L Visa Services and Fees

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L-1 A CLASSIFICATIONS

We charge the same fees for new cases and extensions.
The fee schedule for L-1A classification (fees are payable by personal or corporate checks) is as follows: 

1. If petition is by way of premium processing, total filing fees is $2,960 (2 SEPARATE, personal or corporate checks, $460 and  $2,500, BOTH payable to "Department of Homeland Security". )

2. The $500 Fraud Prevention and Detection fee (personal or corporate check ) made payable to the "Department of Homeland Security. This fee will be applicable to:
a) All initial L-1A petitions;
b) Transfers from one employer to another; and
c) Change of Status to L-1A

Please note, if the L-1A is likely to be complicated, we may charge higher amounts for legal fees.  

1. Legal fees (for our Office):   $3,400 payable at the commencement of the case
Legal fees For Start Up Companies payable to our office: $4,200
2. Filing fees (to the USCIS, Form I-129)
  Regular Processing:   $460

 

Premium Processing:   $2,960 ( $460 for regular processing + additional

$2,500 , read item 1 above for details on payment by checks)

3. Federal Express Expenses: approx. $100

 

L-1B CLASSIFICATIONS

The fee schedule for L-1B classification (fees are payable by personal or corporate checks) is as follows: 

1. If petition is by way of premium processing, total filing fees is $2,960 (2 SEPARATE, personal or corporate checks, $460 and  $2,500, BOTH payable to "Department of Homeland Security". 
2. The $500 Fraud Prevention and Detection fee (personal or corporate check ) made payable to the "Department of Homeland Security. This fee will be applicable to:

a) All initial L-1B petitions;
b) Transfers from one employer to another; and
c) Change of Status to L-1B

Note 1:  If the L-1B is likely to be complicated, we may charge higher amounts for legal fees. 
Note 2:  We charge the same fees for new cases and extensions. 

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3)      IF YOU ARE A COMPANY WITH 50 OR MORE EMPLOYEES AND MORE THAN 50% OF YOUR EMPLOYEES IS IN H-1 OR L-1/L-2 STATUS:
A CHECK FOR $2,250.00 (CORPORATE CHECK ONLY) MADE PAYABLE TO THE “Department Of Homeland Security”.  

Note 3: On Aug. 13, 2010, President Obama signed into law Public Law 111-230, which contains provisions to increase certain L-1 petition fees with immediate effect for cases postmarked on or after Aug. 14, 2010, and it will remain in effect through Sept. 30, 2014.  

These additional fees apply to petitioners who employ 50 or more employees in the United States with more than 50 percent of its employees in the United States in H-1B or L (including L-1A, L-1B and L-2) nonimmigrant status.  Petitioners meeting the following criteria must submit the additional fee of $4,400.00 with their L-1 petitions:

- All initial L-1 petitions; or
- Transfers from one employer to another; and
- Change of Status toL-1

1.   Legal fees (for our Office): $3,600 payable at the commencement of the case
  Legal Fees for Start Up Companies payable to our office: $3,200
2.   Filing fees (to the USCIS, Form I-129) :

  Regular Processing - $460

  Premium Processing - $2,960 ($460 for regular processing + additional $1440, read item 1 above for details on payment by checks)
  

3.   Federal Express Expenses: approx. $100

 

Blanket L-1 CLASSIFICATIONS

The fee schedule for Blanket L-1 classification (fees are payable by personal or corporate checks) is as follows: 

1.  Legal fee (for our Office):  $2,400
2.  USCIS filing fee:  $460
3.  Fraud Prevention and Detection fee:  $500
4.  Premium processing fee:  $2,500

 

L-2 CLASSIFICATIONS

The fee schedule for L-2 classification (fees are payable by personal or corporate checks) is as follows: 

1.  Legal fees (for our Office): $800.00 for an independent L-2 payable at the commencement of the case
   $300.00 for an L-2 application filed with an L-1 application
2.  Filing fees (to the USCIS, Form I-539): $370.00


3.  Filing fees (to the USCIS, Form I-539 A, Biometrix Fees per applicant): $85.00 (effective 10/02/2020, no longer, applicable)
4.  Federal Express Expenses: approx. $70.00
Nonimmigrant Visas: