Fees & Charges
Activities and services performed by the Office of Private Sector Exchange are funded by fees. Such fees enable the Office of Private Sector Exchange to recover the full cost associated with its administrative processing and the subsequent services rendered. The services covered by the fees include those related to filing new applications for designation, redesignation, and for filing an application for exchange visitor status changes. (i.e., Requests for change of program category, extension beyond maximum duration, reinstatement, reinstatement to update the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) status, ECFMG sponsorship authorization, and permission to issue.) These fees also include costs associated with program compliance, regulatory review and development, outreach, and general program administration.
22 CFR 62.17 Fees and charges.a) Remittances. Fees prescribed within the framework of 31 U.S.C. 9701 must be submitted as directed by the Department and must be in the amount prescribed by law or regulation. b) Amounts of fees.
- For filing an application for program designation and/or redesignation (Form DS-3036)--$3,982; and
- For filing an application for exchange visitor status changes (i.e., extension beyond the maximum duration, change of category, reinstatement, reinstatement-update SEVIS status, ECFMG sponsorship authorization, and permission to issue)--$367.