The Department of State (DOS) announced that new consular service fees will go into effect on September 12, 2014. Specifically, the DOS amended its Schedule of Fees for Consular Services (Schedule) as follows:
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The DOS has amended its to Schedule to reflect the amount of time that consular officials actually spend on processing each of the above-referenced cases. Some fees have increased and others have decreased. Applicants should ensure that they are submitting the correct fee once the new fees go into effect on September 12, 2014. (Please note that the original announcement in the Federal Register referenced the wrong effective date – September 12, 2014 is correct.)