your personal reasons.
|Visa Stamping Fee ( Fee Involved In Getting H1B visa at US consulate )||varies By Country||Employee’s expense. All the costs involved in obtaining visa, including cost involved in translation of your credentials, etc. It will NOT be an employer’s expense. |
Gollip Companies Job Application Purpose and Fees.
|Visa Application Fee||$460 USD|
| Authorization Health Care Certificate|| Varies By Country |
| N-648, Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions || Varies By Country |
| DS-2053-Medical-Examination Immigrant || Varies By Country |
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