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MRV Fee Information



Payment of Application Fee 

 All applicants, with the exception of those noted in the “Exceptions for Payment of Application Fee” paragraph, are required to pay the Machine Readable Visa (MRV) application fee. The application fee is not a visa issuance fee. Nationals of certain countries will be required to pay a separate issuance fee if they receive visas. Citizens of Poland do not pay any issuance fees.

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Exceptions for Payment of Application Fee

Applicants who do not pay MRV fee:

  • A, G and NATO visas applicants
  • Some diplomatic passport holders.  Please contact the Embassy to confirm whether you will need to pay the MRV fee or not.
  • J visa applicants sponsored by the U.S. Government who are participating in programs which code begins with G-1, G-2 or G-3, G-7 and their derivatives.
  • Applicants whose original visa was not properly affixed or needs to be reissued through no fault of the applicant.