FAQ Cr-1 Spousal Visa Fees

Gov Fees I-130 Spousal Us Visa

You will have to pay by money order or check the Gov. Use the following guidelines when you prepare your check or money order for the required fees: 1. All checks and money orders must be drawn on a bank or other financial institution located in the United States and must be payable in U.S. currency. 2. The check or money order must be made payable to the Department of Homeland Security. NOTE: Spell out Department of Homeland Security. Do not use the initials “DHS” or “USDHS.”.

Are the Government Fees 1-130 US Spousal US Visa  refundable?

Government fees for the 1-130 Spousal Visa petitions are non refundable. Signup for free membership Guest Account and we will help your filling out the proper information for your petition with our online form.

What is an Embassy Fee ?

Each person acquiring an immigration visa must pass a medical exam from a certified hospital. You will be required to get your exam from a designated US facility in the country of your origin usually close to the US embassy.  Each person has to pay this fee both spouse and children. 

money_us_visa_greencardWhat Will My Expense Be

     The CR1 Spousal  Visa partitioning is expensive especially if your are partitioning for both spouse and children having your family with you is priceless. Below is General cost of the whole process from beginning to end. Both fixed cost and incidental cost are listed for a typical case for just your spouse. Add on a secondary USCIS fee and medical fee for each additional person such as a child. Your cost may differ dependent on your circumstances. All in all the cost could  range from 1300 to 4800 that you may incure.

Fixed - Variable - Incidental Cost

List of fees





Sent with I-130 Petition



Paid at country of origin. Children immigrating on k2 each have embassy fee & medical.

Green card


Pay after receive visa



Filing fee for Affidavit of support one per case



DS-260 paid on line to gov NVC

Total Gov

$1295 US

Required Gov Fees you will pay

Variable Cost

Varies / Approximates / case by case

These can vary dependent on your circumstances


Types of travel: Meet Fiancé : Fiancé travel to appointments: Fiancé travel to states: Planes Trains Cabs Hotels Meals

List out your travel cost and beware of your travel circumstances / cost


Varies dependent on size translated can be expensive.

Google translator is good if you have document in pdf or readable form


Birth Cert / both F/P/C: Divorce Decrees: Tax Returns: Death Cert: Passports & Pass-Photos xxx suggestion

F: fiancé, P: Petitioner, C: Child


$25 to $300 Dependent of country

Depending on country this cost is variable check here for in country cost


$1,800 - $5,000 US This is very costly on top of all the other expenses. Their is no legal requirement to get a k1 Visa done by a licensed attorney. Its a matter of choice & budget. We start at $375 see our prices

Us Visa Green Card focuses on just immigration, that's our niche. Our fees for preparation are minuscule compared to an attorney.


These incidentals can add up

Beware you will incur some of these dependent on your circumstances


Varies dependent on service you will have local and overseas currier service

Factor in your documents being sent to the USCIS via USPO add tracking for piece of mind


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